The Battle of the Bak Kut Tehs - For Action Against Hunger

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Rating: 4.0

hosted by +(65) / plusixfive

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Two countries. One long held grudge. A big bone (tea) to pick.

A duel to settle old scores.

Singapore faces off Malaysia once again in...

THE BAK KUT TEH CUP... THIS TIME IT'S PERSONAL, AND PORKY


TEAM SINGAPORE: Captained by the fishbone-crunching, pigface boiling Gozgozgoz of Plusixfive Singapore supperclub

TEAM MALAYSIA: Captained by bintulu belachan smuggling, crab massacreing Yo of Wild Serai Malaysia supperclub.

WHO MAKES THE BEST BAK KUT TEH? YOU DECIDE!

Either way, charity wins!


HOW THE EVENT WORKS:

Your entry ticket secures you a bowl of bak kut teh (a much loved herbal pork rib soup from South East Asia) from each of the teams.

You will be given a donation envelope upon entry.

You vote for your favourite bak kut teh by the amount of money you donate -- placing your donation in the assigned boxes.

The winning bak kut teh is declared at the end of the event.

All donations at the event go to Action Against Hunger (http://www.actionagainsthunger.org.uk/)


Huge thanks to event sponsors:

Wai Yee Hong Oriental Supermarket (http://www.waiyeehong.com/)
momo'wich Pan-Asian cafe (http://momowich.com/)

Have a query about this event? Contact +(65) / plusixfive

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what is a bowl to you?

Rating: 6

lilian_black attended in July 2012, reviewed on 30 July 2012

Your entry ticket secures you a bowl of bak kut teh is what said in your website.

I was given less than half of a half bowl with a miserable portion of rice and a not impressive yau cha kuih.

What advertised on your website, should be honored by your host.

Unfair competition

Rating: 2

Jeannieshee attended in July 2012, reviewed on 30 July 2012

Hi, I found the competition is unfair, as the attendees basically know who they supporting before they even try the bakuteh!

I would suggest the competition should conduct in a way where should not reveal the chefs of the bakuteh that they are tasting, for example labelling the pot as A or B rather than Singapore or Malaysia.

Therefore, I don't think the result correctly reflect what people really like to eat. I born in a place famous of Bakuteh, therefore I know the TASTE!

The Singaporean's bakuteh is abit sour, the soup taste abit gone off and very grease. I was told by the contestant, the soup was made 2 weeks ago! From my understanding that Herbal soup should not be kept over night!

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