Singapore Recipes For Life

A Singapore chef-historian, upon discovering his grandmother's recipe book, goes on a quest to uncover cultural secrets and stories behind what makes a Singapore dish, and what Singapore Recipes for Life his intriguing guests can offer. His inspiration to cook heritage dishes from his childhood for diverse groups of locals and foreigners, takes him and his co-host (a foodie with zero skills in the kitchen but with a penchant for street magic!) to the lesser seen places around the island.

A Singapore chef-historian, upon discovering his grandmother's recipe book, goes on a quest to uncover cultural secrets and stories behind what makes a Singapore dish, and what Singapore Recipes for Life his intriguing guests can offer. His inspiration to cook heritage dishes from his childhood for diverse groups of locals and foreigners, takes him and his co-host (a foodie with zero skills in the kitchen but with a penchant for street magic!) to the lesser seen places around the island.

Ep 1 It's A Beautiful World. Be Happy.
24 mins

A Singapore chef-historian, upon discovering his grandmother's recipe book, goes on a quest to uncover cultural secrets and stories behind what makes a Singapore dish, and what Singapore Recipes for Life his intriguing guests can offer. His inspiration to cook heritage dishes from his childhood for diverse groups of locals and foreigners, takes him and his co-host (a foodie with zero skills in the kitchen but with a penchant for street magic!) ..

Ep 1 It's A Beautiful World. Be Happy.

A Singapore chef-historian, upon discovering his grandmother's recipe book, goes on a quest to uncover cultural secrets and stories behind what makes a Singapore dish, and what Singapore Recipes for Life his intriguing guests can offer. His inspiration to cook heritage dishes from his childhood for diverse groups of locals and foreigners, takes him and his co-host (a foodie with zero skills in the kitchen but with a penchant for street magic!) ..

Ep 2 Live in the Moment
24 mins

Chef Chris and Kyle spend an afternoon at the Singapore Cricket Club, reliving dishes featured in a Christmas menu from 1938, that includes colonial concoctions like "Gin Pahit" and "Mulligatawny". Margaret Cunico, shares memories of past NDP parades on the padang and quirks about the club. Next, the hosts meet larger than life residents of Geylang Lorong 24A, a peak into a Legendary Flamenco maestro's life ...

Ep 2 Live in the Moment

Chef Chris and Kyle spend an afternoon at the Singapore Cricket Club, reliving dishes featured in a Christmas menu from 1938, that includes colonial concoctions like "Gin Pahit" and "Mulligatawny". Margaret Cunico, shares memories of past NDP parades on the padang and quirks about the club. Next, the hosts meet larger than life residents of Geylang Lorong 24A, a peak into a Legendary Flamenco maestro's life ...

Ep 3 No Judgement
24 mins

In this episode that celebrates the influence of European cuisine on local fare, Chef Chris makes his grandma's "Leg of Lamb with a very special Worchester and chincalok sauce". The hosts track down the creator of the famed Goodwood Park Hotel durian puff, French pastry chef Bruno Phillipe who still lives in SG, 30 years later, this time he is "hanging" with a "motocycle group", a family and brotherhood whose motto is "Family. Work. Ride".

Ep 3 No Judgement

In this episode that celebrates the influence of European cuisine on local fare, Chef Chris makes his grandma's "Leg of Lamb with a very special Worchester and chincalok sauce". The hosts track down the creator of the famed Goodwood Park Hotel durian puff, French pastry chef Bruno Phillipe who still lives in SG, 30 years later, this time he is "hanging" with a "motocycle group", a family and brotherhood whose motto is "Family. Work. Ride".

Ep 4 Food is Art in Life
24 mins

Chef Chris re-creates his grandma's Pomfret recipe and learn a thing or two from Laila White, passionate fitness guru. On the beach Maestre Silvano Santos, Brazilian Capoeira Coach whips up a fish stew, Morqueka, Before the sun goes down, he guides in Capoeira power and energy of "girl bands" is infectious and when not performing, Fee Fi Fo Femm chill over food pasta.

Ep 4 Food is Art in Life

Chef Chris re-creates his grandma's Pomfret recipe and learn a thing or two from Laila White, passionate fitness guru. On the beach Maestre Silvano Santos, Brazilian Capoeira Coach whips up a fish stew, Morqueka, Before the sun goes down, he guides in Capoeira power and energy of "girl bands" is infectious and when not performing, Fee Fi Fo Femm chill over food pasta.

Ep 5 A Connoisseur’s Tongue is Bold
24 mins

Chef Chris makes his Grandma's "lemper udang", sticky rice with a kerisik and dried shrimp. Kyle meets the Queen of Lemper (Ratu Lemper), Carol Aliya who challenges him to roll some out, but not before he and Chris have a spot of BJJ with her family. Next we meet Melissa Sidek, who owns 50 kebayas, whose SG Recipe for Life is to celebrate it. She and her "Kebaya Queens" hang out at Ratianah's Boutique, filled with rich heritage designs.

Ep 5 A Connoisseur’s Tongue is Bold

Chef Chris makes his Grandma's "lemper udang", sticky rice with a kerisik and dried shrimp. Kyle meets the Queen of Lemper (Ratu Lemper), Carol Aliya who challenges him to roll some out, but not before he and Chris have a spot of BJJ with her family. Next we meet Melissa Sidek, who owns 50 kebayas, whose SG Recipe for Life is to celebrate it. She and her "Kebaya Queens" hang out at Ratianah's Boutique, filled with rich heritage designs.

Ep 6 Food is Medicine
24 mins

The hosts meet Adele Lau, a TCM doctor who shares on how Food is Medicine. She makes mochi with mugwort juice extract and shares on yin yang philosophy. Chef brews "Rasam" with a dose of warming spices in an "Eeya Chombu" before they meet Raquel and Santos whose Recipe for Life is to be adventurers. Now settled in Singapore, they are sharing their Mexican street food culture as hawkers. Raquel challenges Kyle to make a giant churro and and...

Ep 6 Food is Medicine

The hosts meet Adele Lau, a TCM doctor who shares on how Food is Medicine. She makes mochi with mugwort juice extract and shares on yin yang philosophy. Chef brews "Rasam" with a dose of warming spices in an "Eeya Chombu" before they meet Raquel and Santos whose Recipe for Life is to be adventurers. Now settled in Singapore, they are sharing their Mexican street food culture as hawkers. Raquel challenges Kyle to make a giant churro and and...

Additional Information

Singapore Recipes For Life
Broadcasted2022
Genresfood, info-ed
Seasons1
Suitable For All Ages