Kueh lapis, pandan chiffon cake and Nyonya kueh from Bengawan Solo. Photo: Dayu Zhang

Singapore’s Anastasia Liew on what’s cooking at her famous Bengawan Solo bakery

  • The founder of the Lion City’s best known maker of cakes and biscuits has gone from her kitchen counter to international success
  • Known to her staff as ‘Lady Boss’, she discusses her long-held commitment to quality that helped the brand secure US$48 million in revenue last year
Topic |   Singapore

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Kueh lapis, pandan chiffon cake and Nyonya kueh from Bengawan Solo. Photo: Dayu Zhang
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Kosher food and labelling is becoming a big deal in Asia. Photo: Shutterstock

Going global: could halal be the next kosher?

  • Asian manufacturers are seeking kosher certification because they hope to gain access to markets in the US, Europe and Australia
  • Those promoting expansion of halal certification hope that, like kosher, it will be recognised as symbol of quality, even by consumers not buying for religious reasons
Topic |   Religion

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Kosher food and labelling is becoming a big deal in Asia. Photo: Shutterstock
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