Muah Chee – 麻糍

Making muah chee in 15 minutes? At home? It may sound preposterous but using a microwave is easy. Its is a traditional snack sold in night markets or now, in food courts. It’s a childhood favourite. Sticky springy pillowy soft mua chee coated with sweet ground roasted peanuts or sweetened black sesame. The best way to eat it is using a toothpick to spear it and pop into one’s mouth.

Ondeh Ondeh – 椰糖椰丝球

A classic Malay kueh with such a cute name like ondeh ondeh. We would be crazy to leave this out! Imagine QQ (chewy) glutinous rice balls oozing with Gula Melaka (palm sugar) and coated with fresh coconut shreds.

Bak Chang – 肉粽

Bak Chang (also known as 粽子) is a dish that many of us here love. Though there are plenty of popular stalls in Singapore, its origins are from China. Bak Chang is most popularly eaten during the Duan Wu Festival, which happens this weekend.