Cheap & Good: Economic bee hoon that is a luxury to eat

ST VIDEO: HEDY KHOO
Gu Zao Wei You Tiao Economic Bee Hoon and Nasi Lemak offers affordable but simply delicious food. This selection of bee hoon, curry vegetables, fried sunny side-up egg and fried drumstick costs $4.50.
Gu Zao Wei You Tiao Economic Bee Hoon and Nasi Lemak offers affordable but simply delicious food. This selection of bee hoon, curry vegetables, fried sunny side-up egg and fried drumstick costs $4.50.ST PHOTO: HEDY KHOO

SINGAPORE - If there is one lesson I learnt from eating the bee hoon at Gu Zao Wei You Tiao Economic Bee Hoon and Nasi Lemak, it is not to judge a dish by its number of ingredients.

True cookery gongfu is in how a chef, limited by cost and practical considerations, transforms humble ingredients into a dish that is itself a world of flavours.

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