Tag Archives: Hokkien

Authentically Singapore Prawn Noodles

Whenever I see prawn noodles, I think back to the times when my parents brought all of us to the prawn noodle stall near Pasir Panjang, along the shophouses at the main road headed towards Haw Par Villa. I can’t … Read more

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The Iconic Singapore Fried Kway Teow! (新加坡炒粿条)

When I was doing my research for this recipe, my mind came to a sudden halt. ‘Fried kway teow’ means very thin and flat rice noodles that are stir-fried. If that is the case, why do yellow noodles appear in … Read more

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Using Just Jujube To Make Red Date Tea (红枣茶)

Did you ever know that red dates are also known as jujube or ziziphus jujuba? It kind of reminds me of the gibberish phrase ‘zzi zzi pong‘ from a Korean drama that I watched recently, but that’s something else altogether.

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Home-Made Hokkien Style Ngoh Hiang (五香)

Ngoh Hiang, or 五香 in Mandarin, is a mixture of minced meat and vegetables seasoned with five-spice powder (hence its name), rolled up in beancurd skin, steamed and then deep-fried. The local Teochews and Hokkiens love this dish equally, especially … Read more

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Economical Fried Bee Hoon & Noodles

This dish serves as a delightful breakfast for the locals here in Singapore. Food stalls selling it can be found everywhere in Singapore’s hawker centers and markets. Often, they offer 2 types of noodles to customers: fried bee hoon and … Read more

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