At the luxury hotel in Alicante Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa we never get tired of discovering what Asian cuisine can offer us. That is why we keep travelling around the Asian continent, this time to Singapore to try its most famous dishes. Are you coming?
Many people consider Singapore Southeast Asia´s gastronomic capital. The country includes the best of high Oriental cuisine and other Asian cooking traditions. Its gastronomy is a magnificent example of the cultural diversity within the country, especially China.
Which are Singapore´s must-eat dishes?
Crab. This is Singapore´s star dish. It is one of the most famous things to eat in any of its varieties. The most popular one, due to its taste and symbolism, is chilli crab, which is cooked with a spicy sweet and sour sauce.
Chicken rice. It is considered one of the national dishes of Singapore. It is prepared with chicken strips served with rice cooked in chicken stock and spices. The recipe includes chilli sauce, which is always a homemade one.
Char kway teow. This recipe is cooked with flat wide rice noodles, stir fried with eggs, dark soy sauce, shrimp and pork. The mix of all these ingredients make this dish the perfect fusion of sweet and salty taste.
Satay. This recipe comes from Malay cuisine. It is one of international tourists´ favourite dishes. Skewered grilled meat served with spicy peanut sauce and cucumber and onions.
Laksa. Rice noodles in spicy coconut curry soup. The recipe usually includes egg, chicken meat and shrimp. There are many different types of laksa, but the one in Singapore is katong laksa.
If you visit our Asian paradise in the Mediterranean Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa, you have a mandatory stop at Koh Samui. Our Asian restaurant par excellence offers the choicest Oriental crossover cuisine. Are you up for it?