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Singapore's breakfast food is here to kick off your day in style

Start your day in style with the best of Singapore's breakfast food

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day; it gets your brain and body working so that you can function for the whole morning. With our lives being so busy, it's so important to get a good, healthy breakfast to ensure you are working at peak performance. While Western breakfasts like pancakes and bacon may be delicious, let's not forget about the awesome breakfast dishes hailing from Singapore. Traditional Singapore breakfast food is worthy of a lot of praise, so let's shine a light on some of our favourite dishes to kick off the day in style. 

1. Kaya Toast

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For a light breakfast which will delight your taste buds, Kaya Butter Toast is the way to go. This traditional Singaporean snack is ideal to eat on the go or while reading the morning paper, and you can find a couple of tasty slices over at Killiney Kopitiam. This toast is made with sweet coconut jam (kaya), and topped with sugar, coconut milk and eggs and it goes perfectly with a hot cup of coffee. 

2. Roti Prata

Western pancakes are tasty, but when it comes to Asian pancakes it's a whole other ball game. Roti prata is a crispy and soft bread which can be filled with anything your heart desires, from crab meat to mutton, to chicken, and cheese. Big Street has a great selection of prata dishes make your morning a memorable one. Get your hands on the Chilli Crab Meat with Prata Coins, which is sure to put a smile on your face for the rest of the day.

3. Cantonese Porridge

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It doesn't get more comforting or hearty than a steaming hot bowl of Cantonese porridge, and Ah Chaing's Porridge is the place to go. From century eggs to minced meat and fish, this dish has everything you need for a meal that delivers maximum satisfaction every time. Give the Century Egg Sliced Pork Porridge a go and you'll be making this dish your go-to breakfast dish for years to come. 

4. Carrot Cake

While this dish may make you think of the Western sweet treat, we can promise you this dish is very different, but just as delicious. This radish-based pastry is a delightful dish which everyone will enjoy, so treat yourself with a generous helping of Pan-Fried Carrot Cake from Imperial Treasure. This Singaporean take blows the Western carrot cake out of the water and tastes so good you may even end up hunting down the recipe to make some of your own!

Singaporean dishes make for the breakfast of champions, so to set yourself up for a great day full of flavour and excitement, these breakfast dishes are the way to do it.

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