Shanghai La Mian Xiao Long Bao

This stall sees a good queue during lunch and dinner time. I think the reason for this is that they serve reasonably good food at reasonable prices. Their bestselling item is probably their xiao long bao 小笼包 (I see people ordering this by the stack). For hawker standards (please don’t compare to restaurants like Din… 

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Din Tai Fung vouchers giveaway + pineapple cakes promotion

Din Tai Fung’s annual Steamed Chilli Crab Dumplings (xiao long bao) promo is back again! Courtesy of Din Tai Fung Singapore, one lucky AromaCookery reader will win one chilli crab dumplings voucher (worth S$6.80 for 4 pcs) as well as S$20 Din Tai Fung vouchers. Here’s how to win these vouchers: “Like” AromaCookery’s FaceBook page…. 

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xiao long bao

Happy birthday, Singapore! Today, our nation celebrates 45 years of independence. Like many other Singaporean families, we watched the National Day Parade on telly with our extended family at home. How about you? Xiao long bao aka soup dumplings may not be a local culinary creation, but this famous Shanghai snack is very popular here…. 

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Bloggers Culinary Workshop @ Din Tai Fung (Part 2)

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… 

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Y.E.S. 93.3FM 美食鉴定团: Nanxiang Steamed Bun Restaurant

美食鉴定团又出发咯!This time, TheHungryCow and I joined 933FM DJs Jiafa and Weibin at Nanxiang Steamed Bun Restaurant 南翔馒头店. The original restaurant in Shanghai (in Cheng Huang Temple 城隍庙 area) is more than 100 years old, and has a perpetual queue eager for a taste of authentic xiao long bao 小笼包 (soup dumplings).