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Damian D'Silva


Damian D'Silva's natural calling lay close to these flavours that he grew up with and through his relentless efforts, he helped popularise Singapore cuisine across the globe, earning the affectionate moniker ‘the grandfather of heritage cuisine’. Through belief in the transformative power of flavour and memory, and his indomitable spirit, Damian D’Silva – the Rem-papa – continues to make a personal contribution to the ongoing story of cuisine in Singapore.