29 Mar '15, 12am

He Had A Soft Spot For Chocolate Cake

He Had A Soft Spot For Chocolate Cake

“He had a soft spot for chocolate cake…” We have learnt that one of Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s favourite food was chocolate cake. My generation may have grown up not knowing very much about our former Prime Minister Mr Lee Kuan Yew, what he liked, what he disliked, many of his policies not exactly documented in our history books – which we have memorised, and forgotten much. I have learnt so much more about Singapore’s founding father this week, than my entire life combined. Have we taken him for granted? Have we taken Singapore for granted? I speak for myself. Yes. The irony was just a week before, a group of friends was just discussing about “where to escape to” during the SG50 long weekends. Perfect opportunity to take a holiday to Bangkok or Hong Kong, it seemed. The very week after, the very same Whatsapp group were planning “when we should we go down to queue?” I figured that...

Full article: http://danielfooddiary.com/2015/03/29/rememberinglky/

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