Cooking rice on deep fry stove, Changi
ID numberART26493
Collection typeArt
TitleCooking rice on deep fry stove, Changi
MeasurementOverall: 38.2 x 56 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerGriffin, Murray
Place madeSingapore: Changi
Date made1942-1945
Physical descriptionbrush and brown ink over pencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionTo cope with the requirements of many thousands of men, three large deep-fry cooking stoves were constructed in Changi Goal. Here a round-the-clock staff turned the monotonous rice into more appetising fare. Three prisoners deep-frying rice to increase palatability. With rice the staple ingredient in the mens diet in Changi, the prisoners sought many different ways of cooking it to decrease the monotony.