Honey alcohol that is made in Singapore

Mr Simon Zhao was inspired by the Chinese nu er hong wine and started to make mead in the hope of building a collection for his daughter when she grows up. Find out more about his local brews in this second episode of Made in Singapore.

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VIDEO: SINGAPORE-MADE MEAD

Learn more about mead, an alcoholic fermented honey drink.

In case you missed it, this episode of Made In Singapore, a video series about Singapore artisans, features Mr Simon Zhao, 33, founder of local meadery Rachelle The Rabbit. He talks about why he started the business and how he makes mead. Making a legacy out of mead: str.sg/oP8X

RECIPES TO TRY

Need an alternative to white jasmine rice? Cook healthier with these recipes for fried brown rice, cauliflower fried rice and simmered chicken with couscous from Malaysian newspaper The Star. Three recipes with white rice substitutes: str.sg/osuz

Try The New York Times' recipe for a one-pot bouillabaisse seafood pasta. Use fat tube pasta, such as paccheri or rigatoni - great for soaking up the tomato-based sauce. Seafood pasta recipe: str.sg/osRC

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 23, 2018, with the headline 'Honey alcohol that is made in Singapore'. Print Edition | Subscribe