Pek Sin Choon Tea Merchants: Do you know your Bak Kut Teh Teas?
The history of Singapore’s Bak Kut Teh can be traced all the way back to the period before World War II. Actually, its origins could possibly pre-date the 20th century but I have thus far not been able to find concrete evidence for this. However, the oral history of Bak Kut Teh is still prevalent […]
Rong Cheng Bak Kut Teh: Every day is a Good Day for Bak Kut Teh!
If I were to pick a dish to represent Singapore, my choice would be Bak Kut Teh. It might seem strange that I should choose Bak Kut Teh over hot favourites like Chicken Rice and Chilli Crabs but after pondering upon this question for the last few years, I have come to the conclusion that […]
Walk into Song Fa Bak Kut Teh during a busy lunch time and what do you see? People. Lots of people. Lots of people holding pork bones gingerly with a pincer grip teasing the meat off the bones while trying not to get too much soup on their fingers. Look closely. What do you really […]
Har Kou My apologies to all wine connoisseurs. I know that you all love your fermented grape juice and I am sure that it can be paired with Dim Sum, but being a traditionalist, (I am a fair weather traditionalist – you will probably read another post where I extol the marvels of modern cuisine) […]
Various Chinese Teas from 10 o’clock White tea and moving clockwise to green, yellow, Oolong and Black Teas If I asked you what is the most expensive beverage in the world, most people would probably think of a bottle of vintage wine or brandy. But from what I hear from our Tea Merchant from Pek […]
Si Chuan Tea House: Tian Fu Tea House High Tea Video Log
I have started to develop an interest in Chinese Tea appreciation and was happy to find a restaurant that serves Chinese High Tea which pairs dim sum with different types of Chinese Tea. In the video, I interview Linda of Tian Fu Teahouse which is located at the top UOB Plaza. She will be introducing […]