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Eastern Rice Dumpling (Balestier Road)

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Eastern Rice Dumpling started more than thirty years ago, in a kampong village in Katong, where Singaporeans of Peranakan heritage gathered. It was in this kampong spirit of camaraderie that Mr. Lim Cheng Hwee's grandmother learned the recipe for Singapore's own Nonya rice dumpling from her Peranakan neighbors.

Mr. Lim's grandmother then diligently instilled the importance of this tradition to her grandson, showing him the customary process of putting these delicious rice parcels together.

Today Eastern Rice Dumpling produces a diverse range of rice dumplings including our latest Brown Jasmine Rice Dumpling for the broad and loyal customer base it has built up in the last thirty years.

Eastern Rice Dumpling's main premise is situated in a shop house in Balestier. The dumplings can also be purchased at select supermakets

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ArcticStar

Black Pepper Chicken Rice Dumpling rocks!

I was never a fan of rice dumplings because I had always thought that rice dumplings were too greasy, the smell of spices too overwhelming and I never liked glutinuous rice stuff. It could have been related to when I was young and ate rice dumplings that contained half-cooked rice grains, thus tainting my experience for a long time.

It became a different story when a branch of Eastern Dumpling opened up at Balestier some years back. As it was near my place, my mom could not help but buy some for us to eat. Among them all, I fell in love with the black pepper chicken rice dumpling.

The glutinous rice is soft, as is the lean, tender chicken meat within. Having eaten their black pepper chicken dumpling for years - so far I have never came across a single piece of fats or skin amongst them - and this is something that I really appreciate.

On top of that, the spiciness of the black pepper makes the rice dumpling a very palatable item, and amongst them lingers a faint hint of other spices too, like cinnamon. Also, the mushroom adds another overture of aroma to the flavorful dumpling. Hence, even when prices kept going up - from $2.50 to $2.70 to $3.30 now, I am still a staunch supporter!

For more detailed information and photos, do visit:
http://thearcticstar.blogspot.sg/2014/05/dumpling-festival-dragon-boat-festival.html

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01 Jun 2014 • 335 reviews • 3 followers

Black Pepper Chicken Rice Dumpling rocks!

I was never a fan of rice dumplings because I had always thought that rice dumplings were too greasy, the smell of spices too overwhelming and I never liked glutinuous rice stuff. It could have been related to when I was young and ate rice dumplings that contained half-cooked rice grains, thus tainting my experience for a long time.

It became a different story when a branch of Eastern Dumpling opened up at Balestier some years back. As it was near my place, my mom could not help but buy some for us to eat. Among them all, I fell in love with the black pepper chicken rice dumpling.

The glutinous rice is soft, as is the lean, tender chicken meat within. Having eaten their black pepper chicken dumpling for years - so far I have never came across a single piece of fats or skin amongst them - and this is something that I really appreciate.

On top of that, the spiciness of the black pepper makes the rice dumpling a very palatable item, and amongst them lingers a faint hint of other spices too, like cinnamon. Also, the mushroom adds another overture of aroma to the flavorful dumpling. Hence, even when prices kept going up - from $2.50 to $2.70 to $3.30 now, I am still a staunch supporter!

For more detailed information and photos, do visit:
http://thearcticstar.blogspot.sg/2014/05/dumpling-festival-dragon-boat-festival.html
11 Jun 2010 • 3 reviews • 0 follower

Eastern Bak Chang

I bought the five spice Bak Chang with salted egg and meat. For some reason, that is the only bak chang that I eat, as I find the Nyonya ones a bit too sweet, and the bean ones a bit too plain. When I see five spice, the first thing that comes to my mind is, will there be an overwhelming taste of five spice in the 'chang'? Well the answer to this eastern dumpling is NO! Actually, the amount of five spice powder they put in is just nice, and I like how the meat is not too soft, as I always like my meat to be just nice. Basically, this Bak Chang has quite a 'homemade' taste to it! Will definitely get it again next time!
05 Apr 2010 • 150 reviews • 0 follower

Good portion

One of the good things about this store , that it is open til pretty late, good choice for those late-snackers. Grabbed some home to try at 11plus in the night. The amount of rice-filling ratio is ok, but i am not sure if i would patronise again as the dumplings sort of taste abit "sourish" , not sure if its due to being placed there the entire day.
23 Dec 2009 • 65 reviews • 0 follower

Rice Dumpling

Love their Rice Dumpling as fresh and tasty.. reasonable price
14 Dec 2009 • 14 reviews • 0 follower

Bak Chang Craze!

I love bak changs and their nonya ones are really quite authentic, very homemade taste & feel. I feel its best eaten warm on the spot, though.