Ever had a craving that you can’t satisfy? No worries, Food on Fork got it covered with these 8 places in Singapore that are bound to satisfy your kueh-vings.
Pisang Ubi is a traditional Indonesian dessert made up of bananas and sweet potatoes bathed in a warm and sweetened coconut milk. Now you are able to enjoy this soupy dessert in a kueh! Imagine all that goodness in a mouthful.
We are sure that Chendol is no stranger to all, but Chendol Agar-Agar? mhmm… It’s so good and we cannot recommend this highly enough.
Chintamanis 45 Maxwell Road, #01-02 The URA Center Singapore 069118 more addressess Opening hours / Information: Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm Saturday to Sunday: 9am to 10pm +65 6224 0522 firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook | Website
Gula Melaka Talum
Gula Melaka Talum is the brainchild of Kueh Talum and gula melaka. Simply the perfect marriage of the caramalised sugar and coconut cream layer on top of the pandan kueh.
Kueh Salat is such a great looking dessert. It is made up of a creamy kaya layer sitting atop of sticky glutinous rice, which is coloured by the Butterfly Pea, a flower that is commonly used as dyes for food.
Kueh Talum is the perfect juxtaposition of salty and sweet. The salty white coconut cream when paired with the sweet pandan layer of kueh produces an exciting blend of flavours that is bound to tantalise your tastebuds.
This kueh is one of the creative creations of HarriAnns and is made up of a pretty pink coconut cream sitting atop the bottom layer of Azuki beans.
And here’s something that everyone will remember having as a kid growing up. Rainbow Lapis is such a fun dessert to have, sweet with that fragrant tinge of pandan.
HarriAnns 230 Victoria Street, #01-01A Bugis Junction Towers (outside BHG entrance) Singapore 188024 more addressess Opening hours / Information: Monday to Sunday: 8am to 9pm +65 9736 7449 / 6273 0852 / 6238 1200 email@example.com Facebook | Website
3. Ji Xiang (吉祥)
Ang Ku Kueh (紅龟粿)
Ang Ku Kueh simply translates to red tortoise cake in English. Here’s a fun fact about this famous [红-hong] dessert! – The Chinese traditionally believed that eating tortoises would bring longevity and also good fortune and prosperity. And that is why the Ang Ku Kueh is made in replica of a tortoise shell.
This is the best place to get Ang Ku Kueh in Singapore and it also comes in a variety of flavours such as, the traditional mung bean and grounded peanuts and also sweet yam, coconut, sweet corn, red bean as well as special seasonal flavours, durian.
Ji Xiang (吉祥) Block 1, #01-33 Everton Park Singapore 081001 Opening hours / Information: Monday to Saturday: 9am to 5pm +65 6223 1631 Facebook
4. Traditional Haig Road Putu Piring
Kueh Tu Tu
Kueh Tu Tu or Putu Piring is a round-shaped traditional steamed rice flour cake filled with grounded peanuts or brown palm sugar mixed with shredded coconut. Although more commonly found in Pasar Malam (Night Bazaar), we highly recommend going down to Geylang to get yourself some quality Kueh Tu Tu.
Traditional Haig Road Putu Piring 970 Geylang Road, #01-02 Singapore 423492 Opening hours / Information: Monday to Thursday: 11am to 10pm Friday to Saturday: 11am to 11pm Sunday: 10am to 10pm +65 9456 7573 firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook
5. Lek Lim Nonya Cake Confectionery
Rainbow Lapis is available in so many colours and Lek Lim Nonya Cake Confectionery is probably one of the more well known places in Singapore for its Rainbow Lapis.
Lek Lim Nonya Cake Confectionery Block 84, Bedok North Street 4, #01-21 Singapore 460084 Opening hours / Information: Monday to Saturday: 4am to 6pm Sunday: 4am to 2pm +65 6449 0815 email@example.com Facebook | Website
Made famous by the Little Nyonya TV series in Singapore, behold the Lemper Udang or also known as Rempah Udang in the show. This is a sweet glutinous rice roll with spicy shrimp filling. Sweet, salty and spicy, it’s quite a party in your mouth.
Peng Kueh (饭馃）
A Teochew delicacy made to look like a peach with a pointy curved end and another kueh with a story. The pink Peng Kueh is commonly used as offerings to the Chinese gods because it symbolises the sacred longevity peach in heaven.
With the story out of the way, we gave you the deeds to get yourself some delicious rice cakes.
Molly's Block 104, Hougang Avenue 1, #01-1121 Singapore 530104 Opening hours / Information: Monday to Saturday: 5am to 8pm Sunday and Public Holidays: 5am to 5pm Closed during certain Chinese Lunar Festivals +65 6286 0024/4324 firstname.lastname@example.org Website
7. Jian Bo Shui Kueh（楗柏水粿）
Chwee Kueh （水粿）
Chwee Kueh or Shui Kueh literally means water rice cakes in English. Made by combining rice flour with water and steaming it at a gazillion degrees and there you have it. Chwee Kueh is also served alongside a generous portion of stewed picked radish and best eaten with sambal chilli.
Jian Bo Shui Kueh（楗柏水粿） 30 Seng Poh Road, #02-05 Tiong Bahru Market Singapore 168898 Opening hours / Information: Monday to Sunday: 6.30am to 10.30pm
8. Tiong Bahru Galicier Pastry
And finally the Ondeh Ondeh, We can easily eat a truckload of these tiny little balls of liquid gula melaka filling. If you are kueh-ving for some really good Ondeh Ondeh, head down to Tiong Bahru Galicier and remember to get a truckload of them.
Tiong Bahru Galicier Block 55, Tiong Bahru Road, #01-39 Singapore 160055 Opening hours / Information: Monday to Sunday: 10am to 8.30pm