Easy Pasta Recipes — Mee Goreng

Mee Goreng

A few days ago, I was craving mee goreng, a sweet-spicy noodle dish popular in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. It’s a common dish in these parts and really easy to whip up at home.

Unfortunately, I didn’t have the requisite yellow noodles (aka Hokkien noodles) on hand. So I decided to use spaghetti noodles and I must say, the results were astounding! Even Uncle Belacan, who initially sniffed at the spaghetti goreng, thought it was delish!

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Singapore Cuisine History — What is a Kampong?


Welcome to my kampong! You are here because you are probably interested in learning more about Singapore history and its food…and that’s wonderful!

Now let’s begin a quick tour of Singapore cuisine history!

To understand Singapore and its fascinating food history, we’ll have to travel back to when Singapore was an island of mostly rustic villages known as kampongs.

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