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Chinese Egg Tarts

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These simple tarts found in bakeries, kopitiams, and on dim sum carts feature silky egg yolk custard in crisp pastry shells. More

Hainanese Chicken Rice Set

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Using homemade chicken stock as a soup as well as to cook your rice and veggies ties together this light and flavorful meal that is a true Singapore staple. More

Fried Radish Cake (Singapore Carrot Cake)

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In these parts, carrot cake is not the sweet cake covered with cream cheese frosting. Instead, you get a savory pan fried omelette filled with crispy, tender cubes of glutinous radish "cake". More

Congee (Rice Porridge) with Minced Pork and Crispy Shallots

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Call it congee, rice porridge, or rice soup, this soothing bowl of rice simmered in chicken broth is hard to beat. More

Kaya Jam

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This quick version of the popular caramelized coconut-pandan curd is spread over toast with lots of butter. Serve with soft boiled eggs and a coffee for a real Singaporean kopitiam breakfast. More

Singaporean Chili Crab

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For a real taste of Singapore, try this signature seafood dish: hard shelled crabs cooked in a flavorful sweet, salty, chili-hot tomato sauce. Have some rice or steamed buns on hand to mop it all up with. More

Century Egg Salad

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This very special egg is best enjoyed bathed in a soy-sesame dressing with lots of crunchy fresh herbs and a bit of chili heat. More

Pandan Chiffon Cake

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This moist tropical cake rocks coconut milk and the bright green essence of pandan leaf, a popular Southeast Asian ingredient. More

Fried Bee Hoon (Singapore Noodles)

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Don't ask for "Singapore Noodles" inside Singapore unless you want to be tagged as a tourist. Here's an authentic version of the dish. More

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