We will meet at one of the best local hawker centres to enjoy some of Singapore's finest breakfast dishes like the kopi & kaya toast and soak in the local neighbourhood bustle. After fuelling up with breakfast, we will take you on a guided shopping tour for the freshest produce, meat and seafood at a classic wet market. Over tea at our house, we will pore over your personalised book of recipes and local short stories that will give a glimpse of how locals live the heartland life in Singapore. We will discover the history of Singapore and its cuisine. Our house is only a stone's throw away from Joo Chiat and Katong, one of Singapore's rich cultural neighbourhood with a rich Peranakan heritage, as well as a walkable distance from East Coast Beach, great places to explore and walk off the calories after your airbnb experience!
Joel & Natashia / Filmmaker and Journalist by trade, the couple are born and raised Singaporeans who can traverse the dialect language barrier with the older generation. Enthusiastic home cooks with a passion for local food and hosting lunch/dinner parties. We can provide insider access to the best of local food and its history, and a glimpse into a typical Singaporean heartland community.
Goodie Bag! A local foodie goodie bag, that may range from essential Singaporean spices to childhood snacks or fun souvenirs
Coffee/ Tea Refreshments.
"Insider" guide book
We will start at the Bedok South Market where we will hit up the Singaporean version of the farmers market (we call it the wet market here) and take you on a guided tour where you interact with the freshest purveyors of seafood, produce and meats. Choked full of amazing sights, sound and taste, be prepared to have your senses stimulated.
Please let us know if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions.
Local Market Meanderings