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 could very likely be the smell of some fermented beancurd, also known as Stinky Tofu. 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
Mini Star (HK) has been serving their popular Fermented Beancurd for over 26 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 has since relocated to 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 handcrafted by the owner.
The first thing that hits you from the Stink Tofu ($5 for 2pcs) 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 mildly sweet and tangy undertone.
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 Fried Pig Intestines ($5) and Fried Homemade Chicken Balls ($14). Hurry down and try them today!
Address: 795 Geylang Rd, Singapore 389678
Operating Hours: Daily, except for Monday, 12pm to 11.30pm
Cover Photo: @grthi (Instagram), @n.k_paradise (Instagram)
For other articles on Fermented Beancurd, you can check out Man Kou Xiang Stinky Tofu.
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