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7 Kitchenware To Embrace Your Roots

Growing up in Singapore allows you to embrace various cultures. Be it an apparel, a piece of jewellery or even food, we have definitely learnt to appreciate the similarities and differences of these cultural influences. What many do not pay attention to is that there are some kitchenware that are designed with these influences in mind, and they are extremely usable. 

Here we have for you are 7 kitchenware for you to exhibit and exercise your love for all things culture-inspired. Get them and embrace your roots!

1. Happy Rabbit Coffee Cup Set, Happy Rabbit Co., $30


If you hang out at the old school kopitiam long enough, you would recognise this iconic kopitiam cup and saucer, with an adorable cheeky touch. It'll definitely make your coffee session a cheery one.  

2. Peranakan Tiles Mug in Red, Now&Then, $18.60

All you Baba and Nyonya, this mug says nothing but "I'm proud to be a Peranakan!". Comes in 3 other colours and designs, this will also make a great set for your entire family. 

3. Peranakan Soup Spoon in Pink, Little Nyonya Batik, $7

Speaking of Peranakan, this spoon will instantly fill your space with some authentic Peranakan vibes. Best used for eating some yummy Puloh Hitam (a Peranakan dessert).   

4. White Shallow Bowl, Euphoramics, $45

Inspired by the Japanese culture, this bowl is highly versatile and can be used for various purposes - soup, rice, and even ice-cream. Plus, it's photogenic and Instagram-worthy.  

5. May Mug in Reverie, SCENE SHANG, $39

Remember the good old thermal flask that your grannies use to keep teas warm? SCENE SHANG has recreated that and made them into mugs that you can use in your office or home. (Note: These are not thermal mugs!)

6. Bao Salt and Pepper Set, Pinyin Press, $35

Don't eat them by mistake. These salt and pepper shakers can bring on some orient power to your household. Be warned, Xiao Long Bao cravings might be unstoppable. 

7. Portrait of a City (1860 - 1930) Cup, THE FARM STORE, $38

Embracing the old with the touch of modernity, this cup encapsulates both the history of Singapore and the traditional design of porcelain wares. Beautiful and meaningful, all at the same time. 

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