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Singaporean cuisine types – Tantalize your taste-buds

With an infusion of goodness from various cultures, Singaporean Cuisine has something unique yet familiar about it and sits perfectly well among varying palates.

Chicken Rice

By User: (WT-shared) Shoestring at wts wikivoyage (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

By User: (WT-shared) Shoestring at wts wikivoyage (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The Chicken Rice is one dish in Singapore that you find in all places from the fanciest restaurants to the simplest street stalls.

Wonton Mee

Singapore Wonton noodles | Image Credit - Banej, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikipedia Commons

Singapore Wonton noodles | Image Credit – Banej, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikipedia Commons

The Wonton Mee consists of soft succulent dumplings that resemble wispy clouds when immersed in soup. Served with dry noodles, well-balanced sauces and juicy pork or shrimp dumplings, the dish as a whole is a treat to the taste-buds.

Carrot Cake (Chai Tow Kuay)

Chinese Carrot Cake | Image Credit - Mokkie, CC BY-SA 4.0 Via via Wikipedia Commons

Chinese Carrot Cake | Image Credit – Mokkie, CC BY-SA 4.0 Via Wikipedia Commons

The carrot used in the Singaporean version is the white radish and this is combined with rice flour is steamed into large slabs or cakes. There is nothing sweet about the Singaporean carrot cake for this savoury delight is served with preserved turnip, soy sauce, fish sauce, eggs, garlic and spring onions.

Chilli Crab

Chilli crab | Image Credit - Dekcuf, CC BY-SA 2.0 Via Wikipedia Commons

Chilli crab | Image Credit – Dekcuf, CC BY-SA 2.0 Via Wikipedia Commons

The mere mention of this name would make any mouth water for that is how good this Singaporean delight is. If you are in this country drop into one of the Beach Road restaurants in Singapore such as the one in Destination Singapore Beach Road and order this all-time favourite dish of those visiting.

Intrigued by history, art and food, Lavinia Woolf is a writer who is passionate about the extraordinary and writes of the exhilarating and enchanting.

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