Ampang Niang Tou Fu East Coast

Last Monday could not be any more blue… TJ was (still is) ill with no conclusive diagnosis from the doctors we visited. The first doctor said TJ likely has false measles – Roseola, sometimes called Sixth Disease or baby measles, which is characterised by a high fever, followed by a pink-red raised or flat rash. … Continue reading

Yan Ji Wei Wei Seafood Soup 炎记威威食品

We were on our way to Malacca, Malaysia to shoot the Malacca Straits Mosque but before that, we needed some foreign exchange and lunch. Steven said let’s go to Woodlands Centre a stone’s throw away from the immigration checkpoint, “There’s a great fish & seafood soup stall in the hawker centre that you may like”. … Continue reading

Stir-fried Baby Kailan With Roasted Pork Belly Recipe

Stir-fried Kailan with Roasted Pork Belly is a popular dish that is served in our local cze char stalls serving Cantonese cuisine as well as in Thai eateries. I remember having to wait for 45 minutes for this dish at Kok Sen Restaurant 国成餐室 in 2013 and when it arrived, Ryan, my son-in-law said it … Continue reading

Ministry Of Rojak By Abdhus Salam Rojak

We had Penang food for lunch that afternoon and looking around, I was amused by a signboard “Ministry of Rojak”. I had thought the shop to be selling music CDs (somehow the name brought to mind, Ministry of Sound) or different types of salad since rojak, to me, means “chap pa lang” (a bit of … Continue reading

Teochew Braised Pork Belly and Duck Rice (滷肉滷鴨飯)

Braising is often used extensively in the cuisines of Asia, particularly Chinese cuisine, where dark and light soy sauce  are the primary seasoning in the rich brown braising liquid. 5-spice and sometimes Chinese herbs may be used. Braised foods are usually meat/poultry based. Dried seafood and dried shitake mushrooms are also common main ingredients for … Continue reading

Cze Char @ 446 F&B 海鮮小廚

Vanessa is off to Japan this morning for a fashion shoot and before she left, we had to fill her with some good old cze char for a couple of days! She googled and saw a post on zi char at 446 F&B 海鮮小廚. The blogger had convinced her we should give this stall a … Continue reading

Teochew Hand Made Sotong Balls Pork Balls Mixed Soup 麥士威83号

It was back in July on Desmond’s off day that we arranged to go shoot SG50 Golden Jubilee Fireworks Rehearsal. By the time we reached our destination, Jubilee Bridge was a sea of people! All the photographer’s sweet spots were already taken by fanatics who’d camp-out as early as before noon so Desmond and I … Continue reading

Wow Wow West Western Food – Serving The Lord On Sundays!

When we arrived at ABC, almost all the hawker stalls within sight were bustling except for one. That stall had a very long queue earlier and we wanted to wait out for it to be shorter but by the time Ross went over to place our orders, they just about half-closed their shutters. The lady … Continue reading

85 Redhill Teochew Fishball Noodle

Vanessa and I wanted to eat fish ball noodle the other day but the stall was closing up when we arrived at the food court. “Come early, tomorrow!” The uncle said. Spoilt with the many good choices readily available in Singapore’s food scene, sagacious diners have become exacting about food and when we are in … Continue reading

Seng Kee Black Herbal Chicken Soup 成基黑鸡捕品 - Liver & Kidney Mee Sua

Seng Kee Black Herbal Chicken Soup 成基黑鸡捕品 stall a.k.a. Seng Kee Mee Sua (成基麵線) serves a wide variety of soups ranging from black chicken herbal to ginseng pig brain soups but they are most famous for their kidney mee sua (wheat vermicelli). Boon and I were at Kaki Bukit Food Centre last week but did … Continue reading