If you love fearsome zombies and gun-slinging heroes, you probably know Zombieland. The original film had a huge following in Singapore. But the Zombieland 2 release is coming 10 years after the debut of the first. Thankfully, the surviving cast returns.
Zombies, Shifty Characters, and the Love of Food
Set in the White House and the American heartland, Zombieland 2: DoubleTap introduces the popular cast of the famous classic that hit the screen over 10 years ago. Featuring Woody Harrelson (Tallahassee), Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone and Abigail Breslin, the ghost slayers now have to contend with mutant zombies and new human survivors. It seems Tallahassee will need to stock up on more Twinkies to survive the fearsome zombies after his family. The new movie combines love play with the drive to survive. In the spirit of survival, we bring you five yummy Singaporean staples to enjoy with the new Zombieland 2 release at home or the cinema.
- Kaya Toast with Kopi for Breakfast: If you love light meals, Kaya toast with a hot cup of coffee makes an excellent breakfast. Kaya is made from sugar, eggs, coconut milk, and pandan leaves. Combined with butter, it creates a deeply satisfying toasted bread that is flavourful and filling. Don’t forget to accompany the toast with Kopi, that excellent coffee drink fortified with sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk and sugar!
Biryani: For something more solid, Biryani is a popular dish in Singapore. Biryani is made with Basmati rice or any other long grain variety. Cooked to a light and fluffy texture, the meal comes with dizzying flavours from cloves, bay leaves, nutmeg, and cinnamon. This delicious dish is served with a tasty chicken or mutton curry. Care for a plate? Check out Bismillah Biryani Restaurant for a delightful culinary experience.
Otak-Otak as appetiser: A popular Nyonya cuisine, this sumptuous meal is popular in Singapore and Malaysia. Combining Chinese ingredients with Malay spices and cooking methods, otak-otak is a nutritious snack made from fish cake and tapioca starch. Whether as a snack or main dish accompanied with a side of rice, you will love the excellent Nyonya flavour with a spicy but refined taste. Craving a sumptuous serving of fillet-filled otak-otak? Crave has got you covered!
Hainanese Chicken: Visitors and locals can’t get enough of the yummy flavours of this national dish from Hainan. Made from rice and succulent steamed white chicken, Hainanese chicken melts in your mouth, pleasing your palate with its unique combination of tastes. You’ll love the signature flavour of sesame oil, cilantro, ginger, pandan leaves, and garlic-chili sauce. Don’t let the simplicity fool you, though; it takes years of practice to deliver the exceptional combination of flavours and aroma that has made this dish so popular. Feng Feng provides a spectacular Hainanese chicken experience.
Roti Prata: Originally from South India and Pakistan, Roti Prata is practically a Singapore staple. A simple flat bread, Roti Prata is an excellent snack or light meal when served with a flavourful curry. Are you up for a light lunch? The Roti Prata House is the place to be!