Heritage trips inspire stories

Ten of the 12 Teck Whye pupils who are coming up with three children's books related to Chinatown - (first row, from lef) Hariette Palma, Teng Kaixin, Lv Jingyan, Zhang Huixin and Callum Mok, (middle row, from left) Cheng Zhi Xin, Goh Si Rui and Sia
Ten of the 12 Teck Whye pupils who are coming up with three children's books related to Chinatown - (first row, from lef) Hariette Palma, Teng Kaixin, Lv Jingyan, Zhang Huixin and Callum Mok, (middle row, from left) Cheng Zhi Xin, Goh Si Rui and Sia Hao Rui, and (top row, from left) Aditya Suresh Kailasom and Riley Matriano.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

When Zhang Huixin, 11, and her schoolmates chowed down on different items at traditional Chinese pastry specialist shop Tong Heng last year, they were especially taken with one food item.

She said: "We tasted the kaya toast there and we thought it was very delicious, so we decided to make a story about it."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 30, 2018, with the headline 'Heritage trips inspire stories'. Print Edition | Subscribe