Singapore – a Treat for Connoisseurs of Food
Tour package for Singapore is famous for a lot of things – the dazzling skyscrapers, the wildlife reserves, bird sanctuaries, underwater world, shopping and the many other thrills of modern life. However, there is another very unique aspect about Singapore – the cuisine. The food here is distinct because it is a potpourri of different cuisines. You can find flavors from India, China, Malay, French, Italy and others in Singapore food. The choices that you have are unbelievable. You only have to have a huge appetite and Singapore will undoubtedly turn out to be a treat for you. When you opt for a tour package to Singapore, make it a point to taste some of the most popular foods. All Singapore hotels offer numerous local delicacies. Here are some foods that you should not miss out on.
One of the best loved foods in Singapore is Bak Kut Teh. This dish is basically of Chinese origin but has now almost become a state food of the country. It consists of pork ribs done in garlic, fennel seeds, cinnamon, cloves, star anise, pepper and dang gui. The best accompaniment with the dish is rice. You can also have the dish with salted vegetables and fried dough. Some Singapore hotels serve the dish with Chinese tea. This is said to be healthy because the special tea helps in dissolving all the pork fat. It is definitely one of the recommended foods when you take a tour package to Singapore.
Seafood is a much loved delicacy here and you can find a wide range of sea creatures cooked in numerous ways. One dish that takes the cake is Chilli Crab. The dish is made of crab done in a rich tomato gravy. Fried buns are the favorite accompaniments with the dish. As you dip the buns in gravy and relish the soft perfectly done crab meat, you are transported into a different world of complete pleasure. Tasting such dishes in Singapore hotels makes buying a tour package for Singapore worth it. You can visit some of the exclusive seafood joints for the best of Chilli crab.
Although the cuisine here is renowned for the innumerable non vegetarian dishes, vegetarian tourists do not have to be disappointed on tour package for Singapore. One dish that is just perfect for vegetarians is the Fried Carrot Cake, which interestingly has no carrot in it and is made up of radish and turnip. The vegetables are cooked with dark sauce and garnished with spring onions to make a delicious dish. If you have a sweet tooth, you can request for the Carrot Cake with white sauce.
Rojak is another great dish which completely alters the image of a typical salad. Basically a salad, Rojak contains turnips, fried dough fritters, fruits, cucumber and bean sprouts. The toppings are of crushed peanuts and prawn sauce. The salad has a light gravy that is highly appetizing.
A tour package to Singapore must include visits to hotels that can offer the best of these dishes. Besides these foods, some of the other foods that you must taste are Satay, Fish head curry, Hainanese chicken rice, Hokkein Mee noodles and many others.
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Visits to some of the best Singapore hotels should be an invariable part of a Singapore tour package. When you book a Singapore packages, you can relish these dishes and take back some long lasting tastes.
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