I absolutely love hor fun (flat rice noodles). This Asian noodle, which is more popularly eaten in South-east Asia, comes in a few variations. The Cantonese-style hor fun comes in wide ribbons and is more suited for stir-frying. Its Teochew cousin is the kway teow, which is smaller in width. The Thai rice stick and [...]
Yearly Archive for 2005
Jian Bo Shui Kueh is a Singapore household name synonymous with great chwee kueh (steamed rice flour cakes topped with chopped salted radish). Having been ages since the last time I had their chwee kueh, we popped by Tiong Bahru market last weekend for an afternoon snack. Their chwee kuehs are still as good as [...]
What a fabulous choice of color! Orange is the theme for IMBB #14, hosted by the good people over at Foodgoat. The entry for my first ever participation is orange sweet potato onde onde, a sweet Indonesian kueh (pastry/snack). Commercial onde onde are usually green, because the dough is flavored and colored with the juice [...]
I had these little yummies for breakfast the other day. Chwee kueh (literally “water cakes” in Teochew) is a popular Chinese breakfast item in Singapore. Rice flour is mixed with water, then steamed in shallow cups, resulting in soft rice cakes of about 5 cm in diameter. They used to be steamed in clay cups, [...]
Let’s go for another Singaporean hawker centre makan session! Today, we’re going to the Zion Riverside Food Centre, just across the road from Great World City. All items are S$1.00 each, so this platter cost S$5.00.