Singapore story through food
16 November, 2015
The recently launched book Food, Foodways and Foodscapes is an anthropology of essays by nine academics, namely Prof Lily Kong (former faculty, Geography Dept.), Prof Vineeta Sinha (Sociology Dept.), Prof Chua Beng Huat (Sociology Dept.), Lai Ah Eng, A/P Harvey Neo (Geography Dept.), Jean Duruz, A/P Kevin Low (Sociology Dept.), Adeline Tay and Amy Tan. It explores the impact of cuisine on global consciousness as well as the Singaporean psyche.
‘Singapore story through food’ reviews Food, Foodways and Foodscapes, highlighting the questions answered as well as its merits and demerits. Cheong Suk-Wai writes that this book is an excellent starting point for anyone keen to understand the ways in which Singaporeans think about and enjoy food.
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