Just a few months old, Home Flavours is a promising new stall that only has 2 items on its menu.
Pei Shen has very supportive parents who encouraged him to pursue his passion for cooking.
This simple bowl of Braised Pork Rice ($4.50) is inspired by Pei Shen’s love for Taiwan’s braised pork rice. A few hours before closing time, he will start braising the pork for the following day. To prevent the pork from getting burnt due to a lack of stirring, Pei Shen has to stop the braising process when he leaves for home. He returns at 7:30am the next morning to continue braising the pork for at least another 6 to 7 hours.
He revealed that by evening time, the braised pork would be at its best. When we visited during lunchtime, the pork was already strong in flavours in my opinion. As compared to the Taiwanese version, Home Flavours’ braised pork rice was less fatty and oily.
However, I wished that the pork was more tender. You are strongly encouraged to eat the crunchy preserved vegetables and flavourful braised pork together with the rice as they complement one another. The runny