There are two different types of mee siam that Singaporeans love eating. One is the traditional Malay style rice vermicelli with a spicy and tangy thick soup gravy that you eat the vermicelli with; the other is a recently evolved … Read more
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It wasn’t a very successful experiment: the texture was too soft (the layers cannot be peeled off easily) and the sweetness a tad lacking. But the whole point of this experiment was to make a Singapore flag, an attempt which … Read more
Whenever somebody mentions ‘pandan kaya cake’, the brand name Bengawan Solo would come to mind immediately, almost as if one is a synonym of the other. These uniquely green and especially fragrant pandan kaya cakes are not cheap at all; one sells … Read more
This teatime kueh is a snack with both Malay and Peranakan origins. In general, ‘kueh dadar’, or ‘kueh ketayap’, refers to rolled up pandan pancakes filled with sweet coconut fillings. It is a common snack readily available at our local … Read more
To a mathematician, this might make for an appetising dish because it makes for a perfect S3. A perfectionist might want to add in yet another ‘S’ – Sweet and Sour Sambal Snapper!