Restaurant and Me | 鼎泰丰 Ding Tai Fung

Michelin star awarded and ranked one of the World’s Top Ten Best Restaurants by the New York Times, the humble beginning of 鼎泰丰 Ding Tai Fung started in Taiwan 40 years ago by Mr BingYi Yang (adapted http://www.dingtaifung.com.sg).

It is becoming one of the well-known brand internationally if you ask anyone where to find the best Xiao Long Bao 小笼包. Other than the Xiao Long Bao, they have many other delicious dishes which I would introduce in this post.

In a traditional Chinese Restaurant, the first item to begin with would always be the beverage, specifically Tea. However, you can get other type of hot and cold beverages these days.

Chrysanthemum Tea 菊花茶

White sugar is served in a separate bowl for your preference on the level of sweetness. I love the natural taste and fragrant of tea, plus I am pretty health conscious so I am fine to do without the sugar.

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Iced Earl Grey Lemon Tea 格雷柠檬茶

I love the combination of Earl Grey and Lemon Tea in this simple glass of cold beverage.

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Oriental Salad in Special Vinegar Sauce 小菜

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Oriental Wontons with Black Vinegar and Chilli Oil 红油抄手

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Fried Prawn Cake 炸虾饼

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Stir Fried Spinach 蒜炒菠菜

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Steamed Chicken Soup 元盅鸡汤

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Hot and Sour Soup 酸辣汤

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Noodle with Steamed Chicken Broth 元盅鸡汤面

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Noodle with Minced Pork in Bean Sauce 炸酱面

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Fried Egg Rice 蛋炒饭

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Steamed Pork Dumpling 小龙包

This is their Michelin Awarded Steamed Pork Dumpling which is individually handcrafted in precision of weight and their signature 18-folds.

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Steamed Siew Mai 虾仁烧卖

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Five Spices Rice Dumpling 五香肉粽

This is a special item introduced for the month of March 2015. The rice dumpling was soft but the ingredients did not have much flavours although we were expecting more of the taste of the five spices. So pretty disappointed!

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That’s about all for now!! I have not been writing as constantly as I wanted to due to getting tired easily in this 3rd trimester (approx. 4-6 weeks to the arrival of my newborn). Nonetheless, thank you to my readers for being here. You can follow my Chef Mummy Tan’s other social media for constant updates of photography at Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

Have a good week ahead!!

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