Where to Find the Best Truffles in Town

 

If you are fond of confections, for sure truffles never missed your attention. When you hear confections, it refers to candies or sweets. In general, it refers to all sweet food. Truffles belong to the chocolate confectionery. Its main ingredients include cocoa powder or chocolate ganache drizzled with diced toasted nuts.

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Truffles are easily recognized because of their conical or spherical shape – resembles the tuber fungus. You should know that there are three types of chocolate truffles. Three types of truffles include European, Swiss and American. Here are the specific kinds of truffles that you should know:

  • French truffle – French truffle is actually famous even here in Singapore. It is composed of chocolate and cream rolled into nut or cocoa powder.

 

  • Belgian truffle – Belgian truffles are also called praline. It is created with milk or dark chocolate sealed with nut pastes, ganache or buttercream.

 

  • California truffle – The California truffle is the bigger and cumbersome version of French truffle. It was actually brought by Alice Medrich to California from visiting France. It kind of looks a half-egg shape coated with chocolate.

 

  • Swiss truffle – Swiss truffle is a delight because it combines melted chocolate into scorching mixture of butter and cream then poured into the set before dashing it with cocoa powder.

 

  • Vegan truffle – For vegans, this truffle is best. Dairy is replaced with butters and nut.

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Now that you know the specific kinds of truffles, it is time that you know where to get the best truffles in the city. There are numerous stores offering truffles but there are only a few who made a mark. You can go to these places and taste it for yourself:

  • Café – Many people recommend this because of their truffle shoestring fries not to mention their mojitos. If you want to try, head to #02-09A Palais Renaissance.

 

  • Stranger’s Reunion – Also known for their truffle fries, Stranger’s Reunion is a good place to hand out with friends while enjoying good foods. Their iced coffee is also a must try not to mention their granola and Greek yogurt. Head to 33/35/37 Kampong Bahru Road for a taste.

 

  • Symmetry – Truffle fries are a winner here but Symmetry is also offering brunch which is also good. Address is 9 Jalan Kubor #01-01.

 

  • Casa Tartuf – This is an Italian restaurant but is famous for their wide selections of truffles. As if it is not enough, you can also indulge in T-bone steaks and pasta. Address is at 33 Erskine Road.

 

  • Little Diner – Aside from truffle fries, the diner also offers burgers and according to many, the best and tastiest burger in the city. The address is at 789 Bukit Timah Road.

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07 Oct 2016

Burgers That Will Wow You  

Other than tasty, crispy, salty fries what other fast food items do you often crave for? Is it a juicy, dripping-with-goodness burger? If, like most people, you do enjoy eating burger, then this list of stand-out burger joints will undoubtedly wow you once you get to have a taste of their succulent burgers.

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Grub

They give you the best balance between quality and affordability. Quality – all the ingredients they use are as natural as possible, without adding MSG or any artificial preservatives and flavourings, and all the produce and meat they use are sourced from responsible artisanal producers, farmers, and fishermen. That means their beef, pork, poultry, and seafood all come from farms that raise their animals free-range and without feeding or injecting them with antibiotics or hormones.

Affordability – you don’t need to burn a hole in your pocket to enjoy their excellent-tasting, high-quality meals. And now for the star of the show, let’s talk about their burgers. They’ve got the classic cheeseburger which sells for $13. It’s made with 100% minced beef patty and Monterey Jack cheese and for something new, you could try their Crispy Fish Burger made with crumbed fish fillet and remoulade. For responsible eating at its best, be sure to visit Grub at 510 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1.

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VeganBurg

Burgers weren’t meant to be enjoyed by meat-lovers only and VeganBurg made sure of that. VeganBurg took it upon themselves to provide a better living planet for everyone by selling sustainable food that doesn’t lack in flavour and taste. Not only that, their food is also friendly on your waist and your general health because all their ingredients are cholesterol-free, GMO-free and they’re all rich in vitamins and minerals.

In fact, all VeganBurg burgers are packed with them, such as their unique Char-Grilled Satay burger which is high in antioxidants. It is made with a tender Vegan patty, drizzled with their homemade, rich satay sauce that’s infused with exotic spices and herbs. For a bite of their appetizing burger, do visit them at 44 Jalan Eunos. They also have 3 more branches at Marina Boulevard, The Grand Stand, and at Golden Shoe. But for a more convenient way, you could contact their delivery hotline at 6844 6868.

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23 Oct 2014

Singapore’s Food-Inspired Cocktail Drinks

When it talks about drinks, you will probably think about having a party. However, you cannot always say that because there are lots of people who do not want to drink ssome beverages like cocktails. Most of the time, they drink because they just want to but sometimes, they drink because there is an important occasion and will require you to drink.

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Although it is not good to drink cocktails most especially when the quantity consumed is higher than the normal, there are some people who say that you need to drink cocktails in moderation. In relation to that, here are some food-inspired cocktails in Singapore that you need to drink but you should be mindful that you should only drink it in moderation.

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  • Banana Pancake Drink -A strong whiskey from Turkey is mixed in this drink. Aside from that, it contains lemon juice, cinnamon tea and banana liquor that are placed beautifully in a bamboo cup. This drink is a good for midnight snacks and for those who simply want to get sleepy.
  • Bak kwa – To achieve a full taste of bak kwa’s original flavor and aroma, you need to mix up different flavors like grilled pork and many more. For sure, you will have a savory drink that you have never seen nor tasted before.
  • The Big Breakfast – No, it’s not about a large meal during your breakfast, it’s only a name in the form of a beverage. Really, a big breakfast is a tequila based drink you will definitely want especially in parties. Its ingredients consist of a pinch of salt, lemon, cherry, celery, pepper and some Worcestershire as well as tequila.

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17 Oct 2014