Top Cuisines in Singapore – Rejuvenate your taste buds

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.

Cuisines in Singapore | Image Credit - Smuconlaw, CC BY-SA 4.0 Via Wikipedia Commons

Cuisines in Singapore | Image Credit – Smuconlaw, CC BY-SA 4.0 Via Wikipedia Commons

Rojak

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.

Singapore Sling

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.

Mooncakes

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.

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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.

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Singapore Cuisine – Representing the country’s multicultural diversity

A sizzling pot of global cuisines, Singapore is the food capital of Asia Pacific. Here’s something you should know before heading out on a food-venture to Singapore.

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Singapore Cuisine | Image Credit – CEphoto, Uwe Aranas, CC BY-SA 3.0 Via Wikipedia Commons

Singapore

Singapore is known for their experimental fusion cuisine, integrating many condiments such as tamarind, ghee and turmeric which are ingredients used mainly in Asian cuisine while also incorporating aspects of western cuisine as well.

The cuisine in Singapore

Food in this country veritably represents the ethnic diversity of this fascinating hub. With dining options ranging from street food to fine-dining restaurants in Farrer Park, such as Blue Jasmine by Park Hotel Farrer Park, there is something to satisfy any palate.

Hawker stalls

Singaporean hawker stalls are the best places to taste the gist of what the country has to offer while Singapore is also known for the frequent food festivals it hosts, featuring cuisines from all over the world as well as those of Singapore itself.

Seafood dishes

Seafood dishes take centre stage in Singaporean cuisine. Singapore chilli crab being a worldwide phenomenon, Sambal stingray, the oyster omelette, as well as the black pepper crab, is some of the most popular seafood dishes on offer here.

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