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What we lose, when family recipes vanish - a legacy of love and sacrifice

My grandma’s Hakka cooking was how we bonded, and her food tells a poignant story of love, hardship and duty over 88 years. This is the first in a ...

Mrs Lam's handmade Hakka noodles: The recipe

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