Indonesian Delights by Rita Lim @ Tampines St 42

UPDATE (Dec 2013): SORRY BUT THIS STALL IS NO LONGER OPERATING. I am not familiar with Tampines but luckily, Martin Smart is and he brought us there twice to savour the home-style cooking of Madam Rita Lim. Thank you, Smart! The first time was right after we had lunch at Mr. and Mrs. Teng’s house … Continue reading

This Big Bird’s Cow Is Singing La La…

Chicken rice is one of Singapore’s national dish and The Big Bird Chicken Rice almost invariably pops up when the focus is on the chilli. Derek Chen, the founder of The Big Bird Chicken Rice went into food industry with a partner then without much F&B experience and has today garnered his own flock of loyal … Continue reading

Sambal Sotong

Pineapple-cut Squid or simply Squid Rings are fine. Here I have some prawn meat too. Ingredients: 500g Squid (remove cartilage, scrape off slime and score the insides then cut into bite size). 3-5 tablespoons Sambal Tumis (according to taste). ½ red Onion, sliced (optional, for extra crunch and sweetness). 1 – 2 teaspoons Vegetable Oil (if … Continue reading

Sambal Prawns Recipe

Sambal Udang (Sambal Chilli Prawns) Ingredients: 300g Prawns (remove shells and devein) 3 tablespoons Sambal Tumis ½ red Onion, sliced (optional, for extra crunch and sweetness) 1 – 2 teaspoons Vegetable Oil (if using onions then 2 tsp oil, otherwise 1 tsp is enough) Method: 1. Heat oil in pan. Stir-fry onions till translucent, if … Continue reading

Die Die Must Try!

If you ever visit the sunny island or little red dot on the world map called Singapore, also known as The Lion City, these are the foods you die die must try (Singlish :p) at the infamous tourist food spot, Newton Circus Food Centre (where most foods are served in Styrofoam and plastic cutlery since … Continue reading

Nasi Lemak

Tumeric flavoured coconut rice with sweet sambal tumis, fried anchovies, fried chicken wings and boiled egg. Watch an interesting clip on Nasi Lemak Rice making the olden days way here. Happy cooking 🙂 Click below for recipes on: Sambal Tumis Recipe Fried Anchovies Fried Chicken Wings Recipe