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Tim Ho Wan Singapore opens at Plaza Singapura

Tim Ho Wan, Hong Kong’s Michelin-starred Dim Sum restaurant opened the doors to its first outlet in Singapore on 10 April 2013 and is celebrating its official launch today, 28 April 2013. To commemorate the occasion, Tim Ho Wan Singapore is donating all proceeds from the sale of their famous BBQ Pork Buns under the “Buy-a-Bao […]

A Noodle Story, Singapore-style Ramen

If you’re a major noodle lover, A Noodle Story‘s a hawker stall worth checking out. Started by a duo of noodle lovers, who trained together at Shatec, the stall is the realisation of their dream to sell a premium noodle dish at an affordable price. Using modern culinary techniques and through re-engineering of classic hawker flavours, the intrepid […]

Chinese New Year Specials at Yan Ting at St. Regis Singapore

Savour traditional dishes and new creations this Chinese New Year at Yan Ting, an award-winning Cantonese restaurant located on Level 1U of St. Regis Singapore. I was recently invited to a tasting of Yan Ting’s Chinese New Year specials. Available from 1 to 24 February 2013, Yan Ting presents ten hedonistic set menus in addition to an […]

Chicken Char Siew Polo Bun (Bor Lor Bao) from Sweet Tarts Hong Kong Pastry

Chicken Char Siew Bor Lor Bao  (雞肉叉燒菠蘿包 Polo Bun) @ S$1.20 JW and I chanced upon a Hong Kong-style bakery a few weeks back, while strolling down Joo Chiat Road. We both love Bor Lor Bao, loosely translated to mean pineapple bun in Cantonese, so we bought some to try. By the way, there is no […]

Recipe: Hong Kong Style Steamed Egg Custard 鮮奶燉蛋 (adapted from "Distinctive Snacks of Hong Kong" by Hui Chan Fan-Yuk)

Steamed Egg Custard (HK-Style Dessert) 鮮奶燉蛋 Ingredients 1 cup beaten egg 1 cup water 1 cup fresh milk 100g (4 oz) rock sugar Method 1) Add fresh milk to the beaten egg gradually. 2) Dissolve rock sugar in 1 cup of water (SFF: achieved by boiling both items together over a stove). 3) Cool the […]

Tong Kee Wonton Noodle Shop @ Kowloon, Hong Kong

We stumbled upon this gem of a noodle house by accident. We were in a cab trying to find our way to the famous Cheong Fun stall called Tong Kee in Jordan, Kowloon. However, in my haste to get food, I saw “Tong Kee” on the sign and told the cabby that we were at […]

Caffe Habitu: Jewels of Italy – White Truffle Cream Latte @ Elements Mall, Kowloon, Hong Kong

During my Christmas vacation to Hong Kong, I barely had the time to stop for a strong caffeine fix as the rest of the folks in my group weren’t caffeine fiends like me. I finally found some time to myself when I developed a cough and declined to join them on a day trip to […]

Shek Mo Fong (Stone Mill) Desserts @ Tin Hau, Hong Kong

I was thrilled to be able to catch up with Dim Sum Dolly and a few friends of hers during my recent vacation in Hong Kong. We adjourned for desserts at Shek Mo Fong (石磨坊 Cantonese for Stone Mill) in Tin Hau.  Black Sesame and Almond Cream @ HKD16 (abt USD2.06) I ordered the Black Sesame and Almond Cream dessert […]

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