What happens when you take a young chef out of the kitchen and ship them over to an offshore island? You get an appetite for adventure, cultural history, and (of course) food.

Located less than 6km off the mainland is an island steeped in spirituality, ancient myths and… turtles. Chef Nurul Ain ventures into the heart of Kusu Island with local guide PK to find out the obscure folklores that attract pilgrims and devotees to this mystical place over some steamed sambal sand whiting.

This video was produced with the support of STB’s SG Stories Content Fund Season 2.

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