Been wanting to check out Blackball — a grass jelly dessert chain from Taiwan — ever since they opened in Singapore this year. But their outlets are out of the way for me. Finally had the chance to try them out when I went for NeNe Chicken’s official opening at Star Vista. This is their [...]
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Posted in inSing.com HungryGoWhere feature articles on Aug 30th, 2010
If you *heart* mango sago as much as I do, check out this taste test to find out where (and where not) to go for your fix of mango sago!
In other parts of Asia, soft beancurd is enjoyed both as a savoury or sweet dish. But in Singapore, we know it as a sweet dessert. More commonly referred to by its Hokkien name “tau huay” or “dou hua 豆花” in Mandarin, this wholesome dessert is one of our most popular local desserts. Where should we [...]
Happy Mother’s Day to all moms out there! Hope you enjoyed your special day with your family. Let’s continue with the second part of our dumpling-making workshop. After playing with dough, it was time to fill our hungry tummies. First up were appetizers. I really really really liked this cold dish that’s new on the [...]
There are a number of new F&B outlets at VivoCity. One of them is Honeymoon Dessert, which is a chain of Hong Kong dessert shops (it also has multiple outlets in China). Rick and I stopped by after dinner on a weeknight.
This was a random pit stop in the midst of aimless wandering at AMK Hub. I wasn’t hungry, and planned only to have mango sago pomelo, but the cute waiter convinced me to order a dimsum item to go with it.
After dinner at Togi, we stopped at Mei Heong Yuen for dessert before heading home. I was surprised to see that they’ve expanded their selection of snow ice. There’s more than 10 flavors now, including unusual choices like yam, soursop, black sesame, and mocha! Ricky and I shared a mango snow ice. It’s ginormous; I’d [...]
Mango sago with pomelo! Mango sago with pomelo! Try saying that as fast as you can 10 times! It’s like a tongue twister, isn’t it? I much prefer its Chinese name 杨枝甘露. Literally “honeyed dew drops falling from a willow tree branch”, doesn’t that sound so much more poetic?