Ordering in: How ricotta cheese gave a young restaurateur a new lease of life

The classic ricotta toast highlights the natural beauty of ricotta cheese, with little in the way of embellishments or enhancements. — Photos: COTTA

It may sound strange, but the truth is, ricotta cheese has given 34-year-old Ivan Chong Han a new lease of life.

The whole story begins – like many these days – at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. At the time, the exuberant, personable Chong owned a company which quickly crumbled under the weight of the pandemic. For nine months, he was in a self-professed “slump” before he finally pulled himself together and decided to do something to regain his professional footing.

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