It’s not every day that your future father-in-law goes out of his way to make your favourite cake for you. Except, for Mildred’s father, it was.
A home cook with Melaka-Portuguese heritage learns that making her childhood sambal is a balance of science, instinct, and years of wisdom.
In the first of our advice column, a reader has trouble eating her favourite dish without intertwining it with memories of falling out with her sister.
A tale of generational love, immigration and belonging told through a hulking pile of hand-written recipe notes.