What is it about? It’s back. The Singapore Food Festival #SFF2015 is back for their 22nd edition this year, bringing together the best of Singapore’s culinary scene to stimulate the senses and celebrate the richness of our local cuisine! This year’s theme is “A Fresh Taste of Tradition” where festival-goers will get to revisit traditional local favourites as well as experience modern interpretations on Singaporean classics.
Where can I go to savour these? There are multiple events going on islandwide this year, some highlights includes:
STREAT by the Singapore Tourism Board (24th to 25th July) – 16 hawkers and chefs handpicked and guided by celebrity chef Justin Quek for a pop-up restaurant at Clifford Square.
Kueh Appreciate Day 2015 (26th July) – Enjoy a selection of local kuehs from each of Singapore’s various ethnic and dialect groups at Sime Darby Centre, with Kueh-making Demonstration available as well!
Mod-Local Fest (Various Dates) – 10 courses of heritage local dishes given the modern twist served in a fine dining setting at the Chinatown Food Street.
Singapore Hawker Fest 2015 (18th to 19th July) – Gathering the most famous hawkers from across Singapore into the heart of the island, Orchard Road. To be held at Ngee Ann Civic Plaza.
Singapore Favourite Food Village 2015 – “A Wok Down Memory Lane at Ellenborough Market” (24th July to 2nd August) – Relive the delectable charm of Ellenborough Market in its heydays during the 1800s to 1960s at Read Bridge, Clarke Quay.
Singapore Restaurant Month (1st July to 10th August) – 50 restaurants using local produce to each create a new dish! Various venues, read more here.
When is this? Various activities ongoing islandwide from 17th July to 2nd August.
More information on the festival can be read on SFF2015 website.
This year’s Singapore Food Festival also promises to highlight our unsung heros, the home cooks! The Festival is inviting all to submit our favourite home-cooked dish in their “What’s Your Family’s Signature Dish?” contest, and you can be looking forward to tickets and vouchers to the SFF2015 events each week!
Whether it is your Grandmother’s peranakan food or your Mother’s teochew steamed fish, feel free to share their recipe and photos of these delectable dishes!
You can submit these entries at Hungrygowhere.com!