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Qionghai Traditional Snack : Leaf Dumplings

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Villagers in Qionghai use readily available ingredients on their land to make traditional snacks. The most commonly used ingredient is coconut. They also use some edible leaves, roots and stems as ingredients.  Some of these traditional cakes are really delicious. The younger generation are not willing to learn the skill and find it a hassle to Continue Reading

Edible Worms In Hainan – Peanut Worms

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I was petrified when my sister-in-law served these edible worms for the first time. My village folks had kind intentions. They specially cooked a bowl of Peanut Worm (Sipunculus nudus) Soup for me as it was a cold wintry day. It had been raining for days in my hometown Qionghai. The night before, I was feeling Continue Reading

Teochew Mooncakes : Sze Thye Cake Shop

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As the Mid-Autumn Festival looms closer, I look forward to eating traditional Teochew mooncakes. The elders in my extended family like Teochew la piah (flaky lard pastries 潮州朥饼). I made a trip to Sze Thye Cake Shop to buy some mooncakes for my family. Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month Continue Reading

The Bird SG : The Bird Southern Table and Bar

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The Bird Southern Table and Bar is the newest addition to Marina Bay Sands’ signature restaurants. I met up with John Kunkel, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the legendary 50 Eggs group which owns the restaurant. He brought me on a tour of his 190-seater, two-storey restaurant set against the scenic Marina Bay Continue Reading

Old School Breakfast @ Kai Juan Coffee Shop

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Received an early morning call from foodie friend Angie to have breakfast together. She wanted an old school breakfast. I was given a choice of Hakka yong tau foo at Balestier Road or Hainanese curry rice at Beo Crescent. I picked the former and took a bus down to the venue after calling hubby to Continue Reading