Dong Po Rou Recipe: Oven braised technique
There is nothing quite as seductive and unctuous as a shiny slab of Dong Po Rou. The recipe is actually quite easy as it only requires a few easily available ingredients, but you will need to be patient and allow the passage of time to turn it into a piece of heaven on a plate.
Wei Yi Laksa: Join the Q!
This particular laksa stall has been on my "to do" list ever since I wrote about the neighbouring Delicious Duck Noodles stall a decade years ago! Somehow I just never got to it as they are usually sold out before I end my morning clinic.
Night Hoover Satay: Old School Satay, Old School Price
If you want to travel back in time to experience what it was like to eat satay in the past, then this is the time portal you are looking for!
MasterChef Singapore Season 2: Sizzling with excitement!
The 2nd season of MasterChef Singapore has just started and after watching the first episode I must say that there are many talented chefs-to-be on our little island just waiting to be discovered! There was an eclectic mix of contestants ranging from Derek Cheong, the culinary geek who took a year off University to join […]
ARC 380 Lavender Food Court Review and Food Trail
Remember Lavender Food Square? They used to house famous hawker stalls like Kok Kee Wanton Mee, Miow Sin Carrot cake and Albert Street Prawn Mee. The hawker centre, together with the neighbouring Eminent Plaza were demolished in 2014 and in its place now stands ARC 380. The building has been in operation since 2018, but […]
18 Chinese New Year Recipes to usher in the New Year!
With Chinese New Year just around the corner, you might be planning what to cook. Here is a compilation of some of the best recipes we have posted over the years which is perfect for ushering in the New Year!
Sweet and Sour Pork III: RedMart Recipe
When I wrote my 2nd sweet and sour pork recipe in 2015, I thought that was my final recipe. I couldn’t think of what else could I do to make it better. Then, in my last trip to Hong Kong, I experienced the most sublime sweet and sour pork ever and that became the inspiration […]
Soon Soon Huat: The Original Spiral Crispy Curry Puff!
Take this type of spiral curry puffs for instance. They were invented by Mdm Lim Sai Hiong in the early 90's while she was still selling fishball noodles behind Macpherson Market.
Tanglin Halt Original Peanut Pancake: A Blast from the Past
Time flies! It’s been 10 years since I wrote about this particular stall at Tanglin Halt market and food centre! It’s so good to see that Mr and Mrs Deng are still busy making their traditional peanut pancakes! This time round, I managed to interview Mr Deng for an episode of “On the Red Dot”. […]
Jia Wang Cafe: Hidden neighbourhood Zi Char
This little chef owner Zi Char is another one of those places best described as a "Hidden Gem". Tucked below an old HDB flat in Bukit Ho Swee, it is the kind of place that no one really goes to unless you are living around the area.
Red Dot Farm : High Tech Veggie Farm – a RedMart Supplier story
Growing veggies is hardly the type of thing that you’d expect an IT professional to get into but that is precisely what David Tan and Daniel Wong are doing at Red Dot Farm. By using the Internet of things (IoT), big data and other technologies, they are increasing the yield of everyday vegetables like […]
Bistecca Tuscan Steakhouse: 13th Best Steakhouse in the World!
When you mention "steakhouse", what I immediately think of is the typical American steakhouse with dim lighting, dark wood furniture, booth seats and of course, a menu that screams Beef, Beef, and more Beef!
The Yong Tau Foo Story – its origins and evolution
When you think about Yong Tau Foo (YTF), what comes to mind is probably a smorgasboard of items stuffed with fish paste and served in soup or drenched in sweet sauce. Then there is Hakka YTF which is supposedly the original version which has minced meat stuffing instead of fish paste. But just how did […]