Often referred as The Lion City or The Garden City, Singapore is the world’s only island-city state. Since independence, Singapore has flourished into a global commerce, finance and transport hub. Consisting of 63 islands, this South Asian country has a tropical rain forest climate with moderate temperature and high rainfall making it a suitable tourist destination. The flora, fauna, man-made waterfalls and most importantly the Singaporean food attracted about 15,231,469 international tourists in 2015 which was almost thrice the population of Singapore. So, let’s have a look at the food of Singapore that makes it so unique in the whole world.
Singapore cuisine is a blend of different cultures and heritages combining a variety of cuisines thus, serving the people with unique flavor and aroma. Singapore has a large immigrant population, which has an influence on its food which includes cuisines of Malaysia, India, China, Indonesia, Portuguese, Sri Lanka, Thailand and also the Middle-East.
But, with so much variety to taste and eat, won’t you be confused about what to try and what not to? You don’t need to worry about it anymore. There are a lot of blogs that are a guide for cheap and tasty food around the world. Therantingpanda.com is one of the best and trustworthy blog which is ranked at No.9 on the Top 20 Singapore food blog.
With over 40K estimated visitors every month, The Ranting Panda rants about food, travel and lifestyle. They are helping know about places worth visiting and food that’s a must-eat in Singapore. From which restaurant and café you should visit to what you should definitely eat in Singapore, this food blog provides the list of everything related to Singaporean food. This blog has the review and rating of almost every restaurant, street food joint and café present in Singapore. So, whenever you plan to visit the country, you must browse this blog and have a look to the different food joints to visit.
Another blog is the Singapore-guide.com which has made a list of Top 10 food, which every food lover must try in Singapore. After trying every street hawker and shopping mall food court, this list is produced. First on the list isthe Hainanese Chicken Rice which is steamed chicken and rice cooked in chicken stock. On no.2 is Crab cooked in a gravy of chili tomato sauce and then, lightly stir-fried in a paste of chili sauce, ketchup and eggs. Laksa, a combination of Chinese and Malay cuisine stands on no.3. It is a rice noodle dish cooked in spicy coconut curry soup with shrimps, eggs and chicken meat. Char Kuay Teow on no.4 is a popular dish in Singapore in which broad rice noodles are fried with black Soya sauce, clams and Chinese sausages.
Another one on the list is Hokkien Prawn Mee, stir-fried Hokkien noodles with prawns, chicken or pork, squid and fish cake topped with, soya sauce, vinegar and chili. To enjoy the street food flavors, try Barbecued Stingray which is a street seafood dish cooked on grill. Another seafood dish is Fish Head Curry, fish head and veggies cooked in gravy and served with bread/rice. Satay is on no.8 in the list. It’s skewered grilled meat with rice cake and peanut sauce. Oyster Omlette is a new version of Omlette served with oysters. For a sweet tooth, you can try Chendol, coconut milk drink with brown sugar, green starch strips and red beans.
So, have a look at these Singapore food blogs and make your visit a memorable one.