Singapore Foodsters Hawker Centre Food Gallery (Shrimp Dumplings & Wonton Soup)

Singapore Foodsters Food Tasting Sampling & Neighbourhood Walking Tour - Shrimp Dumpling Soup
Singapore Foodsters Food Tasting Sampling & Neighbourhood Walking Tour - Wanton Soup
Shrimp Dumplings & Wonton Soup

Shrimp Dumpling and Wonton Soup is well known in the Chinese cuisine and is often served as a complimentary side dish accompanying the main order of a bowl of dry noodles. It can also be ordered as a main soup dish on its own as well. The dumplings or wontons are made from a dough skin consisting of a mix of egg, flour and water and filled with stuffings of shrimp or minced pork. The fillings are marinated with salt, spices, garlic, spring onions and other ingredients such as mushrooms and salted fish, which are then boiled in a soup and served piping hot with some leafy vegetables.

Singapore Foodsters Hawker Centre Food Gallery (Steamed Minced Pork with Salted Fish)

Singapore Hawker Centre Food Tasting & Sampling Neighbourhood Walking Tours - Steamed Pork with Salted FishSteamed Minced Pork with Salted Fish

This is a very popular and extremely tasty Singaporean home cooked dish that is quick and easy to prepare and can be found in many hawker centers. Minced pork (or chicken) are mixed well together with some fat which provides that springy texture. It is then marinated with Chinese wine, sesame oil, soya sauce and steamed for a few minutes. When cooked, it is then garnished with chopped spring onion, shredded ginger and sliced chilli and served with toppings of salted fish. The full flavours of this dish make it go really well when eaten with a serving of white rice.

Singapore Foodsters Hawker Centre Food Gallery (Chwee Kueh)

Singapore Hawker Center Food Tasting & Sampling Neighbourhood Walking Tours - Chwee KueyChwee Kueh

Chwee kueh or “water rice cake” is a type of steamed rice cake that is a popular and favourite breakfast dish or snack among many locals. It is made up of a mixture of rice flour and water placed in aluminium saucer cup-shaped mounds and steamed. When cooked, the bowl-like shaped rice cakes are then topped and served with fried diced preserved radish or ‘chye poh’ and chilli paste. The saltiness and sweetness of the ‘chye poh’ complements the subtle flavours of the rice cakes.

 

Singapore Foodsters Hawker Centre Food Gallery (Fried Carrot Cake)

Singapore Hawker Food Sampling Tasting Tours Fried Carrot CakeFried Carrot Cake

Fried Carrot Cake or ‘Chye Tow Kway’ is a very common breakfast staple found in many neighbourhood hawker centres. It is a favourite among many locals as most of us have grown up eating it. It is made up of steamed rice cakes that are broken into little cubes fried with eggs, garlic, sweet sauce (for the black version), preserved radish, soya sauce, chilli paste and served with toppings of chopped spring onions. There are two versions available: white or black, and the former (white) version would provide a more subtle flavour of eggs and preserved radish without the caramelized sweetness that comes from frying it together with the sweet sauce.

Singapore Foodsters Hawker Centre Food Gallery (Roti Prata)

Singapore Hawker Centre Food Tasting Sampling Neighbourhood Walking Tours - Roti Prata Kosong Canai

Singapore Hawker Centre Food Sampling Tasting Tours Roti PrataRoti Prata

Roti Prata or Roti Canai (as they call it in Malaysia) has its influence from Pakistan and India and is a comfort food for many Singaporeans young and old. It is a pancake made up of flour that is fried over a flat round iron pan and usually served with a side dish of vegetable, chicken or fish curry. For those who are not able to handle the spiciness of curry, they may even eat it with sugar. Roti Prata usually comes plain (kosong) or with egg (telor or plaster), and some other variations may include it being mixed with sliced onion, cheese, banana, sardines and chocolate sauce.

Singapore Foodsters Hawker Centre Food Gallery (Popiah)

Singapore Foodsters Hawker Centre Food Tasting Sampling Neighbourhood Walking Tour PopiahPopiah

Popiah or fresh spring rolls consist of an outer layer that is a thin crepe-like ‘skin’ usually made up of wheat flour. It is usually prepared by laying the skin flat and then sweet sauce, chilli paste and garlic are spread over the skin. A fresh vegetables mix comprising turnip, toufu cubes, bean sprouts, lettuce leaves, grated carrots combined with some sliced Chinese sausage, shrimp and finely chopped peanuts are then placed in the middle and the entire ingredients are firmly wrapped into a roll. This is usually a favourite choice among calorie conscious people and vegetarians alike, as it is a light and healthy meal and the Chinese sausage and other undesired meat ingredients can be requested to be omitted.

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INTRODUCTION
We are a dedicated provider of unique and memorable holiday experiences revolving around the local aspects of life here in Singapore. We cater to people who want to embrace all things Singapore and traditional, which comprise favourite areas like food and drink, as well as a wide array of fun-filled activities, entertainment and services.

Our main activities are Hawker Centre Street Food & Beer Sampling Tours as well as Home Dining in the very residence of a 4th-generation Singaporean. So, if you are looking to experience our local cuisines in the street hawker markets as well as other fun things to do here in Singapore that will enhance your holiday, look no further! Indicated below is a brief summary of what each service entails.


Foodsters
Immerse yourself in the vibrant Singapore hawker center cuisines while exploring the surrounding neighborhood. Singapore Foodsters conducts private and personalized local food tasting tours that expose you to an in-depth culinary experience of Singapore street hawker food at one of our many neighborhood hawker centers. At the same time, we will also take a walking tour around the neighborhood to soak in the atmosphere of everyday life of the locals. You will get to explore our favorite neighborhoods and learn more about the history and culture of Singapore’s food and everyday life.  We will also introduce you to deserving dishes that have escaped the attention of food writers and mainstream media. At the end of your food expedition with us, we hope that you would have a much better understanding about this exciting and tantalizing culture of Singapore.

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Boozesters
Enjoy a 3.5-hour beer tasting experience comprising a wide selection of Chinese, Singapore and international beers in Singapore hawker centres and coffee shops around Chinatown. This will provide you with a unique and valuable experience of being immersed in the local hawker centre culture, which is where most Singaporeans would have their meals & drink. There will be a few beer stops with some walking around Chinatown where you can also soak in the sights of Singapore’s history and Chinese culture. There will also be a variety of beer-friendly local snacks for you to sample along the stops that we will cover. This experience will give you a very good overview of real Singapore through a common indulgence of beer and food, while being introduced to the charming street charm of Chinatown.

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HomeDiners
Experience Singapore street hawker food at the home of a local resident, led by a Singaporean guide who shares in-depth knowledge. Enjoy this 3.5-hour experience of exploring the local markets, eateries in old pre-war shophouses and hawker centres around the vibrant neighbourhood of Geylang Serai and Joo Chiat Road, where they espouse one of Singapore ‘s first Malay settlements and also represent the multi-cultural heritage of the Peranakan people. This will be followed by a unique hawker street food dining experience in the very local residence of your host. You will be introduced to a wide range of tantalizing dishes while you learn about Singapore’s rich culinary history and local living on this personalized experience.

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FitFooters
Don’t let your vacation disrupt your exercise regime that you have been constantly maintaining while back at home. Join us for a 3-hour fitness, food and cultural experience that comprises a 45-minute fitness workout at Gardens By The Bay. This is followed by a comfortable jog around Gardens By The Bay and finally towards Chinatown where you will be introduced to a sumptuous local breakfast as well as other local delights.
This fun-filled activity will provide you with a complete experience of exercising within one of the top sights in Singapore, indulging in our local street hawker market food and at the same time, immersing yourself in the ethnic and cultural area of Chinatown.

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Miscelleanous
If you have your own ideas (or not), and would like to do something else apart from these activities, please do not hesitate to get in touch. We would be most happy to work together with you and offer some interesting suggestions based on your requests. Please feel free to go to our Contact Us page and drop us a note with your requirements. We will get back to you with some ideas and endeavour to work something out that will meet your expectations.