Identity is a funny thing, which is why this article struck a chord in me…… And it also made me crave muah chee, which I haven’t had for eons.
A flavour of Singapore identity is lost without muah chee
By Han Fook Kwang
The simple snack may not make big bucks but its value is built on factors like craftsmanship and tradition
Muah Chee is an unlikely subject when talking about the Singapore identity. But there is a connection which I will come to later.
It is a simple snack made of glutinous rice covered with ground peanut which doesn’t stir up the same passionate debate among local foodies as char kway teow or chilli crab.