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Kam Boat Dim Sum
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After the last dim sum at Zhou’s kitchen, it took some time before i regained my craving for our “Chinese tapas“. And this time round, i chose Kam Boatsince my friends wanted a convenient location. Marina Square it is, howaccessible. I must admit, when i first heard that Kam boat dim sumkitchen was in Marina Square, i was thinking where it was, since inever saw it everytime i went MS. Right, Kam boat location is very easyto find, if you are coming from the underground citylink. Upon comingup the escalator, they are at the entrance of MS, breeks cafe is alsothere.
The restaurant interior was smaller that what i expected from theoutside, still it could seat about 50 thereabouts. Simple furnishingsooze a cosy feel, and we were quite surprise that the restaurant wasbarely filled on a Saturday afternoon. The lightning was very good, infact one of the few places where i only took a few snaps and i’m happywith the photos.
Note that they have discount of 30% for dim sumon weekends 230-530pm. The prices i stated are all their original pricebefore discount. Most of their dim sum are around 4 bucks, and after30% discount, its around $2.80, which is rather cheap.
Steamed prawn dumpling ($4.20)
I loved the jade-colour basket, which exuded a feel to enhance theflavour of the dim sum. The steamed prawn dumpling didn’t allow us tohave the best of both worlds. The prawn within was crunchy and whole,but the skin was a tad thick, and sticked to the teeth. But with thediscount, the har gau was barely a dollar each.
Steamed Xiao Long Bao ($4.20)
I was never a big fan of Xiao Long Bao (XLB), this one here was allright, the soup stock gashed out of the skin when we took a bite, buthaving had one of the best and most expensive XLB before, this onepaled in comparison.
Rice noodle roll with shrimp ($5.60)
If it wasn’t for the 30% discount, i would feel that the shrimp cheongfun was too expensive. The shrimp, like the one in the har gau, wascrunchy, rolled within the cheong fun, and together with the lightsauce, made a good start for our meal.
Steamed siew mai with mushroom ($4.20)
The notable difference between Kam Boat’s rendition and the norm wasthe addition of mushroom. Like the one i had at Zhou’s Kitchen, themushroom didn’t really enhanced the flavour of the siew mai, since theporky and prawn taste was so strong. But it’s a nice change.
Steamed barbecued pork bun ($3.50)
I think most kids don’t like char siew bun since they always had it forbreakfast. But i always couldn’t resist ordering char siew bun fromrestaurants since theirs were always so good!
Steamed chives dumpling ($4)
This was one of the more unpleasant choice, since nobody liked chives, i’ve no idea who went and ordered this.
Deep fried prawn dumpling with salad ($4.20)
You know, deep fried prawn dumpling is always good, especially so when you dipped in the slightly sour salad sauce. Shiok!
Deep fried prawn with mango roll ($4.20)
Besides salad, mango’s another good combination with fried prawn. Thedeep fried prawn with mango roll was crispy outside, crunchy with theprawns, and fruity with the mango.
Pan fried meat dumpling ($4)
Meat dumpling or “wo tie” is often eaten together with ginger andvinegar. But since i didn’t like eating ginger and vinegar, i ate it onits own, and it was not bad.
Pan-fried carrot cake ($3.50)
The pan fried carrot cake was nice, charred on the exterior, and softinside. Personally, i felt that pan fried carrot cakes must show somechar, if not the whole taste wouldn’t be there.
Deep fried seafood roll with mustard ($4.50)
The bee hoon or whatever you called that, which wrapped around the deepfried seafood roll, provided the crisp crunchy bite. Although deepfried, the seafood roll didn’t lose its freshness. The usual scenariofor deep fried stuff would be overly oily, but this one was not so.
Baked mini egg tart ($4.20)
For some reason or the other, dim sum restaurants never seem to servetheir egg tarts big. All came in mini size, how did they suppose wewould be satisfied with the tiny, petite egg tart? Nonetheless, themini egg tart was done exactly what i liked, the egg custard fillingwas soft, slightly “wet”, and the skin was crispy.
Steamed chicken feet ($3.50)
I never ate chicken feet, so you need to try this one out yourself.
Steamed Glutinous rice ($3.50)
The Chinese sausage or “la chang” injected the salty taste and enhancedthe fragance of the glutinous rice. A vital ingredient for allglutinous rice. The mushroom, meat and rice portion was generous.Defintitely worth a try.
Total bill was $64.05 after a 30% discount for 4person. There was some items like the steamed prawn dumpling and siewmai which we had two basket. We didn’t really order a lot since afriend was late and the last order was around 515pm. Still, Kam Boatwas surprisingly good, much better than what i expected. The locationis very accessible, the dim sum is cheap after the discount. And ithink i’ll go back again.
You are always welcome to visit ladyironcheffor a full-up on this trip. Whatever written herein are my genuinefeelings expressed in words. Food, my dear, is what they call anadventure!
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