Liu Sha everything is heating up food trends like crazy locally and all over Southeast Asia now. It might just be a fad, but there’s something about the decadence of the runny salted egg yolk sauce oozing out of (practically) anything nowadays – from croissants to cakes and breads – that is undeniably irresistible. Just ask any foodie around you.
We admit we’re caught up in the hype too, so we’ve been ogling some of these foodies’ Instagram feeds featuring some of the best drool-worthy pics and videos – and we’ve noted them down in our “to try” food diary. Will you too?
Charcoal Waffles with Salted Egg Yolk sauce, topped with a scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream [S$6 for charcoal waffles, S$1 for salted egg yolk and S$3.90 for Vanilla bean ice cream] at Fatcat Ice Cream Bar, Bedok. Address: Blk 416 Bedok North Ave 2 #01-25 Singapore 460416 Tel: +65 6241 0830 Mon, Wed & Thu: 12pm – 10pm Fri to Sun: 12pm – 11pm Closed on Tue. #sgwanderlust #bedok #fatcaticecreambar #igsg #sgig #sweet #singapore #saltedeggyolk #waffles #nomnom #sgcafe #sgeats #sgfood #sgfoodie #cafe #foodie #foodsg #foodporn #wanderlust
This just looks amazing. We wonder how the different flavours of the charcoal waffles and vanilla ice-cream come together with the salted egg yolk sauce… we’ll have to check this one out at Fatcat Ice Cream Bar for sure!
This video convinced us to go check out Asanoya Bakery’s Salted Egg Yolk Choux. We tried one… and then we wanted to get a few more, but it was SOLD OUT for the day! Yes, it’s that popular, so go early if you want some.
Anything that flows… I GLOW with pleasure. This Salted Egg Lava Cake from @fiveanddimesg has really improved from 2 years ago. Good balance of salted egg and chocolate but OH MY ARTERIES. . 🚇 Clarke quay/ Dhoby Ghaut/ Somerset (but all must walk damn far). You can take bus 195 from City Hall directly here! 297 River Valley Road. Singapore 238338. Opening hours: Monday to Thursday: 12pm to 10pm Friday: 12pm to 12am Saturday: 10am to 12am Sunday: 10am to 10pm
Oooh… this one oozes out of a chocolate cake, one of our most adored desserts ever. Thank you food Instagrammer @explodingbelly for bringing Five & Dime Eatery’s Golden Custard Lava Cake to our attention, this heavenly treat is next on our list!
#throwback by far the best Black Sesame Salted Egg Cake. Right?!? @caegumpy 😍 @dappercoffee #cbd #cake #saltedeggyolk #saltedeggyolkcake #blacksesamecake #instafood_sg #instacake #foodpics #foodstagram #foodbloggersg #cafesg #sgcafe #cafehoppingsg #amoystreet #fuji #fujixe2 #igsg #sgeatsout #coffee #sgbar #stfoodtrending #stfood #dappercoffee #nicecafe #cocktail #dessert #dessertaddict #mycameraeatsfirst
This cake found at Dapper Coffee may not have the mesmerising oozing effect, but is no less “Insta-pretty” judging from the photo. Also, how does black sesame go with salted egg yolk? Guess we’ll have to find out by trying!
So we went hunting for some Salted Egg Croissant, and killed a total number of 3. 2 was in minor casualty, while the 3rd truly flowed in a pool of yellow. The flaky fluffy croissant entered our bellies happily, while the Liu Sha reminded how much calories we have to burn off to consume it. Okay, am a satisfied person. #流沙没有白流 #别吃不到咸蛋黄说蛋黄臭 Thank you @stormscape for trying them all #减肥开始 http://danielfooddiary.com/2016/02/06/saltedeggcroissant/
Probably the one thing which started it all. The salted egg yolk and croissant combi became so popular that many bakeries and cafes have jumped on the bandwagon – Asanoya Bakery serves up really nice ones and you can also get it at BreadTalk. But we highly recommend going for one of the best: Antoinette; just watch local food blogger @danielfooddiary’s (he’s an expert in salted egg yolk croissants, having blogged about the different ones here when the trend exploded) video, and we are sure you’ll agree.