In this day and age, when we think of desserts, visuals of over-the-top milkshakes and soufflé pancakes spring to mind. Yet, we often forget that long before our Insta-worthy confections became the next “it” thing in Singapore, old-school desserts were what we sought comfort in.
It is only right we pay tribute to our classic novelty local desserts: think Ice Kachang, Chendol and Cheng Tng! Not only do they evoke a sense of nostalgia in us, they are still the best treats to counter Singapore’s unrelenting heat.
Here is an ode to 15 Nostalgic Desserts in Singapore — and where to find them — that will leave you with a sweet taste of tradition and take you down memory lane.
We all know that in every foodie’s Instagram feed, it’s incomplete without one amazing shot of a cheese pull. There’s just something about melty, gooey, stretchy cheese that stirs a fire within the bellies of even the lactose intolerant, compelling everyone to test our limits of just how much we can consume till we break.
In the spirit of breaking our limits of cheese-consumption, here’s a guide to 10 ultra cheesy dishes that will make you melt (or test your level of lactose intolerance)!
Amble within the concrete jungle of Singapore and you’ll likely be met with the defined lines and reflective glass characteristic of modern urbanity. However, if you peer a little closer between the neatly-lined blocks and along hidden streets, you can still find traditional Chinese teahouses hidden in plain sight.
Typically relics of the past seemingly frozen in time, these teahouses provide a temporary respite for all those enchanted by the comforting fragrance of their soothing brews. Broach past the wooden doors and you will be transported into a space resistant to the erosion of time and modernity.
There will likely be an array of speciality teas from black to white awaiting your perusal, with each unique blend offering a distinct flavour meant to whisk you back to the misty mountains of China’s historical past. Besides a cup of your preferred tea, these teahouses provide a safe, self-contained opportunity for introspection amidst the hushed melodies of Chinese instruments.
More than just a drink for our parents and grandparents, with its milder taste profile that belies easy drinking and purported health benefits from being anti-inflammatory to having cleansing efforts, the next time you seek a cuppa, why not swap it for a cup of pleasant, warm Chinese tea instead? To begin you on your journey, here is a list of 9 Chinese teahouses in Singapore that offer quiet escapes from the bustle of our daily lives.
Staying home doesn’t have to be boring. We get it—you’re bummed about the dire situation we’re in now because of COVID-19 and you need a little pick-me-up. Fear not, Korean food always makes everything better.
We’ve picked out our 5 halal Korean restaurants and eateries in Singapore that offer food delivery. Now everyone can enjoy delicious halal Korean cuisine at home! And don’t worry, these halal Korean restaurants are scattered islandwide.
We hope this list of halal Korean food places will help battle your stay-home blues. Enjoy the Korean dishes while watching K-dramas on Netflix, listening to K-pop music, or watching Mukbang videos on YouTube.
Bugis is a popular hotspot for numerous attractions; from brightly coloured murals to hip cafes for scrumptious brunch, significant cultural sights and 2 huge malls to shop till you drop.
After taking in all the sights under Singapore’s burning sun, spending some time in an air-conditioned environment while savouring a dessert is very much well-deserved.
Whether you need a quick break or just need a pick-me-up, here are 13 Desserts Around Bugis To #TreatYourself.
It’s all over Facebook, Instagram and every other social media platform you see – it’s Dalgona Coffee. Dalgona is actually a traditional Korean candy that is made with sugar and baking soda to form a caramel consistency, where after that it is hardened and shapes are pressed into it. When you whip the coffee up, it also resembles the texture of molten dalgona candy, hence the name!
We’ve narrowed down these three simple steps such that you can also enjoy this viral drink everyone seems to be having. It’s definitely a lot easier than you think!
Hungry, depressed, alone and bored of staring at the wall? Want to eat your feelings but your fridge is empty? Food deliveries are now so conveniently available, even if you live right at the end of Singapore.
From Western cuisine, to Chinese takeouts and your favourite Thai dishes, here are 21 food places in Singapore that offer islandwide food deliveries—you can order your meals in the comfort of your home, safe and sound.
During trying times like these, do continue to support our local hawkers by getting takeouts or ordering local hawker food from delivery apps such as Deliveroo and Foodpanda.
Here are 5 hawker centres in Singapore where you can order your favourite local dishes from and have them delivered to your doorstep.