Elizabeth Haigh's Makan cookbook plagiarism

Now that I think about it, this was more clever than I thought. The dishes from local chefs, elaborate and distinctively plated, were Modern Art–our chefs as artists.

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On the topic of the plagiarism of recipes

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That’s the same NYT article above and, very usefully, not behind a paywall it seems. Good find. :grinning:

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Thanks for the link, finally able to read the article. Couldn’t read from the earlier link on NYT site, I think i used up my quota 1-2 free articles a month.

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One can sometimes get past the paywall when one uses Google.Com in the web address.

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So someone has copied the text and used it elsewhere? Isn’t that a bit like plaig…Oh.

:slight_smile:

Elizabeth Haigh is undoubtedly Sharon Wee herself. Just looking to create fake news, get the Net buzzing, and up the sales of her book. Smart move. It worked.

I hope you’re kidding.

No

Sharon Wee will be taking part in Singapore’s Baba Nyonya Literary Festival, to be held on 27 and 28 July 2024.

Next week, she will be in Penang to deliver a talk:

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