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Pufferfish dish lets me hold on to my island past

Singapore loves its food and we await the next big obsession, be it an ondeh-ondeh pretzel or a salted-egg donut.

For me, it is a taste of the past that I crave: the ikan buntal or pufferfish that is cooked in the old ways of my ancestors, who were inhabitants of one of Singapore’s Southern Islands, Pulau Semakau.

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