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Kay Lee at Suntec: Kinda Pathetic Portions and Not As Fantastic as the Original

We need to make a trip to the original coffee shop at Paya Lebar where the original chef owners still help out. The outlet at Suntec City, although more comfortable in terms of seats and air-conditioning was a huge disappointment … Continue reading

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Samy’s Curry at Dempsey: Revamped

It was nice to see the old style colourful flags up for National Day I presume. B commented that these were the kinds of flags they used to decorate our primary schools in the past. The curry at Dempsey is … Continue reading

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Nasi Padang at Minang Again

I bugged B to bring us to Arab Street. Love this area. Although the ordering system at Minang can be pretty messy, according to B who does the queuing and ordering, they did help us bring the plates upstairs in … Continue reading

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Dempsey Road: Samy’s Curry for another Yummy Banana Leaf Experience

Been here countless number of times, enticed by the very tasty South Indian curries and the laid back green backdrop. I’d rather have curry in these open surroundings than in an air-conditioned cafe.  I always think, if Singapore’s temperature fell … Continue reading

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My Mum’s Cooking: Sambar with Coconut Milk

Let me just state that I can’t cook. If cooking includes, making grilled sandwiches, frying eggs, making french toast or pancakes out of a mix, then I sort of can, but not the real authentic Ceylonese cooking my mum and … Continue reading

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Singapore Food & Calories (Briyani, Claypot Rice & Wan Tan Mee)

The Health Promotion Board has a very useful tool where you can calculate the nutritional content of various hawker foods found in Singapore. I was surprised by some of my findings. Food that I thought was healthy, turned out to … Continue reading

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Another Delicious Nasi Padang Meal at Sabar Menanti

My second visit to Sebar Mananti at Kandahar Street. Sebar Menanti means to wait patiently in Malay, but we didn’t have to wait for very long at all. The green chicken korma and the tempeh with french beans and tofu … Continue reading

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Rendezvous Nasi Padang Restaurant (The Central)

Here’s another restaurant we visited some time ago that I totally forgot to blog. Or I thought I did. I don’t know what’s happening to my memory. I just hope I don’t ever double post. So this was back when … Continue reading

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My Favourite Nasi Briyani: Yakader

So far this is my absolute top choice for briyani. A hot and stuffy area at Tekka Market in Little India. It’s totally worth enduring the heat. Most people go for the famous Alauddin, but I prefer Yakader. The rice … Continue reading

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Malay Cuisine at Geylang Serai Market

Have been hankering for Malay style Mee Goreng. Not Indian style with loads of egg and colouring or Chinese style which has seafood and loads of ingredients, but the original mee goreng that I used to get in school. Simple … Continue reading

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