THE LIFE E-MAGAZINE FEBRUARY ISSUE

Learn how Fann Wong lost 16kg; get three cooks' Chinese New Year home recipes

Popular actress and new mummy Fann Wong says she has done little to shed her pregnancy pounds, but has enviably regained her svelte figure.

Fann, 44, reveals how she lost all 16kg gained from her pregnancy in less than three months, in the latest edition of The Life. The digital magazine can be downloaded free from The Straits Times Star E-Books app (available from the Apple App Store or Google Play for iPad or Android devices).

In this issue, too, pick up tips for Chinese New Year feasts from three accomplished cooks.

Lawyer Wee Eng Hwa, daughter of the late president Wee Kim Wee, cooks Peranakan delicacies in her father's memory.

Mr Dennis Wee, chairman of real estate agency Dennis Wee Group, treats 200 employees and friends to his rendition of fried Hokkien mee.

Also, Mr Pang Kok Keong, the chef and owner of Sugar Daddy Group, which owns Antoinette patisserie, brings back childhood memories by cooking a version of his grandmother's Hakka thunder tea rice.

You can also pick up inspiring gift ideas in a gift guide for Valentine's Day.

The Life also talks to the wife of Shanghai billionaire investor Liu Yiqian, Ms Wang Wei, who spent more than 560 million yuan (S$121 million) with her husband to open two sprawling museums in Shanghai to showcase their extensive art collection.

PHOEBE LOW