Category: Singaporean

Glenfield Night Market – A Visual Essay

When I first came here in New Zealand one of the things I missed were the street food scene popular in Asian Countries, the only next best thing during those times were the Mall Food Courts, Queen Street and Sunday Markets but it’s not run at night and don’t have that Asian...

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Fish Head Curry

Fish Head Curry is a curry dish popular in the Malaysian and Singaporean cuisine, it is usually made out of large red snapper head cooked in a Kerala-style curry together with okra, eggplants and tomatoes. The origins of this dish began in Singapore during the mid-70’s when a chef named Gomez in a...

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Chicken Satay

Satay is a type of skewered marinated meat served in thick sauce flavoured by coconut milk and peanuts. Though it is most frequently associated as a Thai dish satay originated in Java, Indonesia and considered to be their national dish. It was invented by street vendors during the 19th century when...

Momo Tea (North Shore, New Zealand) 1

Momo Tea (North Shore, New Zealand)

I am not sure if there are other Bubble Milk Tea Restaurants in Auckland but if you are looking for one the only place that I can suggest is Momo Tea, so far the only place I know here in New Zealand. They are located in at least 4 locations...

Malaysian Style Steamed Fish 1

Malaysian Style Steamed Fish

This dish was inspired by a popular KL dish called Steamed Fish Head in a place called Happy Garden. I saw this dish before when I worked there and I still remember people queue for this treat. Though its called fish head the ones they serve is more like half...

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Singapore Karaoke The Raffles (Zurich, Switzerland)

Back in Zurich when we are craving for some noodles this was our go to place, Singapore Karaoke The Raffles. I think we ate there three times in a months period and that is a clear and good indication that their food was amazing. I lived in Malaysia and occasionally...

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Lor Mee

Lor Mee is a noodle dish found in Malaysia and Singapore where thick yellow noodles are served in a very starchy gravy alongside other ingredients such as ngo hiang, fish cake or balls, fried meat dumplings, half a boiled egg and slices of pork belly to name some. This is...

Wonton and Char Siu Pork Noodle Soup

Wonton and Char Siu Pork Noodle Soup

Wonton noodles or wantan mee is a popular Cantonese noodle dish which is a very simple noodle dish served in a hot broth garnished with wonton dumplings, meats and vegetables. This dish is not just popular in China but in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines and Hong Kong as well. The...