Singapore Food Dictionary


Constantly on the lookout for the best places to indulge ourselves in our favourite foods, Singaporeans always have a diverse range of recommendations for every kind of cuisine. Must-try Singaporean foods include Hainanese Chicken Rice, Chilli Crab, Katong Laksa and the Singapore Sling. Other signature dishes in Singapore include Nasi Lemak, Bak Kut Teh, Kaya Toast and Roti Prata. Spend some time indulging your stomach in Singaporean classics during your stay here. Browse through the list we have compiled in our Food Dictionary and start your culinary adventure here!


Hokkien Mee
Pronunciation:Hok-kiàn mī
Description:Stir fried yellow noodles with garlic, eggs, soy sauce, beehoon, towgay, prawns and sotong usually served with lime and sambal chilli.
Trivia:Traditionally, small cubes of fried pork fat are added to the soup, but this is now less common due to health concerns.
Hum Chim Peng
Pronunciation:hum zheem bang
Description:Hum Chim Peng is deep fried yeast dough, a very popular hawker food usually eaten during breakfast in Singapore. Hum Chim Peng is available in 2 different fillings - the salted version or the type with red bean paste.
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