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.
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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".
Call it congee, rice porridge, or rice soup, this soothing bowl of rice simmered in chicken broth is hard to beat.
Soy pudding is nothing more than soy milk which has been gelled just enough to barely hold it together. It's delicate, with a creamy melt-in-your-mouth texture.
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.
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.
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.
This moist tropical cake rocks coconut milk and the bright green essence of pandan leaf, a popular Southeast Asian ingredient.