Singapore Chinatown Tai Chong Kok Confectionery (Hue Kee) | ขนมไหว้พระจันทร์ร้านเก่าแก่ทำมือของสิงคโปร์

# Singapore Artisanal Mooncakes at Chinatown Tai Chong Kok Confectionery (Hue Kee) # Chinatown Tai Chong Kok Confectionery (Hue Kee) is a local favourite in Singapore when it comes to handmade artisanal Cantonese-style baked goods and mooncakes. They are most famous for their assorted mooncakes, but this place has always been a go-to among discerning locals looking for real authentic treats. Egg tarts, chicken cookies (my favourite), and whole arrays of delicious butter pastries. Above: Chinatown Tai Chong Kok Confectionery (Hue Kee) retail shop at Alexandra Village selling fresh items directly delivered from their central kitchen.  For...

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Breakfast in Singapore – Nanyang Tea and Bak Kut Teh | อาหารเช้า บักกุตเต๋ สิงคโปร์

Above: Tea packing at Pek Sin Choon is still being done traditional ways. By hands and two masterful ladies. Apart from poached eggs and kaya toasts, it’s the tea and Bak Kut Teh that make up for a real traditional Singaporean’s hearty breakfast. FIRST, THE TEA An old-time habit of drinking tea together with slurping a bowl of ‘Bak Kut Teh‘ is a kind of thing that defined a real Singaporean treat. The tea itself is no less special. Blended to match the taste of the pork ribs soup, the particular strong and bold tea is collectively called ‘Nanyang Tea‘ after the South China region that also includes Singapore. And...

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Where to Eat in Singapore (#2) | รวมร้านอร่อยสิงคโปร์ #2

This is the part 2 of what/where to eat in Singapore. orders not arranged by preferences. Hokkian-style congee at tian ji porridge at maxwell food centre Tian Ji Porridge is run by a husband-and-wife team, and in my view they serves the BEST porridges I had ever eaten (second only to my own haha). The local foodie guru who told us about this place explained that Hokkian porridge is thicker, grainier than Cantonese style congee. And more fragrant, too, thanks to the toasted lard drizzled on top. I use to think that Cantonese style congee is the epitome of the congees, but after two bowls (only because they ran out so fast!!) of Tian Ji porridge...

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