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Singapore’s Peranakan trail

On Joo Chiat Road, it feels as though we are walking through a cross-section of Singaporean society. Within the covered arcades of its painted shophouses, … 910 more words

Travel

Tau Yew Bak

Quick and easy
“Translated as soya sauce braised pork belly.”

For your mise-en-place, you need to boil  and peel half a packet of quails eggs, 600 g pork belly cut into 1cm inch cubes, peel 3 hole garlics cloves, dark soya sauce, star anise, chinese 5 spice powder and tofu puffs. 103 more words

Food

Nasi Goreng

Today for lunch I ordered a plate of nasi goreng (Indonesian/Malaysian fried rice) with medium level of spiciness. Unfortunately the restaurant had refined their standard and what’s for others is medium for me was spicy. 624 more words

Philosophy

Singapore - Food Hunt Part 2

In Part 1 of my Singapore food hunt, I cafe-hopped around the gentrified Tiong Bahru and tasted Indian-Muslim dishes with a Singaporean twist. Part 2 ventures into the outer neighborhoods of the city-state and reveals two hidden gems tucked hidden in one of the most famous shopping districts in Southeast Asia. 413 more words

Food

Mee Rebus

Quick and easy
“Egg noodle with a spicy slightly sweet curry-like gravy.”

A popular noodle dish in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore.

Preparing the rempah (also known as the paste), you need a piece of galangal, ginger, 6-8 roughly chopped shallots,  half a bowl of dried shrimp soaked in hot water,  and two teaspoon of curry powder and thoroughly blend. 183 more words

Food

Woody Family Pub Cafe

Do you remember my previous review on Sembawang Park? (http://wp.me/p4CDQj-2A) Well, when we were there, we took the chance to drive around the estate and we found Woody Family Pub Cafe. 298 more words
Singapore

"It's Just like Canary Wharf - Only Hotter"

In some ways, my friends back home were right. A Friday night at Marina Bay is swarming with expats letting off steam – bankers, PR professionals and on this occasion, an unkempt backpacker who hadn’t been a part of this world for a very long time. 399 more words