Cheap & Good: Comforting Hainanese-style porridge in trying times

The Hainanese-style porridge is cooked till the rice grains have broken, yet unlike Cantonese congee, you still get the grainy texture.
The Hainanese-style porridge is cooked till the rice grains have broken, yet unlike Cantonese congee, you still get the grainy texture.ST PHOTO: EUNICE QUEK

SINGAPORE - It has been more than a month since I started working from home and I've never been happier to visit the hawker centre near my home in Jurong East.

While not as crowded as usual, it has become my main source of human interaction - a reprieve from the loneliness and isolation that occasionally comes with working from home.

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