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Chwee Kueh i.e. Water Cake in Teochew

This is a very sought after breakfast for Singaporeans and still is today. The stall in Tiong Bahru in Singapore sells the best Chwee Kueh.

Chwee Kueh i.e. Water Cake in Teochew


There are two types of chai poh. Buy the sweet type not the salted ones.
Put vinegar in boiling water in steamer so that the steamed chwee kueh will be white
Chai Poh toppings can be prepared before hand and kept in the freezer for about a week.
Steamed chwee kueh can be kept in an airtght container in the fridge for about 2 days

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Andrew Graham

Moscato, Sparkling Whites and Rose are the best wines to pair with Chwee Kueh i.e. Water Cake in Teochew.


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