25 Aug '12, 5am

"there is no low class food, if presented in a fairly upscale manner" = exclusion is ok if it doesn't exclude ME

I am a lover of food and I don’t believe that anyone should impose a class system on what we consume. We eat food that we enjoy eating, regardless of how much it costs or our social status. No matter how wealthy we are and how much we can afford, take for example when we are sick and not feeling well, the food we Asians usually go for is a bowl of congee (simple rice soup made of rice grains and water simmered over low heat; incidentally also a white food item). We enjoy it because it is simple, meaningful, and it makes us feel better. There is nothing wrong with that and I don’t see how congee, again as an example, would be considered low class just because of its humble nature. Sure, you can dress it up with fancy fixings such as scallops or premium fish slices, whatever… And in the case of tau huay , it can be served in a pretty ramekin, crystal goblet or whatever. It i...

Full article: http://blog.moonberry.com/singapore-tau-huay-too-low-clas...

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