Waiter, I'll have sweet and sour pork on the rocks

Sweet and sour pork served on ice.
Sweet and sour pork served on ice.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG
Chef Pung Lu Tin said he saw the dish in a movie and decided to put it on the menu when he opened Chinese restaurant Tasty Loong in Tiong Bahru.
Chef Pung Lu Tin said he saw the dish in a movie and decided to put it on the menu when he opened Chinese restaurant Tasty Loong in Tiong Bahru.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG
Chef Pung Lu Tin said he saw the dish in a movie and decided to put it on the menu when he opened Chinese restaurant Tasty Loong in Tiong Bahru.
Chef Pung Lu Tin said he saw the dish in a movie and decided to put it on the menu when he opened Chinese restaurant Tasty Loong in Tiong Bahru.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

SINGAPORE - Order whisky or gin on ice and nobody bats an eyelid. Only the heartless would scoff at the pour soul, burning up on a hot day, who adds ice cubes to beer in a bid to cool down. Raw fish on ice? Sure.

But pork on ice? More specifically, sweet and sour pork on the rocks?

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