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There’s No Carrot in Carrot Cake

Publisher: Epigram Books
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Ruth Wan and Roger Hiew

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Who needs carrot in carrot cake when there’s plenty of magic in the mix? Just trust your nose and listen to your taste buds. Still, if you have to know the intriguing ingredients in your bak chor mee, nasi lemak and roti prata, this book reveals all. With descriptions of 101 inimitable street food. Over 100 full-page colour pictures by well-known food blogger, Dr Leslie Tay of Easy-to-follow food tours. Must-visit food courts and hawker centres and how to get there. Ten things you need to know before embarking on your food adventure. And a penetrative foreword by Singapore’s most distinguished foodie: National Heritage Board Chairman, Professor Tommy Koh. So order a bowl of feisty laksa, align your chopsticks and delve into Singapore’s other success story.

“Every foreign diplomat, visitor, expatriate and lover of food should acquire a copy of this book.”
Prof Tommy Koh, Chairman, National Heritage Board

“It’s a simple, easy to read guide to Hawker food. It’s a bible”
—Singapore Adventures

“It wasn’t until we found the following book in a bookstore that we really started to be adventurous… If you’re planning on traveling to Singapore and trying hawker food we would definitely recommend picking up a copy of this book.”
—Two Haloes Excellent Adventure

“This book contained (sic) great pictures, nuggets of historical information, and most importanly it will leave you drooling and wanting more.”
—De Oink Cafe

“…the well-illustrated & elaborate details of the sumptuous meals will definitely ignite our delights & desire for food. (sic)”
—Fantasy of Food

“Not just the usual run-of-the-mill food guide
The Sunday Times

ISBN: 9789810828653
Format: Paperback
Size: 130 x 225mm
Pages: 264pp
Published: August 2010

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ISBN: 9789810828653