A Singapore Crab Throwdown Heats Up The Daily Meal Test Kitchen with Authentic Flavors Slideshow

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Kristen Hom

A Singapore Crab Throwdown Heats Up The Daily Meal Test Kitchen with Authentic Flavors

Singapore

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Singapore is turning 50, and to celebrate this golden anniversary, the Singapore Tourism Board will be bringing authentic culinary experiences to New York during Singapore Restaurant Week in New York. In partnership with The Daily Meal, Singapore is giving the Big Apple a taste of home, from a Singaporean hawker popup at Madison Square Park, to exclusive events at The Daily Meal test kitchen. 

Chef Liew's Chili Crab

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Plates of chef Liew’s fresh crab waiting to be dressed with chili sauce rested on beds of lettuce.

Mingling Food Bloggers

bloggers

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Bloggers and Instagram influencers anxiously await the opportunity to try the cuisine of a culture many were not familiar with.

Enjoying Fresh-Brewed Coffee

Coffee

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Freshly pressed coffee brewed with Kitchen Aid appliances was on hand to wake everyone up during this morning competition.

Waiting For Crab

bloggers

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Bloggers mixed and mingled while scents of crab wafted from the next room.

Chef Liew's Live Cooking Demonstation

chili crab

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People were pretty excited for the opportunity to taste chef Liew’s chili crab.

The Liew Brothers

Wayne Liew

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Chef Wayne Liew and his brother Paul Liew share a laugh during their crab demo.

Chili Crab Marinating

chili crab

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Some like it hot, but can you handle the heat?

Chef Liew Serves Crab

Chef Liew

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Chef Liew pours the chili sauce onto the waiting crab legs.

Chef Justin Quek's Cooking Demo

Chef Justin Quek

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Chef Justin Quek demonstrates the proper way to make Singaporean crab broth.

Wayne, Paul, and Geraldine Liew

Keng Eng Kee

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These three siblings run the show at Keng Eng Kee, one of the most highly regarded seafood restaurants in Singapore.

Justin Quek Cooking His Crab Broth

Chef Quek

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Chef Quek tastes his broth. Soup is a very popular autumn dish in China and Singapore, he tells us.

Crab Vermicelli in a Light Ginger Broth

noodle soup

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It’s Singaporean comfort food! The noodle soup topped with fresh crab legs were a success.