23 Jan '11, 2pm

Singapore record-setting "yusheng"

Singapore record-setting "yusheng"

SINGAPORE: The traditional Lunar New Year dish, "yu sheng", symbolises prosperity and abundance. The tossing of "yu sheng" - a raw fish salad - is also sometimes referred to as "lo hei", which means to "toss up luck" or "toss and rise". In other words, the higher you chuck your food, the more luck and good fortune will rain down on you in the coming year. Well, hopes are certainly high for a prosperous year - with a "yu sheng" that stretches 108 metres. It took chefs from the Society of Chinese Cuisine Chef three months of planning and nearly 400 kilogrammes of ingredients to make the dish, which is arranged to form the Chinese character for "dragon" in calligraphic script. The creation earned organisers a spot in the Singapore Book of Records. The organisers are Telok Ayer Hong Lim Green Community Centre, Kampoing Glam Constituency Grassroots Organisations and De Dynasty ...

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