How to ask for ‘No Lard’
For all of you caucasians out there that want to know how to eat at a hawker centre and ask for “NO LARD” when you order a local meal…. here’s how: Chinese : BU YAO ZHU YOU ZHA Pronounced: “Boo yaow joo yoo jar” Philippine Tagalog: WALANG MANTIKA Bahasa Indonesian: TANPA LEMAK So depending on the […]
Nutrition Info: Calories in Fish Ball Noodles
Fish Ball Noodles is a dish containing fishballs served with noodles of different kinds is an extremely popular Singaporean dish. The dish can be served either in a soup or “dry” with the soup on the side. In the dry variety the noodles are cooked with lard, soya sauce, chilli and/or tomato sauce. The type […]
Nutrition Information: Fish Soup
Here is one of the healthiest choices you can make when faced with the task of finding a low calorie, low fat meal at Singapore Hawker Centres. FISH SOUP. But be careful – the healthiest version is the clear fragrant broth that has had fish bones boiling in it to produce the wonderful flavour and […]
Is Kopi C Kosong really healthier?
The local singaporean coffee (aka kopi) is delicious! The brewed coffee is thick, strong and syrupy and is quite a sight watching the ‘baristas’ pour the brew between metal containers with a long spout without spilling a drop. Initially I got a bit nervous on my first solo mission to purchase a kopi as […]