Celebrate The Dragon Boat Festival With These Rice Dumplings

We have "fillings" for these rice dumplings!

Beyond the exhilarating boat races and cultural festivities, the annual Dragon Boat Festival (ē«ÆåˆčŠ‚) offers a perfect opportunity to indulge in one of the most cherished culinary traditions associated with the festivalā€“dumplings!

Sichuan Dou Hua

For Traditional Cantonese Rice DumplingsĀ 
Expertly crafted by Executive Cantonese Chef Leung Wing Cheung and his talented team, Sichuan Dou Hua proudly introduces an array of handcrafted rice dumplings in four exquisite flavours.

Indulge in the timeless allure of the Traditional Cantonese Rice Dumpling with Abalone, Conpoy, and Black Mushroom ($30.80/pc), a true classic that embodies the essence of the occasion. For meat enthusiasts, the deluxe Traditional Cantonese Brown Rice Dumpling with Wagyu Beef ($20.80/pc) promises an exquisite and flavourful experience. Vegetarians need not miss out on the delectable delights, as the meat-free Vegetarian Brown Rice Dumpling with Truffle ($13.80/pc) offers a delectable and aromatic alternative. Then for dessert, savour the Chilled Sago Dumpling with Purple Potato, Red Bean, and Lychee ($12.80/3pcs)!

For those seeking exceptional value and the pleasure of sharing, explore their Limited Edition Dumpling Bundle Deals (starting from $53.80), all of which has been thoughtfully curated to offer an assortment of flavours and textures. With the purchase of these bundles, you will receive a complimentary thermal carrier, ensuring your dumplings remain warm and ready to be enjoyed.

Paradise Group

For A Specialty Gula Melaka Red Bean Paste Rice Dumpling

Celebrate the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival with Paradise Group's exciting dumpling offerings! This year, they've introduced three new delectable rice dumplings: The Gula Melaka Red Bean Paste Rice Dumpling, the Roasted Pork with Dried Shrimp and Conpoy Spicy Rice Dumpling, and the Braised Pork Belly with Japanese Mushroom and Conpoy Rice Dumpling. These are sure to delight your taste buds and make for a flavourful experience! We personally recommend The Gula Melaka Red Bean Paste Rice Dumpling which boasts a distinctive gula melaka flavour that gives it a captivating caramelised taste, and infuses perfectly with the red bean ā€”both ingredients serve to elevate the overall flavour profile of the dumpling to new heights.


For Delightful Dessert "Onigiris"
Calling all sweet tooths! If you're craving a delectable twist on the traditional savoury dumplings, look no further than Kuriya's irresistible new flavours. One standout option is the Matcha Chocolate Azuki Shiratama Onigiri ($3.80)ā€”this delightful dessert Onigiri comes with glutinous rice that's been cooked to perfection, and filled with an ingenious blend of white chocolate, matcha, azuki beans, and mochi whichĀ creates a luscious texture that harmonises beautifully with the surrounding flavours. To complete the experience, the Onigiri is expertly wrapped in a nori seaweed sheet, adding a touch of authenticity to this innovative sweet treat.

For those seeking a memorable and delightful departure from the ordinary, the Matcha Chocolate Azuki Shiratama Onigiri is a must-try! Don't miss the opportunity to indulge in this unique blend of flavours that will surely leave a lasting impression on your taste buds.

Wan Hao

For An Oceanic Experience
Introducing Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant's 5-Head Abalone with Karasumi & Iberico Pork Rice Dumpling ($30), a true epitome of luxury and flavour, and a true delight for seafood enthusiasts! This exquisite dumpling combines the richness of abalone, the succulence of scallop, and the tantalising taste of Iberico pork, guaranteeing an indulgent experience with every bite. Complementing this opulent combination is the highly sought-after Karasumi, sourced all the way from Italy. The delicate dried mullet roe adds a delightful hint of savoury goodness reminiscent of salted egg yolk, elevating the dumpling to new heights.

Note: This will be available for takeaway and dine-in from 22 May to 22 June 2023!

Thye Moh Chan

For Teochew Bak Chang
Veritable Teochew pastry shop, Thye Moh Chan will be celebrating their 80th anniversary this year with a delectable trio of Teochew Bak Chang made with time-honoured recipes. Crowd favourites including the Teochew Double Delight Bak Chang and Teochew Salted Egg Bak Chang will make a return this time!

Unwrap the carefully folded bamboo leaves to reveal a generous filling of glutinous rice; each grain of rice is lovingly coated in a luscious blend of fragrant spices and seasonings, ensuring a harmonious balance of flavours. At the heart of this delectable creation lies a velvety surpriseā€”a luscious and creamy salted egg yolk. The yolk, with its distinctive savoury notes, adds a luxurious and indulgent touch to the dumpling. With every bite, you'll experience a symphony of flavours dancing on your palate!


For Ice-Cream Filled DumplingsĀ 
Did you miss out on Swensen's iconic chicken ice cream during April Fools? Don't worry, because they're back with another show-stopping creation: Ice Cream-filled dumplings!

Celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival in delectable style with Swensen's Rice Dumpling Ice Cream ($8.80), now featuring an exciting new Genmaicha! Indulge in a unique and refreshing twist on the traditional glutinous rice dumplings. Meticulously handcrafted to resemble their authentic counterparts, each delightful parcel is artfully wrapped with 'bamboo leaves,' secured with 'woven string,' and sprinkled over with a shimmery gold dust (talk about a luxurious flair).

Due to popular demand, the Pulut Hitam Rice Dumpling Ice Cream is also making a triumphant return after selling out within a week during its launch last year. Don't miss your chance to savour this irresistible treat this time!

Note: Dumplings will be available for both dine-in and takeaway (sold in pairs) at all Swensen's and Earle Swensen's outlets from 22 May to 22 June 2023, while stocks last.