09 Mar '11, 1am

Rolina Curry Puffs: What did Grandpa and Grandma do after they ran away together?: Curry Puffs $1.20Here's a li...

Rolina Curry Puffs: What did Grandpa and Grandma do after they ran away together?: Curry Puffs $1.20Here's a li...

Here's a little story that will put a smile on your face. See the couple in the photo? They are Mr and Mrs Tham who run this little stall in Serangoon Gardens Food Centre called Rolina. Mr Tham is now 72 and he tells me that he has been selling curry puffs since he was 19. Mr Tham recalls that he started selling Curry Puffs back in the 50's because he had no education and was looking for something to do. An old Hainanese sailor chef took him under his wings and taught him how to make Hainanese style curry puffs. The retiring chef told him that with just some flour and potatoes that he could make a decent living for himself. So he started selling his Curry Puffs just outside Sputnik Cafe in Serangoon Gardens together with his then girlfriend, pre-Mrs Tham (there she is in the photo). Back then they did not have a stall. Instead they traveled around in a motobike with a side...

Full article: http://ieatishootipost.sg/2011/03/rolina-curry-puffs-what...

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