If I asked you what is the quintessential Singaporean dessert, would you have picked chendol? Probably not. In fact, when I did a poll in 2008 to pick Singapore’s favourite dessert, bean curd come up tops, followed by cheng tng and orh nee. Ice kachang, which used to be the posterboy for Singaporean desserts only […]
This recipe is something I came up with after several trials using recipes from various chefs* as well as the internet. It isn't difficult to do and will take you about half an hour. The only challenge is in getting your hands on a cendol press which I finally found
The Coconut Club: Nasi Lemak, Cendol, Otah and other Coconut dishes!
You would be forgiven if you thought that The Coconut Club was some sort of beach bar serving piña coladas, but nooooo..., the reason it's called "The Coconut Club" is far more prosaic. They called it "The Coconut Club" simply because the owners were nuts over coconuts!
This Stall is Closed A few weeks back I wrote about Anson Town. Right after that was published, my friend Cactuskit was raving about yet another “town” in another part of town. This time, we head up north to the Northern part of Sumatra, to another place with good food which I was planning […]
So far Cendol Melaka comes closest to the one I remember from Teochew Cendul in Penang. It is the type that is sold along the streets of Malaysia. Light, refreshing with just a pinch of salt to give it that rounded mouth feel. Nobody would ever dare say that it is as good as the best ones in Malaysia but it is certainly amongst the best that you can find here in Singapore.
10 best places to eat in Malacca!: ieat’s First Malacca Food Trail
I had an amazing weekend eating my way through Malacca! It was my first food trail there and it will not be the last! Here is collection of all my facebook entries I did while on the food trail for your easy reference! 1. Aunty Koh Cendol The award for the Best Cendol in Malacca […]
Updated 21 Feb 2020 There is a change of ownership of this stall Talk about Chendol and almost everyone tells me that the chendol in Malaysia tastes so much better than Singapore. Whenever I head up to Penang, I never fail to have a bowl of Teochew Chendul along Penang road. I have always suspected […]
Jin Jin Dessert: Gula Melaka as thick as hot fudge!
Power Cendol $1.50 I awoke today to the wonderful news that the NEA will be building new Hawker centres after 26 years! This is great news for all Singaporeans as these Hawker Centres will be run by NEA on a “not for profit” basis rather than being outsourced to commercial operators. Best news is that […]
This place is closed Penang Prawn Mee ($8.90 with pork ribs, $6.00 without) Penang Road Cafe: Prawn mee with Ooommph! – ieatishootipost Ah Penang food. Who doesn’t like it? I guess we all enjoy it because it is so much like Singapore food, yet different. One good example of this is the Hokkien Prawn Mee. […]
Penang Food Trial 3: The Iconic Penang Hawker Dishes!
Penang Food Trial 3: The Iconic Penang Hawker Dishes! – ieatishootipost Everyone talks about Penang Laksa. You either love it or hate it. But it is one of those things you have to try when you are in Penang and one of the most famous stalls is the one at Ayer Itam market which is […]
Peramakan: Still the One to Beat! – ieatishootipost Peramakan has been my gold standard for Peranakan food since I blogged them back when they were still in Joo Chiat. Since then they’ve moved over to Keppel Club and I heard rumours that perhaps the standard of the food had dropped. So it is time to […]
Dove Desserts: Heavenly Chendol, Traditional Cheng Tng
With smart, liverpool, bashfulhunter, iwatch_ueat, damien and PowerAunty Dove Desserts: Heavenly Chendol, Traditional Cheng Tng – ieatishootipost I have never considered this question before until now. Maybe you haven’t too. This is the question: How should Chendol be taken? With shaved ice like the one in the picture or as a soup-drink with crushed ice, […]