Food has a special way of bringing people together and opening minds regardless of culture, religion, nationality and race. Friendships are made whilst preparing and eating collectively. ICCS is testament to that.
The International Cooking Club Singapore (ICCS) was born in mid-August of 2015. The mission of ICCS is to bring together women living in Singapore who (a) share a passion for food and cooking, (b) who have a wide range of culinary skills, (c) come from Singapore and from all over the globe, (d) want to make new friends, and (e) are keen to improve their culinary repertoire.
We soon discovered that we started learning new recipes from these new friends who came from all over the world. Simply by word of mouth and learning about us on a few social media platforms, more and more women joined our informal get-togethers. We currently have approximately 300 active women broken into about 30 cooking and baking groups, plus about 200 alumni women who were in the organisation and, for example, have left Singapore since (we have a large number of expatriates in ICCS) or took on full time jobs. In total we come from 86 countries. It became obvious that there were a host of women who were looking for the opportunity to become part of a small group of like-minded individuals who shared the same passion for cooking.
In early March 2016, we were formally registered as a non-profit organization in Singapore. There are no fees to join and no exchange of money for the ingredients at the cooking or baking sessions. We currently have a few groups with openings for ladies to join. If there is sufficient interest, we will look into the possibility to expand by adding on new cooking and baking groups in the early months of 2018.
Join us on a culinary journey
around the world
Travel to the heart of Singapore, a country fondly known as The Red Dot, and discover a celebration of diversity in culture and food. International Cooking Club Singapore Ltd (ICCS) is proud to present 223 recipes of our most cherished dishes spanning 75 countries from 11 regions across the world.
ICCS is a non-profit organization made up of hundreds of women who live in Singapore and have bonded over their love of good food from around the globe.
Each recipe has easy-to-follow instructions, photos of the dish and its ingredients, personal anecdotes and a helpful guide for sourcing unfamiliar ingredients and cooking equipment in Singapore. Our colour-coded index also allows you to easily find the vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dishes.
From our table to yours, we invite you to come expand your culinary horizons and bring wonderful new flavours from around the world into your own home!
THE RED DOT MELTING POT COOKBOOK
Price: SGD $49.90
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