web analytics

Zhen Zhen Porridge – A long queue, a long wait for the simplest and most delightful meal.

Last week, I visited Maxwell Food Centre to try out Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice. I was also very keen to tickle my tastebuds with Zhen Zhen Porridge but because of the horrendously long queue, I chose to wait and by the time I finished my chicken rice (whose queue was also very long), the [...]

Lim Kee Goreng Pisang, Crispy, Juicy, Sweet and Exciting!

Goreng Pisang. Its very hard to come across good goreng pisang these days. Known throughout the English world as Fried Banana Fritters, the lovely little homesnack should come in a crispy skin with a wholesome and juicy interior that shrieks of sweet banana goodness after getting past the first crunch. I was at Maxwell Food [...]

Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice. Is it Singapore’s Best?

I admit. The last time I probably been to Maxwell Food Centre was when I was just a kid. Other than its popular name and its locality near Shenton Way, it all seemed vague to me. But I have heard of Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice situated within the hawker centre. Presumably, it is regarded [...]

The Blue Ginger Restaurant, Around The Table We Gather

Singapore is uniquely a mix of all types of people. Myself for example, by race I am Eurasian, but by culture I am diversified. I am a Eurasian, Hainanese and Peranakan altogether in one package. My Straits Chinese roots come from my Paternal Grandmother’s side, and since young I have been exposed to dishes like [...]