04.06.2021, 23:37

Top 10 specialties have to enjoy in Singapore

Singapore is an island nation in Southeast Asia. Singapore is a multicultural immigrant country. Promoting racial harmony is the core policy of the government. Singapore is known for its stable politics and one of the most internationalized countries in the world. Singapore is hailed as one of the "Four Little Dragons in Asia". Singapore is a food paradise. Diverse cultures and a rich history make Singapore proud of its cuisine. Food cultures from many countries such as China, India, Malaysia and other countries all appear in this Asian cuisine. As an island country with beautiful environment and diverse cultures, it has naturally become a famous tourist destination, but what attracts tourists is not only its beautiful geographical environment and diverse culture, but also many local specialties.

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Top 10 specialties have to enjoy in Singapore

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Although it is a very common street drink, the condensed milk used is a famous brand in Singapore, and the process of making it is also very interesting, often attracting tourists to watch.


Satay


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In recent years, coming to Singapore to experience Southeast Asia's "Satay culture" is gradually becoming the new fashion pursued by foodies everywhere. Satay refers to the traditional Malay skewered mutton, beef and chicken, which contains the essence of the cuisine of many countries in Southeast Asia.


Peranakan cuisine


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As soon as you hear the name, you know that it is a dish with local characteristics of Singapore. Various ingredients and unique flavors are one of the foods recommended by many tourists.


Black pepper crab


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Singapore is located in the tropics. It is said that in order to detoxify, should eat spicy foods. Among the traditional spicy dishes in Singapore, the most famous are chili crab and black pepper crab.


Bak kut teh


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It is a pork rib medicinal soup that is well-known in Singapore (and even Southeast Asia) This gourmet dish is prepared with herbs, garlic and spices, and pork bones. It's popular breakfast and supper.


Singapore Sling


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This is a cocktail invented by a bartender named Yan Wenchong. Whoever drinks through people compliments endlessly, and finally gradually promoted it to become a specialty of Singapore.


Singapore Hainan Chicken Rice


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The chicken is delicious and tender, eat with sliced cucumber and chili sauce. Extremely simple, yet extremely delicious. The Hainan chicken rice is specially made. The whole chicken is cooked with water until tender, cut into pieces and sprinkled with sesame oil and soy sauce.


Laksa


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Laksa is a spicy noodle soup popular in the Peranakan cuisine of Southeast Asia. Laksa consists of thick wheat noodles or rice vermicelli with chicken, prawn or fish, served in spicy soup based on either rich and spicy curry coconut milk or on sour asam.


Fish head curry


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This dish was first created by the Indians in Singapore. It was originally intended for Chinese people who love fish heads. Gradually, Malays and Indians also began to love this dish. After years of improvement, the fish head curry began to spread.


Wonton noodles


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Singapore wonton noodles includes noodles, leafy vegetables (preferably cai-xin), barbecued pork (char siu) and bite-sized dumplings or wonton. It is either served dry or in soup form with the former being more popular. If served dry, the wontons will be served in a separate bowl of soup. The Singaporean and Malaysian versions of the wonton noodle are similar to each other, though the Singapore version uses significantly less soya sauce and is often served with chili ketchup.


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