Tag Archives: Dragon Year

The CNY Calories Showdown

A long time ago, being fat during the Chinese New Year equates to prosperity and a huge pinch on the cheeks (until I couldn’t fit into any pair of decent jeans). In today’s context, you need to be both slim and fit. After all, this could be the only time you are showing off to […]

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Mandarin Court – Abundant Pen Cai & Bak Kwa Nian Gao

Have you realised that the Pen Cai has become a local Chinese New Year staple in recent years? This Big Bowl Feast is a traditional Hong Kong village cuisine, said to origin during the late Song Dynasty when locals collected all their best food to serve a fleeing Emperor. It is not difficult to understand […]

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Le Cafe – Best Golf Ball Pineapple Tarts in Singapore!

Some food reviewers claimed that “they are the best pineapple tarts” and “the king of pineapple tarts”. These tarts from Le Cafe Confectionery & Pastry, better known as ‘golf balls’, are big, fat and huge – almost the size of a ping pong. One or two may be enough to make you feel slightly full […]

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Crystal Jade – All Set to Impress with Eight Treasures Pagoda

Come Lunar New Year, every restaurant seems ready to outwit, outplay, out last all others with interesting (and sometimes strange) takes on Lo Hei and Peng Cai. For this 2012 Chinese New Year menu, Crystal Jade seems all set to impress with their innovation of the Pagoda of Eight Treasures, a Chinese take on the […]

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