Foodie Friday: What The Stars Ate This Week (Jun 18-25)
All the photos that made us hungry this week.
This week, Chen Xiuhuan and Zed Lee got creative in the kitchen, Desmond Tan couldn't be happier to dine out at the hawker centre, and Hazelle Teo and Kunhua did a taste test for McDonald’s BTS meal. Read on for their verdict.
What they ate: McDonald's BTS Meal
Yummy factor: The YES 933 DJs were thrilled that they managed to get their hands on the highly-anticipated BTS Meal on the day of its launch (Jun 21) and even did a taste test of the sauces that came with the chicken nuggets. Verdict: Cajun sauce > sweet chillin sauce.
What they ate: Curry rice
Yummy factor: Forget fancy-schmancy food — the Muttons chose to have their go-to curry rice for their first dine-in meal together in P3HA. With both of their plates piled high with all things fried, savoury and delish, we bet it made for a most satisfying lunch.
What he ate: Chiffon cake with... ants
Yummy factor: Because stars and heart-shaped sprinkles were too mainstream for Zed, the creative lil baker decided to decorate his chiffon cake with two giant plastic ants. Well, why are we not surprised? Perhaps the ant-lover can learn to make edible insect figures from mummy Fann Wong for his next masterpiece?
What she ate: Fried rice with petai beans
Yummy factor: This week, Michelle and Pornsak got to indulge in celebrity hairstylist Addy Lee’s homemade fried rice with petai beans, a shiok carb mountain paired with fried egg, crispy ikan bilis and sambal belachan. Yum.
What he ate: Kway chap
Yummy factor: Check out Desmond’s mouth-watering spread from He Ji Braised Duck at West Coast Market Square. He had not one but two bowls of kway chap, along with braised duck, eggs and plenty of other sides. He must have been feeling ravenous, or just really glad to dine out!
What she ate: Fried chicken cake
Yummy factor: Because hubby Alex Tien doesn’t have a sweet tooth, Yvonne rose to the occasion and put together a savoury cake for him for Father’s Day. Adorned with cream and topped with fried chicken, not only was the cake Instagram-worthy, it also earned high praises from Alex.
What she ate: Rainbow ang ku kueh
Yummy factor: Xiuhuan tried her hand at making ang ku kueh at Ji Xiang Confectionery, and added her own touch to the traditional kueh by making rainbow-hued versions. To achieve that, she had to go through the tedious affair of rolling the glutinous rice flour skin into strips for each individual colour. The results were worth it though — Xiuhuan went home with a most cheery-looking batch of kueh ready to be devoured by loved ones.
What he ate: Kebabs
Yummy factor: Zed loved the kebabs that Chris whipped up so much that they decided to do another kampong-style BBQ again in their backyard. Wonder if he grilled some oranges for dessert.
What she ate: Yong tau foo
Yummy factor: For her first dine-in meal after restrictions were lifted, Cheryl went for her favourite yong tau foo at Ampang Niang Tou Fu. It might have been a late lunch for her, but her mood was definitely lifted by the soupy goodness and hearty stuffed ingredients.
What she ate: Sushi bakes aka baked, deconstructed California roll
Yummy factor: Nurul loves the sushi bakes from online store Yo Daebak so much, she decided to order them for her staycation with family. Made with fluffy rice and topped with ingredients like torched salmon mentaiko, spicy tuna and beef sukiyaki, they are best enjoyed with crisp seaweed like how Nurul did.
What she ate: Gula melaka chiffon cake
Yummy factor: Even though Lingling had to rush off to work on Father’s Day, she still managed to bake hubby Huang Shinan’s favourite gula melaka chiffon cake. What a treat it must have been for him to tuck into fresh bakes on his special day.
What he ate: BBQ seafood
Yummy factor: From barbecued fish to crabs and crunchy prawns, Thomas grilled plenty of seafood for dinner and even prepared a whole bunch of condiments to go with them. All he needs is a little imagination to feel like he’s on holiday.
What she ate: All things crab
Yummy factor: From chilli crab to salted egg crab with the juiciest pincers and even crab bee hoon in umami-filled broth, that’s just the tip of the iceberg of what Biren ordered from Diamond Kitchen — we even spot herbal chicken, kong bak pau and more in the spread. Well, good thing she ate at home, it was one messy feast for the crab-lover, who said she got gravy on her clothes and meat in her teeth.
What he ate: Belated birthday dinner
Yummy factor: Lee Teng went out with wifey Gina Lin for his belated birthday celebration, and of course he had to have something yummy, like his favourite wagyu sukiyaki from Japanese resto Tanoshii, as well as their baked escargot with herb butter and more.
What she ate: Shake Shack burger
Yummy factor: Sora sure didn't hold back on burger night. The actress, who hasn't had Shake Shack in years, dug into what looks like the US fine-casual burger chain's most indulgent offering, the Shack Stack. Stacked with a hamburger patty, fried cheese-stuffed ‘shroom patty, lettuce, and tomato, that's one thiccc burger.
What she ate: Khow suey
Yummy factor: For her birthday (Jun 20), Rozz couldn’t be happier that she got to enjoy homemade khow suey at a friend’s place — a Burmese dish featuring curried chicken noodles in a creamy coconut broth. And nobody says no to some solid gooey chocolate goodness for a birthday cake.
What she ate: Roast pork belly
Yummy factor: Tracy made her own roast pork belly with an airfryer for a friend, and it looked absolutely divine as she sliced up the slab to share. Check out the crispy pork skin and juicy meat. We can just imagine the mouthwatering ASMR when she bit into siu yok.
What she ate: Bak chor mee
Yummy factor: At a gathering with close friends, including Jade Seah, Sheila had her tapow bak chor mee straight from the plastic bag it came in — because why not? Heck, the ladies even had ice-cold bubbly to go along with it.
What she ate: Chocolate chip cookies
Yummy factor: Look what love can do. Although You Yi wasn’t too confident about baking for her dad, she tried making some healthy chocolate chip cookies for him anyway with flaxseed meal, almond flour and dark chocolate chunks. While we can’t vouch for its taste, papa Lin sure looks happy with his Father’s Day gift.
What she ate: Roast chicken
Yummy factor: When she isn’t cooking at home, Kelly and hubby Roger Yo, who are based in Taipei, opt for food delivery, like the hearty meal she got from restaurant Flying Chicken. The roast chicken leg in particular is marinated with 11 different herbs and spices, while the meat skewers are glazed with sake and soy sauce. But of course she didn’t stop there — she even got Basque burnt cheesecake as dessert.
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