Rebecca Lim & brother start sourdough business from home, prices from S$15


Karen Lui | June 02, 2021, 01:22 PM

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Joining the other celebrities who have made their forays into the F&B industry is Rebecca Lim.

Together with her older brother, 35-year-old Daniel, Rebecca has started selling sourdough bread via their foodie Instagram account @thelimskitchen.

The actress first teased about the launch of The Lim's Kitchen's sourdough items on May 22 on her own Instagram page.

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Prior to the launch, Rebecca had previously shared her family's culinary talent, particularly during the Christmas season.

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The Lim's Kitchen currently has two items on their menu.

Approximately 750g pre-baked, their Sourdough (S$15) serves 12 to 16 half slices and comes with 50g of truffle butter.

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Besides sourdough and truffle butter, the Sebastian Sourdough Bundle (S$40) also comes with the following ingredients:

  • 200g of crab slaw (yields six to 10 servings)
  • 40g of squid ink aioli
  • 50g of spring onion garlic cream cheese
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Check out the menu here:

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Delivery is available at S$15, except for Sentosa and other offshore island destinations, which has to be arranged by the customer.

Self-collection is also available at Bukit Panjang between 10am to 12pm.

Fully booked for June

By May 30, The Lim's Kitchen have been fully booked for the month of June, according to an Instagram post published on May 31.

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Now, customers will have to wait for the online ordering platform to be launched before they can make orders, and Instagram DMs will no longer be accept as a mode of ordering.

In the meantime, you can check @thelimskitchen for more updates regarding the opening of their next booking.

How did it start

The Lim's Kitchen's sourdough starter was gifted to them in July 2019 by a chef friend, according to 8 Days.

They have been experimenting and refining thir bread-making process since.

The Sebastian bundle was inspired by crabmeat crostinis served at an Italian family-style restaurant in California.

A crostini is an Italian appetiser that consists of sliced toasted bread brushed with oil and served with various toppings.

Daniel had started baking during the circuit breaker and was gifting friends the sourdough he made, together with his homemade truffle butter.

Speaking to 8 Days, Daniel said that he been waking up between 3:30am to 4am every day to start the baking process, which includes cooling and packing the loaves by 9am, which is when customers arrive to pick up their orders.

Despite being an avid home cook herself, Rebecca said that Daniel leads the kitchen, and she would step in when the need for more hands arises, 8 Days added.

Instead, along with younger sister Melissa, she helps with managing the orders that previously poured in from Instagram, and even does the deliveries on occasion.

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Top images via @limrebecca and @thelimskitchen on Instagram.