Apart from whipping up delicious food, local restaurant The Peranakan also prides itself on giving people a second shot in life, by employing seniors, ex-convicts and spouses of ex-convicts.

A good part of Shirley Tay’s day sees her cooking up a storm in the kitchen of The Peranakan in Orchard Road.

Standing for hours on end is no mean feat for almost any 71-year-old, but chef Tay doesn’t let her age stop her from continuing her passion – dishing out traditional Peranakan classics. . . .

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