SINGAPORE – Talk about a productive pandemic. Driven by necessity, or simply by having more free time, these people embarked on ambitious projects under the shadow of Covid-19. A world record was claimed; books were written and entrepreneurs emerged. Here are some ideas on how to make good use of a pandemic.
He got a Guinness World Record
Early last year, Mr Samuel Tan wanted to recreate a seafood alfredo dish from a restaurant he visited during a trip to South Africa.
This culinary goal was soon abandoned in favour of something far more ambitious – a bid for a Guinness World Record.
As the pandemic unfolded, the 19-year-old Nanyang Polytechnic student found he had more free time, especially during the nearly two-month-long circuit breaker, which started on April 7 last year.
He started cooking more, making fresh pasta for the first time. Before long, he was experimenting with pulling