Taste the BEST vegetarian food in town
Singapore's most authentic vegetarian hawker food 高档素食料理带入小贩邻里
Our Chef - Mdm Heng Chen Kiow
Well known to her customers as Zhey Soh, 斋嫂 (vegetarian auntie in Hokkien), the 74-year-old madam Heng has been a vegetarian for the past five decades. Though without any formal culinary training, her sharp senses, quick and resourceful thinking on choice ingredients (as substitutes for meat) and high expectations in true flavours, has kept her in good stead.
The solid reputation of Mdm Heng's Kampung Ubi Lucky Vegetarian Food’s “delicious vegetarian food that don't taste like vegetarian food” steadily built its loyal fan base. Long queues for fan favourites such as the fragrant wok-fried zhey (vegetarian food in Hokkien) bee hoon, mee rebus, mee siam and even zhey chicken rice were a normal sight during its years of operation.
Our Sous-Chef - Sean Lui
As a natural-born meat lover, Sean grew up avoiding all things vegetable or vegan. However, Sean’s food preferences and inclination for meats slowly diminished when his health was under threat. After three major surgeries and intensive therapies, Sean decided to revamp his diet to nourish and nurse himself back to health. Gradually, he replaced meat and processed food with fresh greens, unprocessed nuts and grains, and began to appreciate Mdm Heng’s vegetarian food on a different level.
"With the increased interest in healthy living among Singaporeans, we strongly believe that the Jiak Zhey will be well received and hopefully, with the support of Kampung Ubi Lucky Vegetarian Food’s loyal army of customers, new fans from Aljunied, our White Sands' flagship and the new Tampines outlet in Tampines St 44 (Koufu Food Court), we hope to expand our humble hawker brnd to a conceptual chain of vegetarian food cafes with ready-made takeaway options in other parts of Singapore and regional countries,” explains Sean.