As a multi-ethnic nation, perfect intercultural communication in Singapore is not only reflected in the modern Western architecture, but also in the direction of the Eastern tradition or through literary festivals. specialization, but the interference is also reflected in the sophistication of cuisine.
It can be said that cuisine is the most honest mirror of the diversity of Singapore’s culture, from the flavorful Malaysian and Indian dishes, to the exquisite Chinese dishes, or Peranakan dishes with typical spicy flavor.
Perhaps not in any country, but you can feel many culinary flavors of many countries with such quintessential traits that are kept intact, and not in any country where the mixture is moist. It is so strange.
Laksa, also known as Curry Laksa, is a traditional Peranakan dish that is Chinese settlers along the Malacca Strait. The dish is a blend of long-lasting golden noodles and seafood such as shrimp and squid in the water. Spicy coconut curry is spicy, combined with fried tofu and bean sprouts to create a flavorful dish en sexy and charming. Not only is the traditional dish in family reunion, Laksa is also an indispensable dish in visitors’ menu when coming to Singapore.
HAINANESE CHICKEN RICE
As one of the most famous dishes of Singaporean cuisine, Hainanese Chicken Rice is loved by its attractive pure Asian flavor. Originating from China, Hainanese Chicken Rice is processed based on another dish of Hainan. The name “Hainanese chicken rice” is called by its Hainan origin and follows the process of disseminating it in Hainanese Chinese community in Southeast Asia.
Hainanese chicken rice version in Singapore is actually a combination of Hainanese cuisine, Cantonese cuisine and elements of Southeast Asian native cuisine. What’s more interesting when enjoying a piece of soft sweet chicken with a piece of fragrant rice rice soaked in chicken broth and waving a characteristic ginger flavor, then heaping a tablespoon of hot or crunchy sour food ?
BAK KUT TEH
Bak Kut Teh is not only a tonic, but also a delicious taste, so it is very popular in Singapore. However, this is actually a soup, in which pork ribs are stewed for hours with garlic, onion, pepper sauce with a little secret to season other herbs and spices like cloves, cinnamon, odor.
All ingredients blend harmoniously with each other, making soup with a sweet aroma, sweet and still very charming. This dish can also be served with white rice or vermicelli, green vegetables, often used as breakfast or dinner.
Legend has it that a hungry beggar came to a pork noodle shop to ask for food. At that time, the owner was also very difficult and in need but still compassionate. He picked up some of the remnants of the pork bone, wedged the popular spices he used as a repatriation, pepper to add flavor and make the dish as colorful as tea.
Since then, rib tea has been born and has become a very popular dish in the poor working class in Singapore. Because it is made from inexpensive ingredients, it has a rich source of nutrients and energy to provide them with a long day of hard work.
Nasi Lemak is an indispensable morning breakfast dish of the Chinese and Indian community in Singapore. Nasi lemak consists of white rice cooked with coconut milk and pineapple leaves, when enjoying, we will feel the delicious, greasy, attractive senses, easily addictive for those who first enjoy awake.
Rice keeps the taste delicious and is best eaten when wrapped in green banana leaves. In Nasi Lemak, indispensable foods: crispy roasted peanuts, dried fish, dried venison, chili sauce, cucumber and boiled eggs.