Of late, I have started re-visiting some of the hawker stalls which I have written about years ago. When I first wrote about Chey Sua back in 2009, it wasn’t that easy to interview hawkers. In those days, social media was a relatively new and so an inquisitive blogger was greeted which much suspicion. Nowadays […]
Chey Sua Carrot Cake: Wondering what the fuss is about
Whenever you ask around about where the best carrot cake is, invariably someone will mention Chey Sua. In fact, by the way people talk about it in our forum, this stall’s reputation is almost legendary. My taste for carrot cake has also been undergoing some evolution. As a kid, I used to like the black […]
The Teochews are famous for many things. Char Kway Teow, Chai Tau Kway, Teochew Porridge, Mee Pok Tar etc etc, but not for Pau. This is so unusual that the stall aptly named themselves Teochew Handmade Pau because, basically, no one else does! The other stall in a similar kind of situation is the famous […]
Tian Tian Lai Hokkien Mee: I would if you were opened daily!
Our recent polls showed that the Hokkiens have the least proportion of foodies as compared with the other dialects groups. Of course this does not mean that they don’t have a few lip smackingly shiok dishes in their culture. One of the best dishes in the world that the Hokkiens have given us is the […]