Beo Crescent Hainanese Curry Rice: Shiokness to the Max!
There are some eateries that are so shiok that you just have to write about them again. My last story was written in 2008, but at that time, I didn't manage to get the back story from the owner as they were just too busy. This time round, I managed to have nice chat with Mr Pang Tao Chin, 72 who has been serving his incredibly delicious curry rice at this old school coffeeshop for over three decades.
China Street Hainanese Curry Rice: Food for the Soul!
There has been much talk about Singapore seeking an intangible heritage item for the Unesco list. I am not sure if Hainanese curry rice would be iconic enough to be THE intangible item but I think there is enough grounds for it to at least make it into the shortlist.
Scissor Cut Curry Rice: The Origins of Scissor Cut Curry Rice!
Behold, the ugly, gooey, glorious mess that is Beach Road Scissor cut rice. Those of you who have been to the original branch at Jalan Besar will know what I am talking about. It really doesn't look appetizing to those who have yet to experience the epiphany of the eclectic mix of curry chicken, braised pork, stewed cabbage and chilli.
Hong Seng Curry Rice: The Future of Hainanese Curry Rice
Meet Gen Y hawkerpreneur, Lim Jia Han who taking over the reins of his family's 20 year old hainanese curry rice stall in Redhill. He now wakes up early in the morning to start cooking the selection of 20 odd dishes at the stall every day.
This stall has relocated What would possess a forex trader to give up his well paying job to enter the hawker trade? Well, the answer I got is what one would have expected from a forex trader. He is simply taking a position which he thinks would yield greater profits in the future! At least […]
Loo’s Hainanese Curry Rice: How did Hainanese Curry Rice come to be?
Hainanese curry rice is defined by the four classic dishes of Pork Chop, Curry Chicken, Chap Chye and Kong Bak right? Ever wondered why? If you go to Hainan island, you will not be able to find Hainanese Curry Rice because this is a style of cooking that is only found in Singapore. The […]
Tian Tian Curry Rice: The original Hainanese Pork Chop does not have tomato sauce!
Food like this really gets me excited. First of all, I love Hainanese Curry Rice. I think it is one of the tastiest things on earth. Secondly, I love Pork Chops. I think it is one of the tastiest ways to prepare pork. Thirdly, I experienced for the first time, what traditional Hainanese Pork Chop […]
Eleven Fingers Curry Rice: Extra Thumb, Extra Taste!
Braised Pork If I were to open an Economical Rice Stall, I would open one that sells Hainanese Curry Rice. The reason is simple. With Hainanese Curry Rice, you only really need six dishes. A good Chicken Curry, Braised Pork, Chap Chye……. Ok, you only need three dishes. The rest can be side dishes which […]
No Name Hainanese Curry Rice: Maximum Ommph, Minimum Fuss
Crispy Fried Pork There is really only one word that would adequately describe this meal and that word is SHIOK! Somehow “really tasty”, “yummy”, “delectable” and all the other adjectives don’t really capture the emotional response as well as the word “SHIOK” or even better, “D__n SHIOK!”. It just rolls off your tongue and I […]
I would bet that if you brought an Ang Moh friend to eat this Hainanese Curry Rice, he would think you were pulling a quick one on him. It’s a plate of rice topped with an unthinkable mixture of gooey chicken curry, braised pork and slimy soft cabbage gravy. If you had never eaten this […]
I am so glad that SCS Butter recommended this Curry Rice stall to me. When I eat at an economic rice stall, I usually order the same old dishes, namely Egg Tofu, Sweet and Sour Pork, Vegetables and maybe the curry chicken. Humans are such creatures of habit, or is it that we simply prefer […]