Colleen Francisca
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Beauty queen steps into the kitchen

23 August 2013 Last updated at 03:58 BST

In the latest in our series on entrepreneurs and start-ups across Asia, we take a look at former beauty queen who has stepped off the stage and into the kitchen.

Colleen Francisca has set up her own speciality cake and tea shop in Singapore.

And she says it was international beauty pageants along with a successful modelling career that gave her the confidence to make the bold move into business.