Author Archives for Melissa Teo

Tiong Bahru Mian Jian Kueh Pancakes

Tiong Bahru Mian Jian Kueh — Nostalgic Slices Of Mian Jian Kueh That Always Sell Out Before 2pm

February 24, 2020 6:35 pm Published by Comments Off on Tiong Bahru Mian Jian Kueh — Nostalgic Slices Of Mian Jian Kueh That Always Sell Out Before 2pm

For the uninitiated, mian jian kueh is a traditional Chinese turnover pancake that is usually stuffed with fillings such as crushed peanuts and sugar. Moist and fluffy with a slight crispiness to it, this homely classic is your grandmother’s favourite breakfast staple. Even though it may not be as popular as it used to be in its heyday, you can still...


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Ah Lim Jalan Tua Kong — Contender In The Battle Of The Best Bak Chor Mee At Jalan Tua Kong

January 27, 2020 5:59 pm Published by Comments Off on Ah Lim Jalan Tua Kong — Contender In The Battle Of The Best Bak Chor Mee At Jalan Tua Kong

The East is undoubtedly one of the best places in Singapore for foodies to check out, whether it is for a quick meet up with friends for lunch or for some late-night supper. One noteworthy name in the area is Jalan Tua Kong Mee Pok, which is famous for their irresistible bowls of mee pok. However, a number of similar...


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6 Places In Singapore That Prove Roti Prata Isn’t Just Fried Dough With Curry

December 17, 2019 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on 6 Places In Singapore That Prove Roti Prata Isn’t Just Fried Dough With Curry

Roti prata is undoubtedly one of Singapore’s favourite local foods and this Indian flatbread is a popular breakfast and supper item. Roti Prata is typically paired with curry or sugar but over the years, the humble flatbread has since evolved to feature all sorts of toppings and ingredient pairings. Now, you can find unusual yet interesting creations such as chocolate prata,...


HOUGANG HAINANESE VILLAGE FOOD CENTRE

Hougang Hainanese Village Food Centre Guide — 13 Stalls To Try At This Food Paradise

October 1, 2019 4:28 pm Published by Comments Off on Hougang Hainanese Village Food Centre Guide — 13 Stalls To Try At This Food Paradise

Tucked away amongst some old HDB buildings in Hougang, Hainanese Village Food Centre is a popular wet market and hawker centre that sells affordable and delicious local grub in the North-East precinct. This three-storey building is home to plenty of old-school hawker fare filled with nostalgia. From the famous Lorong Ah Soo Lor Mee to the traditional He He Min Jiang Kueh, you will...


THE NOODLE HOUSE COLLAGE

This 24-Hour Cafe At Taman Jurong Shopping Centre Serves Local Comfort Food From S$3

September 19, 2019 5:01 pm Published by Comments Off on This 24-Hour Cafe At Taman Jurong Shopping Centre Serves Local Comfort Food From S$3

There is nothing quite as comforting as a piping hot bowl of instant noodles and we love how a packet of these noodles can be such a simple yet versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of different ways. The Noodle? House took their love for instant noodles up a notch by setting up a store that specialises in dishes that...


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Zhong Zhong Fine Spice — Sinfully Good Fried Snacks that Include Ngoh Hiang and Prawn Crackers

September 12, 2019 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on Zhong Zhong Fine Spice — Sinfully Good Fried Snacks that Include Ngoh Hiang and Prawn Crackers

It is no secret that Bukit Timah Market & Food Centre is home to a plethora of delicious local goodies and the place is perpetually packed with throngs of hungry people. When there, we are usually spoilt for choice as there are just too many good things to choose from — from la la sliced fish bee hoon to freshly-baked...


LORONG AH SOO LOR MEE COLLAGE

Lorong Ah Soo Lor Mee — Wholesome Bowls Of Lor Mee That Come Chock Full Of Ingredients

September 11, 2019 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on Lorong Ah Soo Lor Mee — Wholesome Bowls Of Lor Mee That Come Chock Full Of Ingredients

One hawker dish that we never fail to turn to when we are hankering for something hearty is a wholesome bowl of lor mee which is rich, viscous and oh-so-comforting. While there aren’t as many great lor mee stalls in Singapore, you have to try Lorong Ah Soo Lor Mee at Hainanese Village Centre. This popular stall has been around...


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Blue Star Fried Hokkien Mee — Wet Hokkien Mee At Hainanese Village Food Centre

September 8, 2019 6:57 pm Published by Comments Off on Blue Star Fried Hokkien Mee — Wet Hokkien Mee At Hainanese Village Food Centre

When it comes to local food, one of our perennial favourites is a messy plate of Hokkien mee. This simple and comforting Singapore classic features a combination of yellow noodles and bee hoon that are tossed with ingredients such as pork, prawns and squid in a rich stock. While Hokkien mee can easily be found in most hawker centres in Singapore,...


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216 Pork Rib Prawn Noodles – Slurp-Worthy Prawn Noodles That’ll Leave You Craving For More

August 29, 2019 11:02 am Published by Comments Off on 216 Pork Rib Prawn Noodles – Slurp-Worthy Prawn Noodles That’ll Leave You Craving For More

One thing that many Singaporeans can’t resist is a piping hot bowl of glorious prawn noodles. This classic favourite is easily found at hawker centres and food courts all over Singapore, and it is not uncommon to see someone slurping up a bowl of this goodness. One of our go-to places to get some solid prawn noodles is Blk 216...


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Azmi Restaurant — Our Number One Place In Singapore To Get Solid Chapati

July 24, 2019 1:24 pm Published by Comments Off on Azmi Restaurant — Our Number One Place In Singapore To Get Solid Chapati

When it comes to Indian cuisine, one food item that we constantly find ourselves going back to is chapati. Soft, chewy and gritty, this popular unleavened flatbread is incredibly addictive and goes well with any curry dish. There are many places in Singapore that serve up some pretty solid chapati but out of the lot, we always find ourselves gravitating...