About the workshop
"Kueh" is the Hokkien (a dialect) word for "cake".
Traditional Singaporean Kuehs are bite-sized pastries and dumplings usually made from rice or glutinous rice. In the past, Kuehs were only eaten during festivals such as Chinese New Year. However, it is now a common snack that is enjoyed at any time of the day.
Option 1: Kueh Making
In this workshop, you get to make Soon Kuehs and Png Kuehs!
Soon Kueh is a dumpling-like Kueh filled with shredded turnip and chives wrapped in a smooth tapioca flour skin. The fillings may vary, its up to you to choose 😄
Glutinous Rice Kueh (Png Kueh) - usually pink or white is a Kueh filled with glutinous rice, mushrooms and dried shrimps. Nowadays, Png Kueh comes in other colours such as black - made of black glutinous rice and sesame!
(Good to know: "Png" means "rice" in Hokkien)
Under this option, you get to make the above mentioned Kuehs plus your own Chilli sauce to go along with your Kuehs!
Option 2: Turtle Ang Ku Kueh
Ang Ku Kuehs which originated from Fujian, China are traditionally red in colour and filled with red bean or peanut paste. It resembles the shape of a tortoise shell as the Chinese believe that the tortoise is a symbol of longevity.
Under this option, you get to make your own Ang Ku Kuehs!
What you will experience
Depending on your option, you get to:
1. Learn about respective traditional Kuehs & the ingredients used
2. Make Soon Kuehs, Png Kuehs & your own Chilli sauce
3. Make Ang Ku Kuehs