Tea and History

fr $56


(Duration: 2.0 hours)

OPERATIONS: Weekday Morning or Afternoon
(except public holidays and weekends)

Minimum 4 guests, Maximum 8 guests

The Experience
Served all sorts of steamed cakes, both savoury and sweet. The cakes span a range of cuisines from Eurasian, Chinese to Malay, all made with the respective moulds from their culture.

The Venue
A beautiful home that blends professional architectural design with the art from her artist husband. It is located along a quiet and charming landed estate close to Little India.

About the Host
Jasmine Tan’s international upbringing has ignited a lifelong passion for Southeast Asia, in particular, its food culture. She is deeply interested in researching and documenting perishable Asian cooking artefacts – traditional wooden moulds for cakes and kuehs – that are slowly vanishing today. She owns an impressive collection of wooden moulds collected from all around the region.
Despite having retired from her profession as a lawyer, she has gone on to earn a Master degree in Southeast Asian studies from the National University of Singapore.


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Tour Content

  • Immersive experience centered around a theme and anchored by a food focus
  • Hosted in local homes – Condos, HDB apartments, Landed
  • Hosted by experienced home cooks
  • Fun, entertaining and built for conversation
  • Serving home-made cakes and Kuehs
  • Hands-on making of Kueh magnet
  • Grassroots feel with quality management

Important Notes

  • Guests to make own way to the venue (Address to be advised upon
    booking confirmation)
  • Transfers can be arranged at a surcharge
  • Foreign speaking guide available at a surcharge of S$60.00 nett per guest
    (minimum 4 guests)
  • Private session can be arranged subject to host availability
  • Prices are in Singapore Dollars inclusive of prevailing government taxes
  • No refund for cancellation less than 5 working days prior to tour date
  • Advance booking is recommended
  • Kindly note that a service fee of 4.5% will be charged for each PayPal transaction