29 Jan '12, 10pm

Singapore, Malaysia in 'food fight' over which country yusheng belongs to

Singapore, Malaysia in 'food fight' over which country yusheng belongs to

Yusheng is the subject of the latest 'food war' between Singapore and Malaysia, with each side claiming the Chinese New Year dish of raw fish and vegetables as its own. -- ST FILE PHOTO By Lee Choo Kiong A plate of raw fish and julienned vegetables was all it took to reignite a 'food fight' between Singaporeans and Malaysians. Following food ownership debates over bak kut teh and Hainanese chicken rice, the bone of contention this time is the popular Chinese New Year dish yusheng. The hullabaloo first erupted at the northern end of the Causeway earlier this month, when Singaporean celebrity foodie K.F. Seetoh first drew attention to a finance and accounting professor's Facebook page that revolved around local heritage. Writing in his weekly food column in The New Paper on Jan 3, Mr Seetoh noted Professor Tan Wee Cheng's list of six things in Singapore that he would like to...

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