Ho Guan Satay Bee Hoon: Pioneer Generation Hawkers!
Satay Beehoon and cuttlefish kangkong belong to that category of hawker food which may be best described as "niche". Some hawker dishes like chicken rice, roti prata and carrot cake are so much a part of the Singaporean identity that one really cannot be considered a true blue Singaporean if you have tried these dishes in your life. (Ok lah, vegans excepted) But I am very sure that there will be some readers here who have never eaten Satay Beehoon before, right?
Centre Satay Bee Hoon: What’s so difficult about making Satay Bee Hoon?
I guess you might be wondering what is so difficult about making Satay Bee Hoon that there are so few hawkers willing to do it? Well, for one, the sauce is not easy to make. To make a good Satay sauce, you need to roast the peanuts with the skin on, then remove the skin […]
Peanuts. I think peanuts are very underrated. If you think of it, peanuts are actually very tasty. But I think it is so common and so cheap that people overlook it for the more sexy Cashew nuts or Hazelnut. But I am sure I am not the only one who enjoys eating peanuts, especially the […]
Bak Kee Teochew Satay Bee Hoon: Why is there so few Satay Bee Hoon stalls?
With Taukwa and Cactuskit Ever wonder why there are so few Satay Bee Hoon stalls in Singapore? Is it because there is little demand for this dish or is it because there just aren’t enough hawkers passionate enough to want to serve it? According to the uncle who mans this particular stall, which has been […]
Meng Kee Satay Bee Hoon: East Coast Food Village Part 3 of 7
This stall has changed hands It’s funny why there are not more Satay Bee Hoon Stalls around Singapore. The demand for this famous Satay Bee Hoon is so great that at 10.30pm at night, the queue is still 30 minutes long! I was never that big on Satay Bee Hoon, but mom is. So after […]