Monday, July 19, 2010

Breakfast of Champions

Bak Kut Teh or pork rib soup is a Hokkien dish found in Singapore, Malaysia, and Taiwan.
 In Singapore where I first tried it, it is served with rice and side dishes like boiled peanuts,
fried cruller and pickled mustard greens and is traditionally eaten at breakfast time.
Bak Kut Teh involves boiling 2 inch pork rib slices with spices and herbs like cloves, garlic,
star anise, cinnamon, peppercorns and other stuff -- like soy sauce or even ginseng. It's very
soothing and comforting -- which is why Singaporeans probably take it for their first meal of the
As any die hard bah kut teh fan will tell you, one man's best bak kut teh place is another man's
worst so go and discover your favorite by yourself, lah!
As for me, there is the place near Little India ....

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