Elsie’s Kitchen: Old and New Favourites


Started in 1954 by the first generation of the Ang family, Elsie’s Kitchen has been serving halal heritage culinary treasures that have captivated the stomachs of many over the years. Revered by many as one of Singapore’s pioneering caterers, the brand draws an appreciation for heritage cuisines passed down from generations to generations.
With a new generation of Angs taking over the reins of the business, Elsie’s Kitchen has undergone re-branding in a bid to keep up with evolving food trends. The catering will be launching a new buffet menu that features both traditional and modern classics that showcase interesting combinations. I recently had an opportunity to try some of Elsie’s kitchen old and new dishes at a media tasting. Here are the highlights – Continue reading

槟城美食之珠 

当有人问起吃什么最槟城,答案总是琳琅满目、不一而足,说也说不完、说也说不全,Pan Pacific Orchard 酒店的自助餐厅10 at Claymore近日推出了“槟城美食节”(Pearl of Orient Penang Fiesta)的主题自助餐,就让你一次过足瘾吃尽槟城经典美食。

虽说在槟城的美食精彩之处并非在堂皇的餐厅里觅得,而是在街边顶着烈日大雨的档口里一小碗一小碗地卖出,但“槟城美食节”里的各道佳肴也不比槟城的街边美食逊色,餐厅舒服的环境也更让人能舒心地用餐。

主厨Andy Oh来自槟城,为了准备这次的美食盛宴,所有食材均采购自槟城,以求让大家吃到最地道美味的槟城美食。 在笔者心中,槟城的美食之王当属阿叁叻沙莫属,餐厅别出心裁地使用了金目鲈来替代一般常用的马鲛鱼来制作汤底,马鲛鱼天然带一股较强的腥味,用了金目鲈的阿叁汤底更显清新,酸楚动人,令人食欲大开。 

其他包括炒粿条、虾面、椰浆饭、肉骨茶、五香、印度啰惹、蚝煎、娘惹炸鸡等槟城美食都可以在这里一网打尽。值得一提的还有椰浆饭,除了传统sambal,餐厅也提供了特别的虾米sambal,里边的虾米粒酥脆咸香,特别下饭。另外,肉骨茶并非新加坡常见的潮州式胡椒白汤,而是马来西亚福建式的药材黑汤,但其药材味不会特别强烈抢味,更凸显汤的香醇浓厚,让人大啖几碗。

吃完主食,当然少不了甜品,这里提供的主要有娘惹糕点,Bubur ChaCha,Chendol等。其中的Kuih Talam,上面一层白色的椰浆,下面一层香兰糕,香兰叶的香气逼人、滋味醇厚。Bubur ChaCha的椰浆汤水浓厚得宜,里边的芋头和地瓜也煮得软糯,甚为满足人心。Chendol则配了一台刨冰机,让人自己动手刨冰以及添加配料,好吃又好玩。

 除了槟城美食,自助餐厅亦搭配有海鲜吧台及现煎牛扒。餐厅提供了来自不同产地的生蚝,分别是美国、加拿大和法国,让人一品各地生蚝的不同风味。

 

槟城美食节(Pearl of Orient Penang Fiesta)

时间:晚上 6点 – 10点30分,至3月31日

价格:成人$68++,儿童$34++

 作者:小咪,马来西亚新山人,在新加坡工作,因工作需要,经常接触历史与艺术,平时并无多少消遣活动,就是爱吃。

10 at Claymore, Pan Pacific Orchard

地址:10 Claymore Road, Singapore 229540

电话:+65-68316686

网页:https://www.panpacific.com/en/hotels-resorts/singapore/orchard/stay/offers/pearl-of-orient-penang-fiesta.html

Movie Review: Get Out

Credit: The Cathay Cineplexes

今年2017的奥斯卡9部最佳影片提名上,有关美国黑人的电影就占了3部,其中的《Moonlight》更荣获最佳影片,男女配角这两个大奖也归黑人演员获得。有评论说这届奥斯卡是想摆出个政治正确的姿态来打脸川普大帝,套用《Get Out》里的一句台词“Black is in fashion”(黑色正时尚),总的来说,似乎近来的黑人电影非常有看头,十分走俏。
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Lazada’s 3rd Birthday

I love shopping and one of my favourite website to shop is LAZADA. Yes, don’t you love to shop at the conveniences of your fingers and the comfort of our home? Aren’t this the best way to shop? Good news for all my likeminded friends, LAZADA is celebrating her birthday from 21 to 23 March. I tell you, this is something that you want to mark your calender and stay by your computer! Stay with me as I share with you more!
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