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Wong Ah Yoke's food picks: Soup pencai

Fortune Pot In Peking Style
Fortune Pot In Peking StylePHOTOS: GOODWOOD PARK HOTEL, PRIMA TOWER REVOLVING RESTAURANT, WONG AH YOKE
Huats Kee Fish Head Steamboat
Huats Kee Fish Head SteamboatPHOTOS: GOODWOOD PARK HOTEL, PRIMA TOWER REVOLVING RESTAURANT, WONG AH YOKE
Sticky Date & Longan Pudding ($14)
Sticky Date & Longan Pudding ($14)PHOTOS: GOODWOOD PARK HOTEL, PRIMA TOWER REVOLVING RESTAURANT, WONG AH YOKE
Five dishes are selected from the cafe's a la carte menu to represent the nation's heritage hawker fare, and served course by course in smaller servings than a la carte versions.
Five dishes are selected from the cafe's a la carte menu to represent the nation's heritage hawker fare, and served course by course in smaller servings than a la carte versions.PHOTOS: GOODWOOD PARK HOTEL, PRIMA TOWER REVOLVING RESTAURANT, WONG AH YOKE

If you have tried heating up your takeaway pencai for Chinese New Year on the stove, you might have found that the bottom-most layer has a tendency to get burnt.

Some restaurants put a metal disc or a piece of woven rattan beneath the food to prevent this and it helps.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 01, 2019, with the headline 'Food Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe