Uniquely Singapore Food

How Unique is Singapore Food?

Singapore Food is unique because Singapore is a multicultural country. Since the founding of Singapore by the British In the nineteenth century, the native Malay, Chinese, Indonesian, Indian, Peranakan, and Western traditions have
Influences other areas such as Sri Lanka, Thailand, Philippines, and the Middle East have made Singapore Food Unique as it came from all parts of the world.

Chinese Cuisines in Singapore

Many of the dishes were adapted by early Chinese immigrants to suit local circumstances (such as available ingredients) and cannot strictly be considered mainstream Chinese cuisine due to the presence of Malay, Indian, and other influences. Singaporean Chinese cuisine is largely from the cuisines of the Hokkien, Teochew, Hainanese, Cantonese, and Hakka dialect groups that consist of the majority of the Chinese population in Singapore.

Chinese Dishes and Snacks

Rice Dumplings (肉粽)

Carrot Cake (菜头粿)

Chicken Rice (鸡饭)

Oyster Omelette (蚝煎)

Malay Cuisines In Singapore

Malay dishes, influenced by the food of the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java, and the Riau Islands, tend to be adapted to local tastes and differ from the regional variations in neighbouring countries.

Spices and coconut milk are common ingredients, although Chinese ingredients such as taupok (tofu puffs) and tofu (known as tauhu in Malay) have been integrated. Many Chinese and Tamil Muslim adaptations of these dishes also exist.

Nasi lemak

Curry Puff

Prawn/Fish Crackers (Keropok)


Malay Dishes and Snacks

Indian Cuisines In Singapore

Like other divisions of Singaporean cuisine, Indian Singaporean Cuisine has influence from multiple ethnic groups. After years of contact with other Singapore cultures, and in response to locally available ingredients as well as changing local tastes. The local forms of Indian food may be seen as localised or even regional variations of Indian food, or in some cases, a form of hybrid Indian-Singaporean cuisine.

Roti Prata

Indian Dishes and Snacks


Indian Rojak

Dosa (Thosai)

Western Cuisines in Singapore

Many of the western cuisines in Singapore origins from the Europe Countries. Commonly seen dishes such as sirloin steak, chicken or lamb chops, fish and chips, mixed grills, baked beans, chicken pie, sausage rolls, fried chicken wings, and cheese fries are popular in Singapore, typically spotted in hawker centers and food courts in Singapore.

French Fries

Fish & Chips

Chicken Wings

Chicken Chop

Western Dishes and Snacks

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Done By : Patriciab Chan, Kaldora Ng, Chenglin Sun, Zhang ZeHua, Huang Yu Ran

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