yi liu xiang nasi lemak

Yi Liu Xiang Nasi Lemak in Hainanese Village Food Centre

yi liu xiang nasi lemak stall

It was around 10.30 in the morning and here was Lao Beng way behind the queue for Yi Liu Xiang (一流香) Nasi Lemak. Lao Beng was craving for the kuning fish (Yellowstripe scad) for months since my last visit.

I was hoping against hope that the kuning fish would still be available as the queue was long and the patrons in front of me were ordering multiple takeaways. Read More

da zhong cafe coffee and kaya steamed bread

Da Zhong Cafe (大众茶室) in Hainanese Village Food Centre

da zhong cafe stall

Traditional coffee, half-boiled eggs and kaya toast are perennial favourites of Singaporeans when it comes to having them as breakfast or even during a tea break.

Da Zhong Cafe located in Hainanese Village Food Centre serves traditional Nanyang coffee, half-boiled eggs as well as kaya toast and steamed bread. Read More

Bedok Chwee Kueh

Bedok Chwee Kueh 勿洛水粿 (Lorong Ah Soo Branch)

Bedok Chwee Kueh Stall Lorong Ah Soo

Imagine yourself hungry and down to your last dollar in the year 2015 and you wonder what kind of Hawker Food you can buy to fill your tummy.

Bedok Chwee Kueh is the answer, four “Chwee Kuehs” (Steamed Rice Cakes) for the price of $1. This is the branch located in Hainanese Village Food Centre in Lorong Ah Soo.

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Molly nonya kueh served on old school plate

Molly’s Nonya Cake & Confectionery in Hougang

Molly nonya kueh store front

Holy Molly, Kueh ga-lo-re! That was the first thing that came to my mind when I stepped into Molly’s Nonya Cake & Confectionery in Hougang located just beside the Hainanese Village Food Centre.

I have eaten Molly’s Nonya Kueh at a relative’s birthday gathering many moons ago but had never visited the actual store. I had cravings one day and decided to pay them a visit. Read More