Tag Archives: Gula Melaka

Home Baked Cakes and Coffee at Liberty Coffee, Singapore

Liberty Coffee’s coffee bar at Rangoon Road is another recent addition to the Specialty Coffee scene in Singapore. As a micro-roastery, their primary focus is on producing artisan-roasted beans for wholesale and retail clients. Thus, their coffee bar does not have regular operating hours and one needs to keep a lookout for updates via their Facebook page and […]

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Peranakan Snacks by Chinta Manis at myVillage, Serangoon Gardens

Whenever Nonya Kuehs are mentioned, most Singaporeans will immediately think of Bengawan Solo, Kedai Kue Kue, Kim Choo Kueh Chang and Glory Catering. It’s difficult to find decent Nonya Kuehs in Singapore these days because alot of the rich flavours, variety and details such as the hand-pinched design on tarts have been lost over the […]

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Post-Event: Palate’s Inaugural Wine Dinner at The Moluccas Room

Last week, Palate, a dining programme offering members discounts at a wide range of dining establishments in Singapore, kicked off their inaugural monthly member’s event with a wine-paired dinner at The Moluccas Room. I was invited to the event as a member of the media. As I have eaten at The Moluccas Room before and […]

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Traditional Haig Road Putu Piring – Gastronomic Ruminations

My cycling accident in February has made it a little more inconvenient to travel.  Unable to travel to Malacca to get a Putu Piring fix, I had to turn to the next best alternative that’s alot closer to home, the famous Haig Road Putu Piring. This stall has been selling my favourite Putu Piring since my […]

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Fluffy, Hot Putu Piring @ Jalan Tengkera, Malacca

During a recent trip to Malacca, I was determined to check out the famous homemade Putu Piring that I had seen featured in a Malaysian food programme. Putu Piring has been my favourite snack since I was a child and given it’s rarity in Singapore, I was eager to get a fix. I was the first to […]

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Tasting Dinner @ The Screening Room

A few bloggers and I were invited to a Tasting Dinner at The Screening Room last month. They had hired a new Group Executive Chef, Wayne Nish, some months back and wanted to showcase his talents. Wayne hails from New York and has received various accolades, including a highly coveted Michelin star. Wayne was our […]

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CNY Lunch @ New Majestic Restaurant

Last Chinese New Year, a couple of girls and I had lunch at New Majestic Restaurant. We wanted to celebrate Chinese New Year with Yusheng. We were thrilled to find that they offered the traditional version with Ikan Parang (Wolf-Herring aka “Sai Toh Yu” in Cantonese). I prefer Ikan Parang to Salmon or Abalone yushengs […]

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Pagi Sore – Indonesian Food

My favourite place in Singapore for Indonesian food is Pagi Sore. I was introduced to this place about 10 years ago by a friend, it was located at Amoy Street. It has since moved to Far East Square (along Telok Ayer Street). I love the Belinjo Crackers (S$1 per serving) here! They’re crispy, not too […]

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Home-made Onde-Onde & Kueh Kosui

After hearing about how difficult it has been for Uncle Henry to make ends meet, I figured that a blog on his bite-size but titanic tasting Nonya Kuehs should be written as a tribute to his culinary prowess which I’ve had the fortune to indulge in for the past 5-6 years. In the past, I […]

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Baba Chendol from Jonker Desserts

Whenever I think of Peranakan food (a.k.a. Nonya food), I can’t help but think about Baba Chendol. Especially this Baba Chendol from Jonker Desserts in Malacca! I thought I should share this picture as it makes me dream of thick & fragrant Gula Melaka atop a bowl of crushed ice with home-made Chendol. The Gula […]

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