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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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
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
That’s especially for the guy who can’t stomach chewy, stretchy and supposedly sludgy stuff like sotong and fish maw. I didn’t believe it at first when he told me that’s how he orders his Sotong Mee at hawker centres!
Last December, while I was away in Dresden, my significant other decided, finally, to cook dinner for himself, a meal that involves neither maggi mees nor just the microwave alone. However, instead of jumping straight into the details of the recipe, let me … Read more