* “Chilli padi”, a small but spicy cultivar of the chilli pepper species Capsicum annuum, is widely used in Thai, Vietnamese and other Southeast Asian cuisines. In Singapore, the term also refers to someone petite but feisty.
* Roti prata is a pan-fried South Indian flatbread that is very popular in Singapore, Malaysia and other Southeast Asian countries. Often served with curry, it comes with a variety of fillings including onions, mushrooms and cheese. The most common flavours are ‘kosong’ (plain) and egg.
Twelve dollars apiece?!
Tell you what, let’s just go home
I’ll make you bandung!*
* Bandung is a drink made from mixing evaporated or condensed milk with rose cordial syrup, which gives it a lovely pink colour. Best enjoyed ice cold, it is very popular in Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei.