Singapore Cooks: Starved of spicy food overseas, housewife makes her own sauces

Ms Liu Yaling, who was born in Hunan, with her spicy and sour black fungus dish. ST PHOTO: JASMINE CHOONG
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SINGAPORE - When she was living in London from 2014 to 2016, Hunan-born housewife Liu Yaling hankered for spicy food the most.

"It was challenging because it was mainly Western cuisine everywhere - there was no chilli," recalls Ms Liu, 37, who would often accompany her 45-year-old Singaporean Indian husband on his work travels to Europe. He works at oil giant Shell.

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