HJH Maimunah: Kampung Cuisine
I just realized that I hardly know anything about Malay food. Sure, I am familiar with nasi lemak and there are several dishes at the nasi padang stall which I order regularly, but my knowledge of the history of our local Malay food is barely at the pre-school level. I met some Malay friends recently and had a very interesting conversation with them which sparked a new found interest in Malay cuisine. Tauhu Telur For example, the people I spoke to felt that the Malay food here in Singapore is actually better than those in Malaysia, Brunei or Indonesia! It’s no wonder then, that places like Hjh Maimunah would occasionally be booked out by the Sultan of Brunei who would come to Singapore in order to dine eat there! I am told the reason behind it is largely due to economics. Singaporeans have greater buying power and so the quality of the produce used is better. If you have e...