Singapore is not only known for its many recreational and cultural hubs but also its reputation as a food lover’s haven. When in search for restaurants in Farrer Park, you will come across many Malay and Indian restaurants scattered across the town near hotels the likes of Park Hotel Farrer Park.
Singapore’s iconic national Dish was created in the 1950’s at a restaurant that is still open for your orders! Add to this the fact that chef Mr Hooi; who invented this inspiring dish is still there – in his 80’s. The chilli crab created by chef Hooi is, of course, the one to try; it is an amalgamation of rich meat stock, lime and spicy sambal.
Bak Chor Mee
This is a devilishly spicy dish that will have you asking for more. The noodle dish is heavenly with added combinations of sambal pork and vinegar which provide the expected flavours of tang and spiciness. Bak Chor Mee consists of soy sauce, meatballs, soft slices of pork, dumplings, liver and crispy pi her which is dried fish bones.
White Pepper Crabs
This is a dish that will rock your taste buds. It is a combination of oyster sauce, fish sauce, spring onions, corn, pepper powder, sesame oil and crab seared at high temperatures in a wok – the combination is truly unique and the flavours out of this world.
A left over’s soup that has taken Singapore by storm – Sup Tulang is basically shank bone boiled down with tomato paste and spices; best mopped up with bits of baguette. A delicious concoction Sup Tulang was born when street side kiosks ran out of Indian style mutton curry broth.
Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world.