There is certainly some positive trends in our hawker scene. We are seeing many new hawkers bringing back traditional foods but infusing them with new ideas! This stall in Golden Mile Food Centre has only been opened for a few months, but I think they are on the track. They have brought back the traditional […]
Peanuts Soup: Gotta be good if you serve only 3 soups!
Yes, in this day and age where dessert stalls are offering a wide variety of desserts, it takes a really special stall to offer just 3 flavours of soup. In fact the stall only has 3 troughs in the display cabinet offering Peanut soup, Red Bean with Brown Rice soup and Tau Suan. You can […]
Fancy a bowl of really nice Tau Suan? Head down to the Tampines Round Market and you will find a nice couple selling some of the best traditional desserts. The Tau Suan here is very good. The beans are steamed just nice so that they have some bite but still become powdery when you actually […]
Mohd Sultan Rd Cheng Tng: Behave or you don’t eat your Cheng Tng!
The concept of the Food Nazi was popularized by Seinfeld and it is a term I use for food sellers who have such a great following that they can afford to be cantankerous but people are still willing to suffer abuse in order to eat their stuff. Now what is the difference between a Food […]
Yue Lai Xiang Cheng Tng: This is One Special Cheng Tng: Bedok Corner FC Part 1 of 3
With holydrummer and iwatch_ueat When it comes to Cheng Tng, I only know of one that really stands heads and shoulders above the rest. Yue Lai Xiang has been around since Bedok Corner Hawker Centre was still by the beach. Started by Grandma, the secret recipe has been handed down for 3 generations and it […]
Teck Kee Hot and Cold Dessert: Lotsa You Tiao Please!
With smart, liverpool1965, iwatch_ueat and tamago The one thing that I always complain when I eat Tau Suan is the stinginess of the stallowners when it comes to adding the You Tiao. Not here, this is their standard serving of You Tiao with their Tau Suan for $1. And before some people start saying that […]
Zhen Zie Desserts: This is the good stuff! Amoy Street Supplemental
With ieatJr, iwatch_ueat and introducting our newest Makanbrother, Mien! After I published my series of stalls from the Amoy Street Food Centre, some of the forummers wrote in to say that it was not right that I should have missed this particular dessert store. And they were right! This is one stall that you should […]
Hai Seng Ah Balling: Makan Legend Chinatown Complex Temp Market Part 5 of 5
This stall is closed You are looking at an culinary artform that is closer to extinction than an impotent Panda. This is the last stall in Singapore that still sells traditional Teochew style Ah Balling that is made by hand when you order. Teochew Ah Balling, like many other Teochew dishes, tend to be more […]
115 Dessert: Chinatown Complex Temp Market Part 2 of 5
This stall is where you can still find Cantonese style desserts like peanut paste, sesame paste, walnut paste and the starchy, gooey type red bean soup with orange peel all prepared the same way they were 40 years ago. You don’t get stuff out of a packet here. Everything is still ground with this mill […]
Ah Balling Peanut Soup – Golden Mile FC: Part 7 of 8
Make sure you leave some room in your tummy after all that feasting cos if you like Ah Balling, this is not to be missed. Incidentally, you know what Ah Bor Ling means right? Ah Bor is Momma Duck and Ling is the egg that is still within the duck without the shell. So Ah […]
Healthy desserts!? If only we can discover some way to surmount this incontrovertible oxymoron! Come a little eatery by the name of “by the servings” to the rescue! With the caption, “Dessert Boutique of Delectable Blessings”, how can you not be drawn in to be blessed? So while your brain is still trying to unravel […]