In Singapore, food is something you must not ignore. There is a wide variety of cuisine that must be tried out and it could be anything from Hainanese chicken rice to chilli crab.
This is a mixture of fruits and vegetables, commonly found in Malaysia and Indonesia in addition to Singapore. Rojak has many versions of preparation, which usually consist of bean sprouts, greens, deep fried soybean cake, fried flour, pineapple, cucumber and roasted peanuts. The interfusion of these greens and fruits give a rich reddish colour to rojak.
Also known as gin sling, this drink was introduced before 1915 by a bartender. This drink is made of gin, cherry, liqueur, Benedictine, pomegranate and pineapple juices. Sarawak pineapples are used to make the creamy top. This is usually meant for ladies owing to its pinkish hue.
This round-shaped sweetmeat has various purposes. In early Chinese history, Zhu Yuanzhang, a military leader, is said to have distributed messages through these mooncakes in a bid to topple the Mongolian rule. If you are planning a trip and are looking for the best hotel for dining Asia, reserve your stay in a place offered by Park Hotel Group or any other prior to arrival.
Yong Tau Foo
Yong Tau Foo means ‘stuffed bean curd’ conveniently available anywhere in Singapore. This dish contains chilli, lady’s fingers, bean curd, bitter gourd, mushroom and eggplant. Yong Tau Foo is also available at supermarkets ready to prepare. The curd is stuffed with fish. A proper Yong Tau Foo should have a proper fish paste. This could come either dry or in soup format.
Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.