Hot, spicy, red, sour. This is the explosion of flavours that occurs when you bite into this rice dish. Mexican rice, although disputed to be Spanish in origin, reveals its own unique red and spicy characteristics through the use of … Read more
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I am not one of those who loves slurping up hot soups or broths for my meals. Soupy noodles, porridge, steamboats – these are the least of my favourite dishes, be it at home or when I eat out. It’s … Read more
Teochew bak kut teh is a common dish sold in many local hawker centers as well as dedicated bak kut teh eateries, such as the locally renowned Song Fa Bak Kut Teh at New Bridge Road and the Old Tiong … Read more
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.
Tangyuan (汤圆), or glutinous rice ball, is a type of dessert served during many auspicious occasions celebrated by the Chinese, Koreans, Japanese and Vietnamese: the winter solstice (冬至) when daylight is the shortest (i.e. daylight will start to get longer, … Read more