These simple tarts found in bakeries, kopitiams, and on dim sum carts feature silky egg yolk custard in crisp pastry shells.
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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.
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.
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.
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Hainanese chicken rice dish from a recent Singaporean street food demo in New York. I'll be very honest: Hainanese chicken rice looks like one of the most boring dishes on this fair Earth. The white chicken pieces sit atop...