Charmed by roti canai
During his rubber tapping days, he also woke up early.
“The working hours are almost the same – working in the rubber estate and operating a coffeeshop. As a rubber tapper, I started tapping rubber from 5.30am until 11.30am,” said Chang .
Only two sons Chen Den, 37, and Chen Yunn, 33, are interested to learn the trade from him. Another son works in a glass factory. His only daughter is married.
With age catching up, Chang is glad that his sons are helping him run the family business. They started to pitch in a decade ago. Between them, they make about 300 roti canai a day and more on weekends.
His wife also helps by making
Chang loves roti canai so much that he learnt to make it from a friend before opening his own shop. — CHING YEE SING