Warong Jawa Nasi Lemak @ Bedok South Market and Food Centre

Sunday is undoubtedly family time for most Singaporeans. It is a day when most of the ordinary folks do their weekly wet-marketing, some with the whole jin gang of 3 generations along (see definition of a Wet Market and Whole Jin Gang in Singlish Dictionary, link provided below). In Singapore, most wet markets or “pasar” as … Continue reading

Unpalatable Plates & Passionate Paul

How can I tell you about him? Paul has been my family friend for 15 years, maybe more. Who cares? I’m not counting the years of our friendship but I would like to count my blessings having him. He was the one who introduced me to charity work more than 10 years ago. He was … Continue reading

Royal Rumble – Malay Cuisine

Malay Cuisine is quite extensive. To name a few popular ones, there’s the Mee Rebus (boiled noodles), Mee Soto, Nasi Lemak, Sayur Lodeh and Satay. Their daily meal which is similar to Nasi Padang, (where rice is the main staple of the Malay community) has mostly spicy side dishes as accompaniment. Although it is uncertain … Continue reading

Mee Rebus

Four to six decades ago, mee rebus was peddled by Malay hawkers who carried two baskets over a pole. One basket contained a stove and a pot of boiling water, and the other the ingredients for the spicy noodle dish. As Singapore develops and street vendors were relocated to food centres, street food became a … Continue reading