Welcome to another having-food-delivered-for-dinner post, thanks to FoodPanda for the free delivery promotion that's still running till 22 May 2016. A tiny café at The Central above Clarke Quay MRT station, Real Food aims to serve organic vegetarian food at affordable prices. Artificial preservatives? Processed ingredients? What are those?
Steamed Dumplings S$9.80
I was allured by the appearance of the steamed dumplings the moment I opened the box. The dumplings filled with minced vegetables, such as carrots and mushrooms, which turned out to offer a nice medley of mild sweet and salty flavours. To finish off, they were drizzled with organic sesame oil and tamari (Japanese variant of soy sauce containing little or no wheat).
Organic Fried Rice S$8.50
In place of white rice, its brown counterpart was used in the making of the Chinese style dish. It was cooked well with red beans, bell peppers, pineapples and carrots. I requested for garlic bits to be added in, and the result was a truly fragrant dish. The chili was spicy and aromatic as well. Pika's advice: For an additional dollar, you can have steamed quinoa to replace the brown rice.
Genovese Pesto Pasta S$11.80
The spaghetti was tossed with homemade pesto sauce, crumbled boiled potatoes, grilled zucchinis and olives. While it was undoubtedly fragrant, it seriously lacked salt compared to the other two items mentioned above. The feta cheese did provide that little bit of saltiness, but I eventually sprinkled a bit of parmesan cheese powder to enhance the overall taste.
As the team always prepares the dishes from scratch, do expect some waiting time. Even though FoodPanda estimates the delivery to be within 30 minutes to my place, the actual time taken for the food to reach my doorstep was approximately 45 minutes.
6 Eu Tong Sen Street
#B1-52/53 The Central
(Daily: 9.00am - 9.00pm)
*Prices quoted are subject to 7% GST and delivery charge.
Have a nice meal,