Author Archives for Tamilyn Lim

Han Kee Fish Soup Collage

Han Kee Fish Soup – This Fish Soup From Bedok Is Anything But “Plain”

March 16, 2019 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on Han Kee Fish Soup – This Fish Soup From Bedok Is Anything But “Plain”

Hawker food has a reputation for being oily and unhealthy, but that isn’t always the case. Offering you a guilt-free, protein-packed meal, sliced fish soup is one dish that offers unmatchable comfort and a mild flavour. For the uninitiated, fish soup is a dish comprising light fish soup broth with vegetables and of course, sliced fish (usually Batang or Grouper). This...


Oyster Omelette Collage

8 Oyster Omelettes In Singapore So Good You Wouldn’t Just Want Them As Side Dishes

February 6, 2019 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on 8 Oyster Omelettes In Singapore So Good You Wouldn’t Just Want Them As Side Dishes

Fried oyster omelette, or as the locals call it, orh ah jian, is a savoury dish that you can easily find in hawker centres all over Singapore. Juicy, fresh oysters atop a bed of crispy egg batter fried to perfection, this delicacy is definitely hard to resist! The ingredients of oyster omelette are always the same, so what makes each of...


Joo Chiat Chiap Kee Collage

Joo Chiat Chiap Kee – Handmade Fishball Noodle Stall In Bedok With Over 50 Years Of History

February 5, 2019 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Joo Chiat Chiap Kee – Handmade Fishball Noodle Stall In Bedok With Over 50 Years Of History

When it comes to the plethora of breakfast options we Singaporeans have, the classic, feel-good staple that is fishball noodles more than always takes the cake. A simple composition of egg noodles tossed in a tasty chilli sauce, fishballs, fish cakes, slices of lean pork and that’s basically it. But why is it so popular? Guess we’ll never know for...


Frog-Leg-Collage

8 Best Places To Hop Over For Some Tasty Frog Leg Porridge

January 18, 2019 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on 8 Best Places To Hop Over For Some Tasty Frog Leg Porridge

Not many people can stand the thought of eating frogs but while these odd looking amphibians may not seem like something worth chowing down on, they actually taste really good if braised in a claypot with dark sauce, dried chilli, aromatics and served with porridge. Yes, we’re talking about frog porridge, the popular Singapore suppertime staple. In Singapore, frog leg...


Shi Wei Da Fengshan Satay Bee Hoon Collage

Shi Wei Da Fengshan – Mad Addictive Satay Bee Hoon In Bedok

December 28, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Shi Wei Da Fengshan – Mad Addictive Satay Bee Hoon In Bedok

The classic satay bee hoon may not rank as high as dishes such as laksa or chilli crab, but for those unaware, it’s still a true-blue Singaporean creation that deserves a try anyway. Essentially, it comprises rice vermicelli and ingredients such as cuttlefish, sliced pork, kang kong, bean sprouts and cockles that are covered—and we mean totally covered—in a thick...


75 Ah Balling Collage

75 Ah Balling Peanut Soup – Little Balls Of Happiness For Only $2.80

December 15, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on 75 Ah Balling Peanut Soup – Little Balls Of Happiness For Only $2.80

Tang Yuan—also known as Glutinous Rice Dumplings—is a Chinese dessert traditionally eaten during the Winter Solstice. It is made from glutinous rice flour that is mixed with a sprinkle of water shaped into a ball that encases different types of fillings such as peanut paste and sesame paste and then allowed to cook in a sweetened soup. Nowadays, it is...


Xing Ji Rou Cuo Mian Collage

Xing Ji Rou Cuo Mian – Bowl Of Pure Soupy Comfort Worth Travelling To Bedok For

November 30, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Xing Ji Rou Cuo Mian – Bowl Of Pure Soupy Comfort Worth Travelling To Bedok For

A combination of springy egg noodles, tender minced pork, a rich, savoury broth and a generous amount of crispy pork lard is what sums up a satisfying bowl of bak chor mee (minced meat noodles). It is one of those foods that you can have almost any time of the day and it is one of the most iconic dishes as far...


Cheap Yishun Eats

Cheap & Yummy Food In Infamous Yishun From As Low As S$1.70

November 21, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Cheap & Yummy Food In Infamous Yishun From As Low As S$1.70

Yishun has developed a reputation for bad and somewhat weird news as of late, but does it really deserve the reputation? With so much controversy surrounding Yishun, it is understandable as to why people would feel apprehensive about the place. However, for fearless foodies like us, we believe that nothing can stop us from visiting a place, especially not if...


Teochew Minced Meat Noodle Collage

Teochew Minced Meat Noodle – Amazing BCM In Upper Thomson That Isn’t Meng’s

October 27, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Teochew Minced Meat Noodle – Amazing BCM In Upper Thomson That Isn’t Meng’s

Bak Chor Mee literally means ‘minced meat noodles’ in the Teochew dialect. Essentially a bowl comprising springy noodles well coated with a mouth-watering tangy chilli sauce and vinegar mix, minced pork and pork lard, this timeless dish is well loved by almost all Singaporeans and it can be eaten at any time of the day. Despite the existence of different variations,...


Jing Ji Fishball Noodle Collage

Jing Ji Fishball Noodle – A Gem In Upper Thomson That Still Sells Noodles For S$3!

October 2, 2018 12:50 pm Published by Comments Off on Jing Ji Fishball Noodle – A Gem In Upper Thomson That Still Sells Noodles For S$3!

Over the past 20 odd years, Sembawang Hills Food Centre has seen its fair share of hawker vendors who have come and left. There really is no room for the mediocre given its small size, as occupying it, are a slew of veteran stallholders that present their craft exceptionally well. One such stall that has stood the test of time,...