20 Jun '17, 2am

LEL >Rong Cheng Bak Kut Teh: The history of Bak Kut Teh continued...... - ieatishootipost:

LEL >Rong Cheng Bak Kut Teh: The history of Bak Kut Teh continued...... - ieatishootipost:

Let’s make it very clear that Singapore did not invent pork bone soup. The idea of boiling pork bones in soup must have been around since pigs were first domesticated in China more than 5000 years ago. What Singapore did invent was Bak Kut Teh which is when Pork Bone (Bak Kut) Soup is eaten together with a pot of Kung Fu Tea (Teh). As I have already documented in my previous posts , Bak Kut Teh was born around the Clarke Quay area as a tonic for coolies who needed an energy boost in the mornings for their back breaking work of carrying sacks of rice off the sampans into the godowns. Tea trolleys sponsored by Peh Sin Choon Another piece of the Bak Kut Teh puzzle was added when I met up with Tea Merchant, Kenry Peh recently. I was told that Kenry’s grandfather migrated to Singapore in the 1920’s and even at that time, Bak Kut Teh was already being served by the Teochew’s aro...

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