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Singapore Cooks: Make Hokkien porridge kueh with leftover porridge

Use leftover porridge to make porridge kueh - a simple, rustic dish financial consultant Lace Zhang learnt from her grandmother

Porridge kueh is her grandmother's favourite dish to cook and eat, but it was only last year that 29-year-old financial consultant Lace Zhang got to taste the dish for the first time.

Her maternal grandmother, Madam Ong Keow Lan, 74, says in Mandarin: "Although I love this dish, I did not cook it for my grandchildren as I always felt that young people would not like such simple, rustic food."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 14, 2018, with the headline 'A taste of heritage'. Print Edition | Subscribe