The inspiring Travelling GourmetTM finds the Night Blooming Jasmine…

Ye Lai Xiang is still going strong. It is at the corner of Bedok Road and Upper East Coast Raod where the Bedok Army Camp is. This is the place to come for the best Cheng Theng and Jew Hoo Eng Chye in the East! Yummie!

I went to have some Jew Hoo Eng Chye last night and it was still fabulous! The BEST in the East! Enjoy! 🙂

Dr. Michael Lim is The Travelling Gourmet TM

The Travelling Gourmet

is still going strong…

Story & photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GourmetTM

MY good friend, the late Andrew Tan and his Grandma made Xe Lai Xiang at the Bedok Food Centre an iconic hawker stall for Cheng Theng. His brother, Peter Lim is four years older and is rightly famous for his Jew Hoo Eng Chye aka crunchy and gelatinous Squid and Kang Kong with lashings of sweet and spicy peanut sauce plus healthy Eng Chye or Spinach. I was there this evening and chatted with Andrew’s sister, Corinne, popularly known by her nickname “Coco”. Coco told me with a tinge of sadness, “Andrew wouldn’t listen to us…his family. Sometimes people like to listen to others and not to their own people. His friend always brought him Ritz Apple Strudel and encouraged him to eat it…and he wouldn’t take his medicine…” Well, in a way you could say Ritz Apple Strudel…

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As a renowned Travel, Food & Wine Writer he has travelled the world in a keen & indomitable pursuit of exotic delicacies & fine wines. His articles have been published in over 20 prestigious publications, both local & international. Dr. Lim has toured and trained in Wine Evaluation & Oenology in most of the world's top wine producing areas from France to Australia. The Travelling Gourmet says, "Gastronomy has no frontier. These are the gastronomic voyages of The Travelling Gourmet. My unending mission. To explore strange new cusines, to seek out new wines and new culinary experiences, to boldly go where no gourmet has gone before...." All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any other information storage & retrieval system, without permission from Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet and/or MSN. Material may be works of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents may be true but may also be products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance whatsoever to actual person or persons, either dead or living, events, or locales may be entirely and purely coincidental and unintentional. No part of this website may be used to villify others or for criminal purposes. Interests: Travel, Food, Wines, Cooking, Wine Appreciation, Parachuting, Languages, Music, Reading, Swimming, Hunting, Ballet, Fencing, Archery, Anthropology and more... The Travelling Gourmet is a copyrighted trademark. All rights and photos reserved. No part may be reproduced without permission.
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