Thursday, February 24, 2011

Sweet Potato Leaves

This is the Sweet Potato leaves, which is a favourite with the locals. One could stir-fry it with sambal chilli, or with fuyi (fermented tofu, I think).

Anyone has good recipe for a stir-fry sweet potato dish? I think you can find this dish in some Peranakan Restaurants as well as in the Soup Restaurant (I think it was Ah Kong's favourite).

This plant grows very fast. So in times of hardship, this would be a plant to consider. (^^) I believe it must be a valuable source of food during the WWII times.

1 comment:

  1. Dear Victor Yue,

    I am Victoria Galvez, a second year Masters student in the National University of Singapore. In my Masters thesis, I am studying the memories of the wet market as a disappearing space and ‘heritage space’ from the perspective of history and heritage bloggers. I have already spoken to two, who have been so kind as to help me with my research, and wonder if you would be interested to, as well.

    I believe that you have a blog about the wet market, and talk the kinds of foods you can find in the market.

    I am deeply interested in this blog, your thoughts on the wet market, and in your other blogs in general. I have a few questions to ask you about your memories of the wet market as a disappearing space, and am wondering if you would be so kind as to help me with my research.

    I would prefer to converse with you face-to-face, hopefully soon, but at a date, time and place that is convenient for you. If you prefer to communicate via e-mail, I can send you a questionnaire with my questions. However, it would be nice meeting you face-to-face.

    You can contact me at or

    I hope to receive a favourable response from you soon, and I will deeply appreciate your help. Thank you.

    Yours sincerely,

    Victoria Galvez

    23 November 2012