REBECCA LYNNE TAN RECOMMENDS
Food Picks: Signature Turkish dessert, lush tarts and fiery wonton mee
Published on Apr 26, 2014 8:11 AM
BEE HOON AND CHEESE DESSERT
Kunefe is the signature dessert of four-month-old Turkish restaurant Ottoman Kebab & Grill. The traditional baked-to-order delight is made with a very thin rice vermicelli and cheese, both imported from Turkey, coated in a light sugar syrup and covered with crushed pistachios.
I know what you are thinking: Bee hoon as a dessert and with cheese can't be good. But it is. The crunch from the rice noodles that are baked to a golden crisp is the highlight here. This, along with its cheesy centre - a mild, Turkish version of mozzarella - and its pool of syrup that isn't too sweet, makes for a fine way to end a meal.
Where: Bedok Mall, 311 New Upper Changi Road, 01-75 MRT: Bedok Open: 11am - 10pm daily Info: Call 6702-4031 or go to www.firstgourmet.com
LUSH TARTS AND HEALTHY BUNS
Of the three bakeries in the Housing Board blocks along Sunset Way, Drips Baker's Playground is the newest. It has been open for about 11/2 years.
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