Makansutra Singapore Food Ebook 2021

Kim Lee Carrot Cake

Blk 49 Sims Place #01-30, Sims Vista Mkt & Food Ctr (Map) 7am to 1pm (Or till sold out)

Mon & Tue

Often the mark of a good chai tow kway is whether the hawker hand make them in stall or use store bought ones. They control just how the handmade cakes should be based on their style of frying and flavouring. Here, it’s no exception; they have a huge industrial cupboard steamer and each afternoon, you can see them grating the radish to make numerous trays of the cake. It comes a whisk springier, and they first fry up the cakes till it is roasty and yet soft before they lay on the garlic, chai po (sweet pickled radish bits) and seasoning, to prevent burning them. The flavours are light; and you get to taste the steamed and pan seared cakes and it comes generously eggy. Go early as this is a breakfast spot.

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Long Kee Carrot Cake

Blk 409 Ang Mo Kio Ave 10 #01-19, 409 AMK Mkt & Food Ctr (Map) 8am to 12pm Daily Ad-Hoc

This is a one person show and she is very diligent, hardly smiles and is meticulous in her methods. There’s a short and constant line as she makes them in double quick time. The magic is her kway or own-made turnip cakes. The white version is made just with a splash of fish sauce and a blast of stock. It is soft and wobbly and each packs a flavourful chicken stock infused pleasure to the bite. The eggs, roastiness of the cakes and the shot of fish sauce play second fiddle to the equation. This hawker is one minded about her menu – she

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