From the traditional to the innovative, there’s a whole host of rice dumplings to feast on!
With the Dragon Boat Festival, or Duan Wu Festival, nearly upon us (it’s falling on the 7th of June this year), we’re once again faced with a whole host of dumpling selections to choose from! Whether you love your glutinous rice dumplings savoury or sweet; traditional or creative; filled with abalone, scallop, or even otah, or oozing a delectable creamy custard – there’s even a Mao Shan Wang dumpling, as well as healthier options, and a halal option this year – we’ve got just the list for you! Read on for our picks of the Rice Dumpling Festival – we mean, Duan Wu Festival, this year.
Blue Flower Rice Dumpling with Japanese Purple Sweet Potato and Egg Custard, Peach Blossoms, Marina Mandarin Singapore (S$12.80)
If you have a sweet tooth, this gorgeous rice dumpling from Peach Blossoms in Marina Mandarin Singapore will likely be to your taste! Filled with a fragrant purple sweet potato paste, and oozing a wonderfully creamy egg custard, this pretty azure-hued Blue Flower Rice Dumpling Japanese Purple Sweet Potato and Egg Custard stole our hearts and stomachs!
Otherwise, Peach Blossoms also offers an array of delectable options, including the spiced-up, Southeast Asian-inspired Rice Dumpling with Rendang Kurobuta and Otah (S$12.80); as well as the classic favourite Hong Kong-Style Rice Dumpling (S$28.80), stuffed generously with abalone, conpoy, pork belly, mushrooms, salted egg yolk, chestnut, lotus seeds and lentils.
For enquiries, visit www.meritushotels.com/marina, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (65) 6845 1118.
Available from 8 May to 7 June 2019.
Orders must be placed at least 3 days prior to collection date. Rice dumplings may be
collected at Peach Blossoms (level 5 of Marina Mandarin Singapore) from 12pm to 2.30pm
and 6.30pm to 10.30pm daily, from 8 May to 7 June 2019.