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Mum’s Not Cooking: Favourite Singaporean Recipes for the Near Clueless or Plain Lazy

Publisher: Epigram Books

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Denise Fletcher
Illustrated by Kuan Teck Harn

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What do you do when you’re homesick for some Singapore food, but you can’t really cook, mum’s nowhere nearby, or there’s no hawker centre you can shuffle to in your shorts and flip-flops?

Cook some yourself!

Adopting the loving authority and voice of one who’s accustomed to creating friendly recipes for those who are simply clueless or just rather lazy about cooking, Denise Fletcher, a proud-born-and-bred Singaporean, devotes her culinary experience to creating a companionable book for all the Singapore food favourites that you and your friends or colleagues may crave. Recognising that you may not easily obtain ‘authentic’ ingredients if you’re based overseas where you are, Denise also suggests food substitutions to help you approximate that taste for home. Thumb through this book and search for a recipe that will comfort you!

“The 140-page cookbook caters to those living overseas and amateur home-cooks, with handy cooking tips and other information, including tips on how to stock a kitchen.
Eunice Quek, The Sunday Times

About the Chef/Author
An enthusiastic cook and a gifted writer, Denise Fletcher has a certificate in food preparation from Shatec Institutes. Being of Eurasian heritage and a proud born-and-bred Singaporean, Denise has been a chef in SATS Catering. She was also the owner of a restaurant named Eurasian Delights, which served Eurasian and Singapore dishes. Denise began writing down her recipes in 2004.

About the Illustrator
Kuan counts art and design as his absolute passion. He loves old stuff with a story and flea markets are his favourite treasure-hunting wonderland for gems and inspirations. For the past three years, Kuan was a happy baker in an eclectic cafe called Caramel. 

Kuan lives a simple life with his golden labrador and he’s loving it.

ISBN: 9789810897321
Format: Flexi-bound
Size: 148 x 210mm
Pages: 160pp
Published: June 2012