Sunday, 16 November 2014

Vanishing Foods of Singapore


Where to find some vanishing foods like putu piring, kueh bong kong, botok botok ikan, appom and suan pan zi.

Author Sharon Wee’s favourite snack would be kueh bong kong, a Peranakan concoction of rice flour, coconut milk and gula melaka wrapped and steamed in a banana leaf.

If she doesn’t make it herself, she finds a suitable alternative at Glory on East Coast Road, one of the rare places that still makes the snack.

Kueh bong kong (Peranakan)

Botok-botok ikan (Indonesian)

Putu piring (Malay)

Appom (South Indian)

Jantung pisang kerabu (Peranakan)

Devil's curry (Eurasian)

Suan pan zi (Hakka)

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