Geylang Bazaar

By Kiana Koh As we are slowly slipping into the middle of the year again, it is Ramadan season, whereby all Muslims worldwide commemorate the first revelation of the Quran by fasting. During this period of time, Singapore has an annual Geylang Serai Bazaar, which sells everything from food to makeup! Over the years, it has become a trend for the younger generation to visit … Continue reading Geylang Bazaar

Quest for the Layered Lapis

By Mildred Jones One of the most popular cakes to be eaten here is the Layered Lapis. It is believed that the cake is a Dutch- Indonesian version of the European multi layered ‘Spit Cake’. It is firm in texture and consists of a various blend of cardamom, cinnamon, clove, mace and star anise. The Dutch have renamed the cake *‘Spekkoek’, which translates to ‘Spice … Continue reading Quest for the Layered Lapis