In Appetizers, Korean

Korean Fried Chicken

January 7, 2018 4 Comments

When it comes to fried chicken, KFC is second to none (in my opinion at least). No, not Kentucky Fried Chicken, but Korean fried chicken. I concur that while American-style fried chicken tastes good as well, I would choose Korean fried chicken over American fried chicken any day (okay, maybe we have to make an exception for Texas Chicken). How …

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In Appetizers, western

Creamy Mushroom Soup

January 3, 2018 Be first to comment

Mushroom soup has always been my favourite soup since young. I was exposed to Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom soup at a young age, and at that time, naive me thought that Campbell’s mushroom soup was exceptional… until I tried real mushroom soups in restaurants. I never looked back at Campbell’s canned soups from then on. Everytime I ate at a …

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In Mains, Peranakan

Nonya Laksa

December 17, 2017 Be first to comment

Nonya laksa, also known as laksa lemak, is a Peranakan dish consisting of noodles in a coconut-based curry gravy. And it is a dish I will gladly eat out anytime. In Singapore, you can easily find a decent bowl of laksa that sets you back no more than $5. With all the effort required to prepare a bowl of laksa, …

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In Appetizers, Peranakan

Kueh Pie Tee

November 23, 2017 Be first to comment

Kueh Pie Tee – a popular Peranakan dish where a crispy tart shell is filled with vegetables and other healthy ingredients (I mean, aren’t eggs and beancurd pretty healthy?). It’s something that everyone probably has seen before, but not something that is eaten on a regular basis. In fact, the only times I actually get to eat these yummy kueh …

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In Appetizers, Chinese

Radish Cake

November 15, 2017 Be first to comment

Radish cake is probably more commonly known as “carrot cake” in Singapore, although there’s no carrot in the dish. In Mandarin, radish is known as 白萝卜 (bai luo bo) where ‘白’ means white and carrot is known as 红萝卜 (hong luo bo) where ‘红’ means red/orange. Radish cake is therefore called 萝卜糕 (luo bo gao) in Mandarin, which is possibly why …

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