Local famous food must try when you travel in Singapore
Singapore is well loved for its range of ethnic food available. There are Chinese, Indian to French, Italian to Malay food. It may be a small country but the choices of food available is always an eye opener for first timers to Singapore. In this page you can find information and guides on Singapore food, includes buffets, coffee shop, hawker centers, restaurants & supper place.
About Singaporeans local favorite food has the following
1. Bah Kut Teh
Bah Kut Teh is a Chinese soup that is one of the most-wanted dishes in Singapore. Literally translated as “meat bone tea”, Bah Kut Teh consists of meaty pork ribs simmered in a complex broth of herbs and spices. It is eaten with rice and other accompaniments including fried dough and salted vegetables. It is also sometimes served with Chinese tea, as many believe that Chinese tea dissolves the copious amount of fat consumed in this pork-laden dish.
People used to have bak kut teh for breakfast, but it can be occurred in any dining table of any meals of the day, breakfast, lunch, dinner or supper.
In Singapore, there are two styles of Bak kut teh served – Teochew style and Klang style. And it is the broth which makes bak kut teh styles different. While Teochew version features clear soup with peppery taste, Klang version has thick, cloudy soup with herbal taste. In our lion city, the former is more popular than the latter.
2. Hainanese Chicken rice
This dish is originated by the people in China, Hainan Island and has since then been Singaporeans regular dish eaten usually for lunch or dinner. It is mainly cooked with garlic, scallion and ginger and the rice is cooked till fragrant.
Hainanese Chicken rice can be found anywhere in Singapore, from hawker stalls, franchised outlets to restaurants. This tasty and reasonably priced food is one of the daily meal choices of locals and travelers. Herein the 5 best Chicken Rice in Singapore you should check out.
And other way, Hainanese chicken rice is one of few local dishes served in the menu of Singapore Airlines. It is also listed at number 45 on the World’s 50 most delicious foods complied by CNN Go in 2011.
Satay is a dish consisting of bite-sized pieces of meat grilled on skewers, is a favorite hawker food among locals. As long as the meat is tender and boasts a little smokiness without being too greasy. They come in chicken, mutton, pork and beef. It is served with a flavorful spicy peanut sauce, slices of cucumbers and onions.
4. Char Kway Teow
Char Kway Teow also known as Fried Kway Teow is one of the most wanted dishes in Singapore. Char Kway Teow can be found at any hawker centers in Singapore, but it’s easy for you to find the delicious one.
Char Kway Teow normally is using melted with the mixture of flat rice noodles and egg noodles which will be commonly stir-fried with eggs, cockles, lap cheong (Chinese sausages), bean sprouts, and Chinese chives. A traditional plate of char kway teow could not be done without lard, which delights the dish with special flavors. These days, in the healthier version of this delicious fried noodle dish, lard is replaced by oil, and more vegetables are added in.
5. Kaya Toast breakfast
Kaya Toast breakfast is suitable for the young and old .This traditional breakfast dish can be found in many places like modern food courts, food centres, hawker centres and specialty cafes.
This is basic Singaporean breakfast, kaya toast is a simple delicacy that consists of toasted bread spread with butter and kaya jam (a homemade coconut jam prepared with eggs, sugar, coconut milk, and pandan). Best savoured with a side of soft boiled eggs and a cup of freshly brewed, full-bodied coffee, here are local singaporeans favourite coffee shops.