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With 25th December just round the corner, I thought I’d post this newspaper clipping (probably from The Straits Times) which grandma stuck inside her notebook, right on the first page. The facing page has some notes dated 22 December 1957, as you can see here.

Merry Christmas, everyone!

Christmas Pudding

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Two kinds of ready-made products are called for here: graham crackers and dried apricots. Of course, you could also make them at home, but the recipe implies using the packaged, commercial versions for convenience. Both of these would most likely be products imported into Singapore, and perhaps relatively expensive back in the 1950s/60s?

The piecrust recipe here is perhaps one that can be used for grandmother’s other pie recipes where no instructions for the pie shell are given.

Apricot Chiffon Pie

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