Singapore Books - Food

A Singapore Family Cookbook

by Violet Oon.
Singapore: PEN International, 1998. 156p.

The noted Singaporean journalist and gourmet cook presents clearly written and attractively illustrated tried and true recipes of 100 well-loved Singapore dishes, many from nonya or Straits Chinese cuisine.

Shiok! Exciting Tropical Asian Flavors

by Tan, Terry & Christopher Tan.
Hong Kong: Periplus Editions, 2003, 192p.

Terry and Christopher Tan make it sound and look so easy. They give you the low-down and how-to in whipping up many popular Singapore dishes, drawn from the Indian, Chinese, Malaysian, Indonesian and Straits Chinese traditions. A colour photograph accompanies each recipe.

Mad about Food; (Mis) Adventure in the Kitchen.

by Tan, Sylvia.
Singapore: Times Books International, 2002, 2nd Edition, 103p.

Giving Violet Oon a run for her money is popular food columnist Sylvia Tan. In this second edition of her 1997 best-selling cookbook, she offers not only local recipes but also anecdotes that will turn your cooking into a joyful experience.

Raffles Hotel Cookbook

Singapore: Raffles Hotel, 2003, 160p.
If you've enjoyed the Old World charm of Raffles Hotel, you'd probably want to lay your hands on a copy of this lavishly-produced book. It not only recounts the hotel's history through anecdotes and illustrations but also shares the secrets behind dishes popular with guests over the years.