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Singapore Stories: Chinese Egg Tarts

Singapore Stories Yvonne Ruperti 3 comments

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

Chinese Egg Tarts

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti 3 comments

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

Singapore Stories: Mooncake Madness During the Mid-Autumn Festival

Singapore Stories Yvonne Ruperti 4 comments

Here's a look at the mooncake frenzy that happens in Singapore during the Mid-Autumn Festival. More

Singapore Stories: Tour of 7-Eleven

Yvonne Ruperti 8 comments

See what local flavors are stocking the shelves at 7-Elevens in Singapore. More

Singapore Stories: How I Learned to Like Durian

Singapore Stories Yvonne Ruperti 24 comments

Follow me as I taste this dreaded tropical king of fruits and actually learn to like it. More

Hainanese Chicken Rice Set

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti 6 comments

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

Reflecting on Singapore's World Streetfood Congress

Victoria Cheng 3 comments

One of the great—if not the greatest—appeals of Singapore is the local cuisine and the food culture. Last month, KF Seetoh, Singapore's food ambassador and founder of Makansutra, launched the first World Streetfood Congress, designed to champion local heritage cuisines around the world. Here's how it played out. More

Singapore Stories: Finger Lickin' Good Singaporean-style Barbecue Wings

Singapore Stories Yvonne Ruperti 6 comments

Barbecue chicken wings are a street food favorite in Singapore, and Singaporean hawkers do it right. More

Singapore Stories: All-You-Can-Eat Steamboat Buffet (Chinese Hot Pot)

Singapore Stories Yvonne Ruperti 6 comments

Eating family style is big in Singapore, and one of the most popular ways to do it is with a style of eating that's over a thousand years old: a good ol' Chinese steamboat dinner. Steamboat, also known as Chinese hot pot, refers to cooking fresh, raw ingredients yourself in a constantly simmering soup base. Hot soup is not exactly what you'd expect to crave here in hot Singapore, but you just do it. It helps to have a cold beer nearby. More

Singapore Stories: Yong Tao Foo, Noodle Soup with All the Fixings You Want

Singapore Stories Yvonne Ruperti 7 comments

Singaporeans queue up and slurp up the best soup buffet around. More

Singapore Stories: Carrot Cake (aka Fried Radish Cake)

Singapore Stories Yvonne Ruperti 2 comments

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

Kaya Jam

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti 4 comments

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

Singapore Stories: Pandan Chiffon Cake

Singapore Stories Yvonne Ruperti 7 comments

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

Singapore Stories: Singapore Street Noodles (aka Fried Bee Hoon)

Singapore Stories Yvonne Ruperti 7 comments

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

Fried Bee Hoon (Singapore Noodles)

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti 5 comments

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

Double Sensation from Singapore Pizza Hut Wins for Most Insane Pizza

Slice Meredith Smith 17 comments

Not one to be outdone by Pizza Middle East with their Crown Crust or Cone Crust, Pizza Hut Singapore is making the Double Sensation their December sweetheart. More

Singapore Stories: Bakkwa (Meat Jerky)

Singapore Stories Yvonne Ruperti 7 comments

Singapore locals go wild for this sweet-salty, chewy pork snack. More

How to Be a Vegetarian in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur

Howard Walfish 8 comments

Southeast Asian food is not known for being vegetarian-friendly. Many dishes contain shrimp paste, fish sauce, or they're just fried in lard. So, eating vegetarian in Southeast Asia will require some advance work. This guide should serve as a resource for any vegetarians, or just vegenthusiasts, planning to travel through Singapore and Kuala Lumpore. More

What's the Deal with 'Mildly Sweet' Oreos?

Sweets Max Falkowitz 16 comments

When the original Oreo cookie formula wasn't catching on in Asia, the company modified the recipe and produced a "Mildly Sweet" version. Does it live up to our Oreo standards or fall the way of Berry Burst Ice Cream? More

Scooped: Calamansi Lime Shaved Ice with Grass Jelly

Sweets Max Falkowitz 4 comments

After finding some cans of calamansi lime juice drink at a Malay grocery store, I became a man on a mission: to make my favorite shaved ice at home, calamansi, grass jelly topping, and all. More

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