Makansutra Singapore Food Ebook 2023/24

Tau Cheo

Preserved soya bean paste

Tau Gay

Bean sprouts

Tapow (da-pau)

A Hokkien term for take away and take out

Tee Po

Flat sole fish, gives a roasty flavour

Ulu (ooh-loo)

Remote, rural, out of the way

Whack (wak)

Do something hurriedly, especially to eat quickly or greedily

Wok Hei

Breath of the wok, superb wok fire control

Yaya Papaya

Singlish term for arrogant

You Char Kway

Fried dough fritters

Zai (tzai)

To be good at, capable of executing tasks well, highly skilled


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