A taste of Singapore
Dubai, July 3, 2008
Middle East food enthusiasts are heading to the Singapore Food Festival, a month-long gastronomic extravaganza which kicks off in the island-nation with a series of exciting events.
Taking place from July 4-27, the Singapore Food Festival has become one of the most highly anticipated events festivals during the peak summer travel season aimed at attracting Middle East visitors.
“The Singapore Food Festival is an ideal time for tourists from the region to come share in our nationwide passion for food and experience the tantalising cuisine that Singapore is renowned for,” said Jason Ong, area director, Middle East and Africa, Singapore Tourism Board.
A unique programme of activities and events are lined up for the summer extravaganza, which will take visitors on a culinary journey of the city-state’s rich blend of Malay, Indian and Chinese-influenced cuisine.
Culinary workshops and cooking classes will also be available at various venues across Singapore during the festival, giving aspiring chefs a chance to create some of their favorite Singaporean dishes.
Commonly referred to as the ‘Food Capital of Asia’, Singapore has become one of the world’s leading gastronomic destinations due to the wide availability of fresh foods and an eclectic mix of spices and ingredients from around the globe. – Trade Arabia News Service