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Ang Ku Kueh – 紅龜粿

Racial Harmony Day happened yesterday on the 21st of July – in order to celebrate this uniquely Singaporean day, we’ve invited friends to a potluck get-together using the most universal language.. food! In this video we bring to you Ang Ku Kueh, aka red tortoise cakes! They are shaped to look like tortoise shells and […]

Paper Wrapped Chicken - 纸包鸡

Paper Wrapped Chicken – 纸包鸡

Paper wrapped chicken, or more commonly known in Cantonese as “chee pow kai” brings together the best of two worlds, steamed and deep fried chicken. This dish was invented in Singapore by an eatery called Union Farm in 1953, and back then, it used to be sold per chicken. The fresh chicken would be slaughtered, chopped, marinated, wrapped, and then deep fried to a golden perfection.

Spring Onion Pancakes - 葱油饼

Spring Onion Pancakes – 葱油饼

Pan fried to crisp golden brown and stuffed with steaming sweet spring onions – this humble fried temptation is so fragrant it’s sure to make you drool merely with its wonderful aroma. Using just simple everyday ingredients along with a few easy steps, this unpretentious yet scrumptious snack can be tons of fun to make.

Red Glutinous Rice Wine Chicken - 红槽鸡

Red Glutinous Rice Wine Chicken – 红槽鸡

Red Glutinous Rice Wine chicken is a traditional FooChow dish. Setiawan, a coastal town in Perak, Malaysia holds strong to their FooChow heritage. Mention Setiawan, a serious foodie will immediately mention ‘Ang Jiu Mee Sua’, red glutinous rice wine chicken with mee sua. They boast the best cottage industry in producing the red wine lees and silky QQ strands of mee sua. Each home will have their signature way of making the red wine lees.

Shrimp Fried Rice - 虾仁炒饭

Shrimp Fried Rice – 虾仁炒饭

A quintessential Asian comfort food, our version of the recipe includes succulent shrimp. Fried rice is so versatile in itself, that many have adapted it to each its own way of cooking, and is the best way to utilize leftovers in your fridge. Though its exact origins are unknown, some say that the first plate of fried rice originated in the city of Yangzhou, east of Jiangsu, during the Sui dynasty (589 – 618 AD).

Yi Zi Ban - 忆子粄

Yi Zi Ban – 忆子粄

Yi Zi Ban is a Hakka traditional snack from Tai Po County, Guangdong Province. It has a history of more than 300 years. One long forgotten dish, the story is that Hakka mother will prepare this dish for her son when he travels on a long journey overseas and to ensure his safe return.

Garlic and Chilli Cockles - 蒜香伴血蚶

Garlic and Chilli Cockles – 蒜香伴血蚶

This spicy-garlicky dish will have you slurping the rich ‘hum’ juices and licking your fingers for more! For most of us Singaporeans, we can get these boiled cockles at the hawker centre, having fun prying and picking them open, and dipping them in punchy sambal belacan sauce. Cockles have long had a bad reputation of being the harbinger of hepatitis, but with the proper handling and thorough cooking, you shouldn’t have anything to worry about! They are also known to be high in iron and great for people with anemia.