Restaurants & Me | 新旺茶餐厅

I guess I am still an authentic Chinese at heart. I love Chinese cuisines as much as I am proud of the Chinese Traditions & Cultures, especially with the strong influence of my grandmother. Over the coming weeks, I’ll be introducing some of the Chinese Restaurants / Cafes in Singapore which I frequent.

新旺茶餐厅 Xin Wang Tea Cafe

A Chinese Cafe Restaurant which serves simple cuisines that is alike the HongKong Culture. It is a great place for gathering, without burning your pocket. They have a wide variety of food and beverage choices which I suppose is pretty exciting for diners who love to try everything on the menu.

I frequent the branch located at Marina Square pretty much more than any other branches due to its availability of seating and definitely much more peaceful for a meal with my family. I have very little patience for queuing which is like a trend of Singaporean. So somehow I guess, I belong to the minority who will not queue if I have to wait for anything more than 15 minutes, including waiting for people.

Appetitizer | Pan-Fried Carrot Cake

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Entree | Chicken Cutlet Curry Noodle

My husband loves anything curry but to me, I find the curry sauce way to sweet as pineapple is added into the recipe. So naturally, it does not fit my tastebud of Curry.

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Entree | Homemade Papaya Soup Noodle

A signature dish in their menu as well as my personal favourite which must be order every time I am there. Nothing fanciful about this dish, just its simplicity that captures my tastebud.

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The homemade papaya soup noodle comes with a choice of either Chicken Cutlet / Pork Cutlet / Sliced Fish / Luncheon Meat. A generous piece of deep-fried cutlet which I normally request to be separated from the noodle.

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Beverages | Iced Lychee Tea

Despite being pregnant at the moment, I find it hard to keep away from Black Tea as there are not many beverages which I can drink without throwing up. I have to avoid all citrus beverages / green tea despite being in my 2nd trimester because my body rejects them anyway. So it is a myth that pregnant women prefers Citrus Food & Beverages. The bitterness of the black tea with the sweet lychee syrup balance the overall flavours and indeed a treat with a generous serving of lychee meat.

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Beverage | Iced Milk Coffee

Ordered by my “coffee-holic’ husband who cannot function his day without his dose of coffee. Milk Coffee / Tea is a traditional beverage popularly ordered in Hong Kong. Compared to the wide options of coffee beans used in “American Coffee”, the Chinese keeps it simple in the art of coffee making.

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Due to this pregnancy whereby I get tired easily, I tend to eat out more frequently much more than I want to. So I am hoping that my condition will improve for me to cook more healthy homemade dishes, especially for my husband and daughter.

So do stay tune to chefmummytan.com and leave me a comment.

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