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  • Chapati : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a meal consisting of two chapatis (unleavened flatbread), a plate of mutton curry, fried long beans, a plate of onions and cucumbers as well as a cup of tea. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Satay dish : close-up

    Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a close-up of a plate of satay, which is skewered meat (chicken, mutton, beef or pork) barbecued over charcoal fire. The satay is served with slices of cucumber and onion, rice cake (ketupat), and a peanut sauce. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Living Galleries (Food) : general view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the different exhibits in the food section of Singapore Living Galleries, at the National Museum of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese girl having her meal, 1971

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Piollet, Paul · Paul Piollet Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows a Chinese girl sitting by a wooden table, with chopsticks in one hand and a bowl in the other, at her mealtime. Several dishes are placed on the wooden table. Cartons of glass-bottled beverages can be seen on the right of the photograph. Title devised by...
  • Indian stall selling mutton soup, 1960s : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Geography and Travels · Economy
    This is a 1960s photograph of an Indian man selling mutton soup. The stall has a signboard that reads: 'A. Samad'. Numerous food stalls such as this were set up by the island's myriad hawkers in front of shophouses and along five-foot ways, offering a variety of succulent dishes. Photograph...
  • Nonya kueh : general view

    Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily
    This is a photograph of a lady in a shop selling a wide range of traditional nonya kueh and other snacks packed in plastic containers. Glutinous rice dumplings are also displayed in a red basket, with some hung up behind her. Title devised by Library staff.