Fried Hokkien Prawn Noodles

Fried Hokkien Prawn Noodles (Fried Hokkien Mee) On one of our previous annual trips to Singapore during the Chinese New Year festivities, one of the best Fried Hokkien Prawn Noodles I’ve ever tasted had been, surprise surprise…homemade. By a non-Singaporean! Actually, she’s none other than my sister-in-law’s wonderful Indonesian domestic […]

Prawn Noodles Soup

Prawn Noodles (Soup) There are few noodle soups in life that are worth their weight in gold, in the case of prawn noodles, the ‘gold’ being the weight of the amount of prawn heads and shells used to concoct its flavoursome, robust seafood stock. Prawn Noodles Soup, also called ‘Hae […]

carrot cake

Fried Carrot Cake (Chai Tow Kueh)

Fried Carrot Cake (Chai Tow Kueh) I promised I’ll share with you my favourite ‘carrot cake’ recipe of all–the fried eggy version of the steamed ‘radish cake’ (using the same steamed one recipe for my radish cake) Ingredients: 800g of radish cake (cut into roughly 3 x 3 cm cubes) […]

Chicken Rice (Hainanese)

Chicken Rice (Hainanese) You can’t get any more Singaporean than ‘Chicken Rice’. Another dish to stump my white friends here. If my party includes a bunch of friendly Asian migrants, the constant debate usually ensues with Malaysians on the tussle between Singapore versus Malaysia in the battle to claim ownership […]