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Chai tao kway at Sago Lane, 1981



This 1981 photograph shows chai tao kway (also known as “fried carrot cake”) being cooked at a food stall or coffee shop in Sago Lane. The picture shows a pair of "wok chan" (a small shovel-like ladle with a long wooden or metal handle) being used to stir fry the cubes of "carrot cake" (typically made from rice flour and radish) with eggs. Chai tao kway is a popular dish among the locals. Title devised by Library staff.

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From the Paul Piollet Collection. All Rights Reserved. Paul Piollet and National Library Board Singapore 2012.

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