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Every twelvemonth before Chinese New Year's Day , the petty zhi char stall inward Singapore's Chinatown merely named "Claypot & Cooked Food Kitchen" serves upwardly large eating theatre mode CNY celebratory dishes. It's a good kept cloak-and-dagger amid regulars.
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Uncle Hong 洪叔叔 learnt his arts and crafts working inward the kitchen of 麗華酒家 Lai Wah , a famed Cantonese eating theatre headed past times legendary Masterchef Tham Yui Kai from the 1960s to 70s.

Today , nosotros are fortunate to last able to bask banquet dishes from 60s era Lai Wah eating theatre , thank y'all to Uncle Hong 洪叔叔 in his petty , hole-in-the-wall kitchen inward Chinatown nutrient centre.

Isn't that thus cool?!

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Uncle Hong's Chinese New Year's Day bill of fare , mitt written inward a sauce stained , yellowing , domestic dog eared , onetime old notebook. The dishes are all given auspicious sounding names plumbing fixtures the CNY celebrations. There's gummy rice chicken 糯米鸡 , 包羅萬有 Abundance in addition to Plenty , Eight Treasures Duck 八宝鸭 in addition to Phoenix amongst Swallow Nest 鳳吞燕.

I was early on in addition to saw Uncle Hong busy making these traditional dishes. This twelvemonth , Uncle Hong was to a greater extent than receptive to this nosey swain inward berms call for questions , poking precisely about his petty overcrowded kitchen amongst a photographic tv camera 😄

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No. That's non the latest Victoria's Secrets lacy lingerie.

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It is lace fatty (caul fat) for wrapping Uncle Hong's famous lo mai kai or fried chicken stuffed amongst gummy rice , lup cheong (Cantonese waxed sausage) , salted egg yolk , dark mushroom , etc.

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Uncle Hong stuffing bird's nest into the boneless chicken cavity. The chicken volition last double boiled inward a ceramic pot to brand Phoenix amongst Swallow Nest 鳳吞燕.

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The boneless duck which Uncle Hong volition pack amongst Eight Treasures before braising.

(If y'all noticed that Uncle Hong was wearing dissimilar clothes , it's because all these dishes demand to last prepared in addition to cooked over 2 days i.e. I took the photos on dissimilar days. Hence , it is a must to telephone call back ahead in addition to mass ☎ 9893 2765.)

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Uncle Hong making his Abundance in addition to Plenty dish 包羅萬有.

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The large caput of fresh cabbage is packed amongst abalone (10 head) , dried scallop , mushroom , siew yok (roast pork belly) , roast duck , dried oysters , fatt choy 髮菜 , in addition to other auspicious ingredients.

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Master craftsman putting the finishing touches to your Abundance in addition to Plenty.

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The huge fully loaded cabbage heads are steamed.

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While Abundance in addition to Plenty is steaming inward the stove , Uncle Hong prepares the sauce using stock made amongst pork in addition to chicken bones.

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Pouring hot chocolate-brown sauce over Abundance in addition to Plenty.

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Tah.. Dah!! Abundance in addition to Plenty. A 1960s Lai Wah classic banquet dish , a privilege for good off folks dorsum in addition to thus , nosotros tin convey today from a tiny hawker centre stall.

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Wealth , wellness , abundance in addition to enough of flavours ready to erupt inward our mouths.

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The ingredients contributed layers of savoury flavours in addition to dissimilar soft in addition to tender textures. It was balanced past times sweetness from the cabbage leaves in addition to everything was held together past times the savoury sweetness chocolate-brown sauce.

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I am ever fascinated past times Fatt Choy 髮菜 , a hairy looking clump of dark fungus. It has a soft texture similar mee sua (rice noodles). Not much season on its ain but it is skilful at sponging upwardly the flavours of everything precisely about it. So , it tastes great. It is most oftentimes eaten during Chinese New Year's Day as its elevate Fatt Choy sounds the same as skilful fortune or "striking jackpot" inward Cantonese 😄

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4-Star (out of 5) I experience Abundance in addition to Plenty is a wonderful dish at whatever Chinese New Year's Day celebration feast.

A note. The Hong brace are elderly folk - precisely the 2 of them doing everything without helpers. Please last patient spell ordering in addition to waiting for your food. Call ☎ 9893 2765 to book.

👉 Glutinous rice chicken 糯米鸡 - $68
👉 Eight Treasures Duck 八宝鸭 - $80
👉 Abundance in addition to Plenty 包羅萬有 - $88
👉 Phoenix amongst Swallow Nest 鳳吞燕 - $120

[Note: These are 2017 prices.]

I convey before blogged nearly the glutinous rice chicken final year 👈 click



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Restaurant name: Claypot & Cooked Food Kitchen

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Address:  #02-83 , Chinatown Complex Market , 335 Smith Street , Singapore (in the Green zone , conduct contrary Hotel Royal at Chinatown)
Map: http://bit.ly/IkanBilisYTF 
GPS: 1.282645 , 103.842876
Waze: Chinatown Complex
Tel: 9893 2765 (pre-booking required)
Hours: 10:30am to 2:00pm

Non Halal





Date visited: 17 Jul 2017


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