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Some interesting information on … Singapore

Singapore is known as the Garden City of Asia. The name Singapore has a wonderful history. The Malays in the 7th Century called it Temasek or Sea Town. Then in 1299 the Sumatran Prince Sri Tri Buana made the island … Continue reading

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A Short History of Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts

Around 400BC, the Persian Empire’s nobility indulged in an iced dessert made of snow, vermicelli and rose water, and at times floured with saffron or fruits. The snow used in this dessert was from the mountains and stored in yakhchals (specialised subterranean … Continue reading

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