19 Oct‘18

NOSHtrekker Presents: Agnes & Her Amazing Orchid

Post Category - Shopping + DiningShopping + Dining

Time: 7pm – 9.30pm

125 years ago, the Vanda Miss Joaquim, Singapore’s national flower, was created by a young woman of Armenian heritage named Agnes Joaquim.

In a special #eatmywords experience by NOSHtrekker, Linda Locke, the great-grandniece of Agnes Joaquim, recounts the story of how passion and a commitment to skill and perseverance led to Agnes’s achievements in horticulture in Singapore and beyond.

An Armenian Menu
Dinner for the evening will be served within a heritage black-and-white terrace house and features an Armenian menu inspired by Agnes Joaquim’s prize-winning garden. Dine on dishes like mini lahmajuns and spinach and feta cheese soufflé, Baharat spiced chicken and orange semolina cake.

The Book
The children’s book Agnes and Her Amazing Orchid: How Vanda Miss Joaquim Became Singapore’s National Flower, which will be featured in the Singapore’s Writers Festival for Families (SWF3), by Linda Locke will be available for sale at $14.00. Book and limited edition children’s t-shirt sets will also be available at the special price of $25.00. Cash sale only.

Image credit: Sing See Soon

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Event Location

Monk’s Hill, Singapore