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This 20-Year-Old Stall In Geylang Is Known For Their Traditional Fermented Beancurd!

Have you ever walked through the night markets in Hong Kong, China, and Taiwan and ever smelled something pungent but had no idea what it was? Well, that my friends could very likely be the smell of some fermented beancurd. Originally from China, this acquired-taste of a dish has gained immense popularity in Hong Kong and Taiwan, and slowly in Singapore now. Fans of the dish can head down to Mini Star (HK) Fermented Beancurd to try it now!

Mini Star (HK) Fermented Beancurd

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Mini Star (HK) has been serving their popular Fermented Beancurd for over 20 years and has established their dish as one of the most adventurous restaurant food. Mini Star (HK) was first founded in 1997 at Chinatown Hawker Centre and have since relocated in the heart of Geylang. Situated in one of the most vibrant food scenes in Singapore, they serve Hong Kong cuisine to adventurous gourmets. Mini Star (HK) prides themselves in using traditional preparation techniques and each dish is handcraft by the owner.

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The first thing that hits you from this dish is the pungent smell that can instantly wake you up. The tofu skin is crispy on the outside while still being soft and moist on the inside. The tofu has a slightly salty flavour with a mild sweet and tangy undertone. This dish is such an acquired taste that it is honestly hard to describe the actual flavour of it. People would often compare the taste of it to smooth aged cheese. It is highly recommend to have this dish fresh out of the wok to enjoy the crispiness of the tofu to the fullest.
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Array Of Other Dishes Available

Besides their regular Fermented Beancurd, Mini Star (HK) also serves a mala version of the dish where you can dip the beancurd into their homemade mala sauce. Additionally, they have other signature dishes such as their Curry Fishballs, Fried Pig Intestines, Fried Homemade Chicken Balls, and Claypot Herbal Chicken Soup. Hurry down and try them now!

For other articles on Fermented Beancurd, you can check out Man Kou Xiang Stinky Tofu.

Address: 795 Geylang Rd, Singapore 389678

Operating Hours: Daily except for Monday, 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

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