It does not matter whether you understand the real meaning behind every toss; liberally peppered with shouts of ‘huat ah!’ (rich/prosperous/etc) and such. Even if you’re from a different cultural background, or with a snigger plastered across the face wondering are these people mad? Come on …. adults playing with their food?!!
Some things just don’t change. Just when the dust had settled down after 3 years of hiatus, a second round of ‘food fight’ broke out between these very endearing neighbours; Malaysia and Singapore. Read this article from The Star for more insights.
Back in 2009, I wrote a piece on one of the HOTTEST piece of news in town (yeah, when other countries were deep in thoughts saving lives and such … we were headlining chapters on fighting over bragging rights over .. erm, bak kut teh, chicken rice, etc).
Three years later, here we are …. well-rested from the fatigue over the war of words, a second round ensued. This time over Yee Sang (or ‘yu sheng’), a prosperous dish of mixed vegetables and raw fish tossed and savoured during Chinese New Year. Read the rest of this entry »