对不起,tempt 到你!

Yummy food pictures for your eyes to feast on!

I was invited to a food tasting event by TSS to a Cantonese restaurant called 海外天大饭店 (Oversea restaurant in English). It’s a bit unusual for a beauty blogger to go for food tasting so please don’t blame me if I kept using yummy or very nice in this post ok!

Anyways, must camwhore a little as well:

Oversea restaurant is not originated from Hongkong or China, but Malaysia. Therefore the dishes that were served in the restaurant were created towards Cantonese Malaysians instead!

Overseas restaurant was opened in the 70s and has always been popular. I’m glad that they opened a branch in Singapore!

Cantonese food are likely to be stronger in tastes, therefore it might not suit some people who prefers food in light tastes.

We were served a full 10 course meal during that afternoon:

Oversea Special Char Siew
Double Boiled Dried Seafood in Supreme Soup
BBQ Peking Duck with Beancurd Skin Stuffing with Mushroom
Steamed Live Soon Hock Fish
Oversea Special Baked Tiger King Prawn
Sauteed Pork Belly with Salted Fish
Braised Homemade Beancurd with Petola
Young Kailan in 2 Ways
Oversea Special Fried Rice
Double Boiled Papaya with Almond Seeds with Plum Jelly

Drooling already?

Oversea Special Char Siew

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Sometimes when they listed the word “special” on the menu, it turns out to taste like normal dish. But you know what? This is different.

If you are looking for a piece of char siew that melts in your mouth when you eat it, this is the one.

I’m usually not a fan of char siew because of its taste but I like this dish! They used the tradditional way for cooking of the char siew therefore you have to preorder if you want this dish!

Double Boiled Dried Seafood in Supreme Soup
S$29.80

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The word double boiled means “炖” in chinese. Cantonese soups are generally very rich in flavor because they takes a good few hours (or up to a day) to cook!

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This dish is very similar to the famous cantonese soup Buddha Jump Over the Wall/佛跳墙 except it doesn’t contains shark’s fin. The dish contains several expensive dried seafood such as Dried Scallops, fish maw, abalone, mushrooms and seacucumber. It also contains chicken meat, chicken feet and chestnut.

BBQ Peking Duck with Beancurd Stuffing with Mushroom
S$8.80/slice, min 4 slices

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This Peking Duck is made up of 3 layers for different taste: Duck skin, beancurd stuffing + duck meat, and mantou. They call it the “chinese hamburger”.

I love this dish because the skin is very crispy and the meat is very tender! I like the mantou as well because it’s very soft!

In order to cook this dish, they need to prepare the duck for 2 days, which explains the costly price as it’s not any ordinary BBQ duck.

Steamed Live Soon Hock Fish
S$11.00/100 grams

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Soon Hock fishes are called Marbled Gobys, similar to Groupers. They live in the wild and therefore their meat are smoother!

The fish that we ate that day was gigantic! Normal fishes that are served in the restuarants are about 1kg but this is 1.6kg!

I’m not a fan of fishes but I kinda like this Soon Hock fish! It is very tender, smooth and QQ! 肉质非常弹牙!

Oversea Special Baked Tiger King Prawn
S$11.00/100 grams

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For people who have a sweet tooth, this dish is yums! This dish is prepared with sugar and honey and therefore it has a little caramel taste to it!

The king prawn is also very fresh and juicy!

It can be a little messy so becareful not to let the sauce gets onto your shirt!

Sauteed Pork Belly with Salted Fish
S$15.00 – S/ S$25.00 – M/ S$35.00 – L

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After a sweet dish, comes a salty one!

If you love strong flavoring dishes like I do, you will love this too! Just give me a bowl of rice or porridge to go with it!

Even though its pork belly, the meat is lean not fatty at all! Good for people who dislikes fatty meat.

Braised Homemade Beancurd with Petola
S$3.00/pc

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I really love how they line up the dishes. Because after a salty big bowl of pork belly, you definitely will love the beancurd with petola.

Petola is 丝瓜 in Chinese (not to be confused with Shark’s fin melon 鱼翅瓜), sweet and soft!

The combination is fantastic, really. You really have to try this dish.

Young Kai Lan in 2 Ways

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Most innovative way of cooking Kai Lan! The leaves are fried till crispy and the stalks are stir fried!

Fried silverfishes are added to add a little flavor to the dish! Silverfish are a little salty, just like ikan bilis but saltyness are more tolerable.

Oversea Special Fried Rice

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What makes this dish one of their signature dishes is the cripsy rice mixed with its normal fried rice! It adds texture to it!

Lastly is the dessert!

When I watch HK Dramas, they always have desserts where they call it 糖水 after their dinner.

Their desserts are nothing like icecreams or shaved ice. Nice hot bowl of sweet soups which are healthy! 润喉、润肺、滋补、养颜!

Double boiled Papaya with Almond Seeds with Plum Jelly
S$5.00/bowl

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I’ve not eaten boiled papaya before and I love this! Soft and sweet!

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Plum Jellies are something similar to 雪蛤, full of collagen but cheaper! Almond seeds are chinese herb and good for lungs!

I really favor this dessert and everyone should give this a try too. I’m a huge fan of tang shui so no doubt I love this too!

After the dessert there’s also a mooncake tasting session to let us try their mooncakes!

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From background, clockwise: Sesame, Chocolate, Traditional, Green bean paste and Dragonfruit.

My faves are the green bean paste and the traditional mooncakes!

Oversea restaurant is perfect for strong flavored food lovers! I will definitely bring my parents there next time!

Tempted to try?
Oversea restaurant is located at Shaw Towers, level 1!

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Till next time!

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