Category Archives: Kueh

Teochew Chwee Kueh (Steamed Water Rice Cake)

Chwee Kueh is a famous dish that almost everyone in Singapore would have tried before, or if not, would at the very least know about. Chwee Kueh, literally known as steamed water rice cake, has a very simple recipe. Just … Read more

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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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