Growing up as a Teochew boy meant hot piping porridge on weekends when mom would fry up simple, salty dishes such as lup cheong (chinese sausage) omelette and heat up some canned favorites like luncheon meat, fried dace and stewed peanuts. When she had a bit more time to visit the market, she would buy […]
Prince Taiwan Porridge: It’s 2am and I need something to warm my tummy!
With ieatFamily and skinnyfoodie Do you know what is the difference between Taiwan Porridge and Teochew Porridge? No I don’t mean the dishes, I mean the porridge itself. I just found out that aside from the addition of sweet potatoes, Taiwan porridge is cooked from Japanese Short Grain rice (Zhen Zhu Rice) whilst the Teochew […]
Yong He Eating House: Taiwanese Snacks 24 hours a Day
Feeling peckish in the middle of the night and not wanting to eat something too rich that would give you a glutton’s hangover the next day? Well this might be the thing for you. Situated in the middle of all the action at Geylang is this 24 hour place selling Tau Huay and You Char […]
Today I decided that I wanted to try something new. Before today, the only Taiwanese cuisine I had before was crispy chicken and chicken floss crepe at the Shinlin outlets. I never really thought much of Taiwanese cuisine, but lately it is becoming more popular in Singapore, so I thought any self respecting foodie should […]