Spoiling Your Taste Buds: Chinese Cuisines

Without a doubt, Singapore is a foodie paradise. You can sample a rich variety of Chinese, Malay and Indian cuisines from different regions of Asia. If in this case you want to eat Chinese cuisines, the best choice is to go to Chinatown. Here, you can find many Chinese cuisines originating from Guangzhou, Fujian, Hainan and Chaozhou in China.

So, what’s cooking in Chinatown’s kitchen? Indulge yourself from the following dishes:


  • Ah Boling – Ah Boling is also called drenched duck. Rice balls are filled with red bean, sesame, yam or peanut paste and served in sweet peanut or ginger soup.
  • Bak Kwa – Bak Kwa is characterized by fine slices of meat barbequed with a sweet sauce to succulent perfection. It’s a favourite during Chinese New Year but it can be enjoyed any time. The Bak Kwa of Kim Chee Guan and Bee Cheng Hiang are considered to be the best.
  • Fried Carrot Cake – Fried Carrot Cake is a delectable carrot/radish cake friend with egg and chives. You can choose from the ‘white’ or ‘black’ versions.
  • Dim Sum – Originating from Hong Kong, these savoury snacks are mostly steamed and are often served in little bamboo steamers. This can be a snack or a meal.
  • Egg Tart – Egg tart is famous for its flaky crust and rich soft egg custard filling. You can try egg tarts prepared by Tong Heng and Leung Sang Hong Kong Pastries.
  • Ginger Milk Custard – Ginger Milk Custard is a hot steamed custard of milk blended with ginger juice.
  • Fried Kway Teow – Fried Kway Teow is a flat rice noodles fried with sweet soya sauce, sliced Chinese sausage, cocles and scrambled egg.

If you are craving for others, you can consider Hainanese Chicken Rice, Laksa, Mooncake, Porridge, Wan Ton Mee and many more. You should enjoy every experience.

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