Facebook group Singapore Home Cooks is now a business with more than 10 employees

Ms Cassandra Xu (middle, holding Singapore Home Cooks placard) with members of the Singapore Home Cooks Facebook group.
Ms Cassandra Xu (middle, holding Singapore Home Cooks placard) with members of the Singapore Home Cooks Facebook group.PHOTO: SINGAPORE HOME COOKS
Ms Cassandra Xu started Singapore Home Cooks in May 2013 for family and friends to share cooking tips, but the group has since grown to more than 230,000 members.
Ms Cassandra Xu started Singapore Home Cooks in May 2013 for family and friends to share cooking tips, but the group has since grown to more than 230,000 members.PHOTO: SINGAPORE HOME COOKS

SINGAPORE - Ms Cassandra Xu never imagined that her humble hobby-based Facebook group would one day bring thousands of like-minded individuals together to share their passion for cooking.

The 45-year-old started Singapore Home Cooks (SHC) in May 2013, six years after she left her job as a graphic designer to be a housewife, following difficulties coping with the long hours and tight deadlines.

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