Category Archives: Kueh

Singapore Style Fried Carrot Cake – Black Or White?

I used to like the version of Singapore style fried carrot cake with sweet and dark soy sauces (i.e. the darker version). It’s a lot sweeter and the darker it is, the deeper the flavour. However, as I grow older … Read more

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Happy 49th Birthday Singapore!

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

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Nonya Kueh Dadar With A Colourful Twist

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

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Flour Power Teochew Steamed Yam Cake

A colleague was telling me about how her mum makes yam cake for her whole family. It’s a massive effort, involving not just a lot of chopping but also a lot of arm strength to stir the yam paste. I … Read more

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The Way Overdue Fried Nian Gao

It was a dish meant for the celebration of the Chinese New Year, but due to work commitments, I never had a chance to get down to preparing it until now. This is a traditional Chinese ‘sandwich’ of sorts, with … Read more

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