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Posted 23 January 2014 - 09:53 AM

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Need recommendation for pineapple tarts.The good one i tried is Sunny Hills, the outlet is at Raffles Hotel.

But its so expensive $2,50 per piece! 

 

 

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Posted 23 January 2014 - 10:22 AM

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the thing I see in the picture is called pineapple cake.



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Posted 23 January 2014 - 10:28 AM

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Need recommendation for pineapple tarts.The good one i tried is Sunny Hills, the outlet is at Raffles Hotel.

But its so expensive $2,50 per piece! 

 

 

sunnyhills5.jpg

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this is not a tart! more like the taiwan style.


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Posted 23 January 2014 - 10:30 AM

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so expensive. [sweatdrop]  buy homemade ones likely to be cheaper and not losing out so much in taste.




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Posted 23 January 2014 - 10:38 AM

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this is not a tart! more like the taiwan style.

 

ah phaiseh, i recognise both as "ong lai kueh" 



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Posted 23 January 2014 - 10:54 AM

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We like to buy from JB.

Went over yesterday, nice lunch and City Square had many temp stalls selling CNY cookies.

We bought S$9 for same size container as cost S$15 ish here.

OK not save that much but it's a nice day out.

 

Also can try at all stalls and choose which you like.

 

Problem was on return Causeway jam packed.  And this at 2pm.

We went by 170 to try to avoid any jam but bus was jammed as cars.

 

Looked to me that the jam started by Singapore Customs checking cars.

Jam then went to immigration and then all the way back over Causeway to Malay Customs who were clearing cars faster than Singapore could deal with.

 

Cars cleared in Malaysia side say 250 cars per hour

 

Cars cleared ni Singapore side 249 cars per hour.

 

Result:  JAM.

 

Why don't we increase number of officers on duty.

 

In the good old days say 25 years ago the jam was always due to poor throughput in Malaysia side.

 

Now it always seems to me the jam is due to poor throughput in Singapore side.


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Posted 23 January 2014 - 10:58 AM

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We like to buy from JB.

Went over yesterday, nice lunch and City Square had many temp stalls selling CNY cookies.

We bought S$9 for same size container as cost S$15 ish here.

OK not save that much but it's a nice day out.

 

Also can try at all stalls and choose which you like.

 

Problem was on return Causeway jam packed.  And this at 2pm.

We went by 170 to try to avoid any jam but bus was jammed as cars.

 

Looked to me that the jam started by Singapore Customs checking cars.

Jam then went to immigration and then all the way back over Causeway to Malay Customs who were clearing cars faster than Singapore could deal with.

 

Cars cleared in Malaysia side say 250 cars per hour

 

Cars cleared ni Singapore side 249 cars per hour.

 

Result:  JAM.

 

Why don't we increase number of officers on duty.

 

In the good old days say 25 years ago the jam was always due to poor throughput in Malaysia side.

 

Now it always seems to me the jam is due to poor throughput in Singapore side.

 

With the recent siao cha bo sneaking in through S'pore customs, they had to be extra careful...So confirm jam!!

 

Sunnyhill pineapple su (as the called it) is good!! Maybe can cut it up to serve guest if really wanna save...



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Posted 23 January 2014 - 11:00 AM

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We like to buy from JB.

Went over yesterday, nice lunch and City Square had many temp stalls selling CNY cookies.

We bought S$9 for same size container as cost S$15 ish here.

OK not save that much but it's a nice day out.

 

Also can try at all stalls and choose which you like.

 

Problem was on return Causeway jam packed.  And this at 2pm.

We went by 170 to try to avoid any jam but bus was jammed as cars.

 

Looked to me that the jam started by Singapore Customs checking cars.

Jam then went to immigration and then all the way back over Causeway to Malay Customs who were clearing cars faster than Singapore could deal with.

 

Cars cleared in Malaysia side say 250 cars per hour

 

Cars cleared ni Singapore side 249 cars per hour.

 

Result:  JAM.

 

Why don't we increase number of officers on duty.

 

In the good old days say 25 years ago the jam was always due to poor throughput in Malaysia side.

 

Now it always seems to me the jam is due to poor throughput in Singapore side.

 

 

malaysia dun do custom check on goods unlike singapore, first coming from singapore which is already 'safe' since nothing get into singapre that easily, second going out from MY to SG even no need to check cos singapore will filter what need to be filtered!


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Posted 23 January 2014 - 11:45 AM

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Need recommendation for pineapple tarts.The good one i tried is Sunny Hills, the outlet is at Raffles Hotel.

But its so expensive $2,50 per piece! 

 

 

sunnyhills5.jpg

sunnyhills7.jpg

 

Make your own ones.

 

I can pm you the recipe if you want. (:


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Posted 23 January 2014 - 12:33 PM

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If buy on company behalf...Please declare probably hor.....Else like that MFA director...kana charge for Pineapple Tarts....haha


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Posted 23 January 2014 - 12:47 PM

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8 Favourite Pineapple Tarts for Chinese New Year
 

There is this Auntie who loves to shove our mouths with pineapple tarts every Chinese New Year, “This is the best pineapple tart in Singapore, you know. Must eat okay?” Most of the time it ends up as a calorie waster. How do you politely tell her you had better?

Because my take is: If you want to have a pineapple tart, save it for the very best.

For course everyone has their desired best brand. DanielFoodDiary.com has rounded up 8 different personal favourite brands (8 is so prosperous-sounding) – originating from Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and even Indonesia – coming in all shapes and sizes from balls, cakes to tarts.

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Le Café Pineapple Golf Balls (Available at 264 Middle Road)

Some food reviewers claimed that “they are the best pineapple tarts” and “the king of pineapple tarts”. These tarts from Le Cafe Confectionery & Pastry, better known as ‘golf balls’, are big, fat and huge – almost the size of a ping pong. If you like your tarts buttery and crumbly, you would fall in love with this. Their balls are heavily packed with home-made pineapple jam which are all manufactured in-house. (Read: Le Café Confectionery Middle Road)

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Crystal Jade Bolo Pineapple Tarts (Available at Crystal Jade My Bread AMK Hub, Ngee Ann City, Holland Village, Toa Payoh HDB Hub, Bugis Junction, Suntec City, Yew Tee Point, Causeway Point, Heartland Mall, International Plaza etc)

The very creative Crystal Jade My Bread has R&Ded ingenious pineapple ‘bolo’ tarts ($19.80 for pack of 16). Imagine the bolo bun in a bite-sized tart, with the same crumbly goodness, centered with delicious pineapple jam. It is just amazing how the entire texture of the tart feels exactly like the ‘bolo’ bun, except it is much smaller. Having the best of both worlds, this tart is almost unbelievable and extremely addictive. (Read: Crystal Jade My Bread Bolo Tarts)

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Mei Xin Goods of Desire Mahjong Pineapple Tiled Tarts (Available at Goods of Desire Clarke Quay and Takashimaya Basement 2)

This box is for Mahjong Addicts, a collaboration between Hong Kong’s Mei Xin Fine Goods and quirky Goods of Desire G.O.D. The mahjong tiles ($38 for 16 pieces) come in a metal box with a padlock (somewhere to lock your ang bao money) with rectangular buttery pineapple tarts individually wrapped in boxes of ‘Fa Cai’ and ‘Hong Zhong’. Mei Xin is already known for their almond cookies and egg rolls, and this will add to becoming THE best-seller.

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Rasa Sayang Pineapple Balls (Available at Takashimaya Basement 2, Novena Square and Raffles Exchange)

Big is not always better, and small can have its beauty. Rasa Sayang’s pineapple balls ($18) has a circumference of a 10 cent coin, makes a good ‘pop’ without filling overly guilty. The risk, you may just ‘pop’ ten pieces at a go. These are 100% handmade in their confectionary in Jakarta, following a Dutch inspired recipe using Holland butter for the crust. The butter fragrance does make you feel like you are having kueh lapis at times.

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Kele Cake’s Pineapple Tarts (Available at Jurong Point, Causeway Point, AMK Hub, Parkway Parade, and factory at 15 Jalan Tepong, Jurong Food Hub #06-16 Singapore 619336)

Kele Cakes & Cookies’ Pineapple Tarts shot into fame when they won the ‘Best-Tasting Pineapple Tarts’ out of 100 entries in a search conducted by a local mall. They are a family business which has been around for almost 30 years, with the current recipe tweaked through years of experimentation and feedback. Kele has a balanced touch on the tarts – pastry not too hard or crumbly, with generous portion of pineapple jam without tilting to overly sweet or sour. It is yes, just nice.

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SunnyHills Pineapple Cakes (Available at Raffles Hotel)

Though there are many Taiwanese branded pineapple cakes in Singapore, SunnyHills ($25 for box of 10) takes the lead for its quality. I have tried many Taiwanese pineapple cakes. But these made with Nantou’s indigenous pineapples, New Zealand butter, Japanese gourmet flour, and plump-yolked eggs where the chickens listen to classical music, are buttery fragrant and pleasant tasting. The jam has a mellow sweetness without being overpowering. (Read: SunnyHills Singapore Raffles Hotel)

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Sweet Musings Taiwanese Pineapple Cakes (Available at Star Vista)

You won’t miss this huge machinery at this shop with chefs at work, churning out goodies which show that the Taiwanese delights are not imported, but made fresh within the store at Star Vista. Sweet Musings sells Taiwanese pineapple cakes ($22.50 for box of 10 pieces) made in-house. The ‘Lao Ban Niang’ Erica Wang says that she uses only high quality imported ingredients, such as gluten-free ‘super-light’ flour from Taiwan to achieve the texture she wants. The pineapple jam is slightly bitter, not as sweet as the other brands, good for those who likes a lighter touch. (Read: Sweet Musings The Star Vista)

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Amethyst Pineapple Cheese Tarts (Available Blk 524A Jelapang Road #02-04 Greenridge Shopping Centre. Tangs Market Basement 1, Takashimaya Square Basement 2, Raffles XChange)

Amethyst Pastry & Cakes claim that they are the first to create the popular cheese pineapple tarts. Of course there are many copycats but few can compare to the original. The cheese on the outer layer adds a tinge of saltiness which makes a fine blend with the sweetness of the fillings. While the pineapple filling may slightly too jam-my and sweet, they got the crust and size right.

The focus of this pineapple tarts series is on commercial brands where you can still get access to. I attest that sometimes the best ones, at home-made by the grannies with love back in the kitchen.

 


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Posted 23 January 2014 - 12:57 PM

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This one 凤梨酥 from Taichung. Personally find the skin so so, but the pineapple filling is damn good, with naturally ripen Taiwanese pineapple from their local farms in Nantou. 

 

Still prefer our local pineapple tarts though if freshly baked with good pineapple.

 

Need recommendation for pineapple tarts.The good one i tried is Sunny Hills, the outlet is at Raffles Hotel.

But its so expensive $2,50 per piece! 

 

 

sunnyhills5.jpg

sunnyhills7.jpg

 



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Posted 23 January 2014 - 02:12 PM

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For me, the Taiwan style is not as nice as the local style pineapple tart.. 


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Posted 23 January 2014 - 05:33 PM

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Need recommendation for pineapple tarts.The good one i tried is Sunny Hills, the outlet is at Raffles Hotel.

But its so expensive $2,50 per piece! 

 

 

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wah mouth saliva drooping...... where else to get this besides raffles hotel, jus wana buy for own mummum session



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Singapore side customs is always creating unnecessary trouble la, I am already dreading the jam this weekend when I go in to buy my goodies liao. Bo tai bo ji keep coming out of their booths to check on the passengers in the car, when there's like only me and my gf in it, non-tinted windows all round and in broad daylight? But the boleh-land cars that are filled to the brim they don't bother to check. 

 

But on topic, my fave is still local style pineapple tarts. This fancy Taiwan ones doesn't really suit my tastebuds heh, although, my taiwanese friend did bring back 1 particular brand which was really heavenly. However, the others I have tried are usually just "mehhhhh". I guess this is still up to individual's preference though  [sunny]


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Posted 23 January 2014 - 06:46 PM

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We like to buy from JB.

Went over yesterday, nice lunch and City Square had many temp stalls selling CNY cookies.

We bought S$9 for same size container as cost S$15 ish here.

OK not save that much but it's a nice day out.

 

Also can try at all stalls and choose which you like.

 

Problem was on return Causeway jam packed.  And this at 2pm.

We went by 170 to try to avoid any jam but bus was jammed as cars.

 

Looked to me that the jam started by Singapore Customs checking cars.

Jam then went to immigration and then all the way back over Causeway to Malay Customs who were clearing cars faster than Singapore could deal with.

 

Cars cleared in Malaysia side say 250 cars per hour

 

Cars cleared ni Singapore side 249 cars per hour.

 

Result:  JAM.

 

Why don't we increase number of officers on duty.

 

In the good old days say 25 years ago the jam was always due to poor throughput in Malaysia side.

 

Now it always seems to me the jam is due to poor throughput in Singapore side.

 

Bro, JB ong lye tart ho jiak boh?


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Posted 23 January 2014 - 08:09 PM

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For the past 2 years, we bought cranberry tarts from Tesco and Aeon TC. Quite well received by our CNY guests, because it is something different from the usual pineapple tarts. 

Went over last week, couldn't find the cranberry tarts, and found mango tarts. Already opened up and tried 1pc, again something different from pineapple tarts. Quite chewy, you can sense the mango fragrance once you open the jar.

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Need recommendation for pineapple tarts.The good one i tried is Sunny Hills, the outlet is at Raffles Hotel.

But its so expensive $2,50 per piece! 

 

 

sunnyhills5.jpg

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ok la, no need buy too many, one pine apple tart dunno how many thousand calorie lor...
 



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ok la, no need buy too many, one pine apple tart dunno how many thousand calorie lor...
 

 

the local pineapple tart is close to 1000 calories each whereas the Sunnyhills' Taiwanese version is 221..for each local tart..one can consume about ~4-5 Sunnyhills'



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i made a short daytrip to Melaka last week to buy some CNY goodies, mainly pineapple tarts. My friend and I bought a total of 15 boxes of pineapple tarts lol. Not the normal flat base ones... we got the roundish ones.. like mini hotdog? we found these rounded ones are nicer than the flat ones.

 

been doing this for a few years.

 

wanted to buy nian gao from Baba Charlie (a well known nonya kueh shop) but found that they were closed on that particular day of the week [:|]

 




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