There’s no shame in being an amateur home chef—we all start somewhere. Now helping ease you into the kitchen are these five local restaurants offering DIY at-home meal kits. So not only will you be able to whip up fresh and delicious dishes that count as homemade, but you’ll also be able to get the hang of working around the cooking space. After all, who better to assist you in making restaurant-quality meals than our favourite eateries themselves?
For those looking to enjoy a hearty Korean meal, check out fast-casual restaurant Ajumma which offers a number of survival kits for you to recreate dishes you frequently see in K-dramas. Besides a neat selection of army stews and bulgogi, try making their chapaguri aka Ram-don as seen in Oscar-winning film Parasite for some extra indulgence. Plus, all kits come with helpful recipe cards.
Trust swanky Italian restaurant and bar Amo to bear an all-new range of DIY meal kits that offer incredibly tasty recipes while being (more or less) foolproof. Select anything from the San Marzano DOP Tomato Kit which includes Amo’s signature slow-fermented dough, a housemade base sauce, buffalo mozzarella, extra virgin olive oil and flour; to the Comforting Carbonara which finds penne, carbonara cream, homemade guanciale and pecorino cheese. For cooking instructions, video tutorials and more details on the ingredients, just head here.
Having supplied leading hotels and even Michelin-starred restaurants for a while now, experienced food service company Angliss launches their first-ever DIY meal kits for local gourmands via its e-commerce platform. Find sets such as the Korean BBQ Set that offers pre-marinated beef or pork that need only a finish on the grill, as well as the Wagyu Burger Set that showcases Wagyu beef patties served with mixed fries.
We’ve all probably bought pastas and sauces from this supermarket brand before. And now, they’re upping the convenience factor somemore by offering meal kits too. Find ready-to-cook boxes of Penne Pomodoro, Fusilli Pesto (each $6.50) and more, that you can get from a range of online grocers. Each kit serves enough for two, making it truly value for money.
To taste Buona Terra’s fresh housemade pasta and sauces in all its glory, get the restaurant’s ready-to-cook pasta kit that requires little preparation and cooking. Offering a choice of three perfectly portioned pastas made daily, the Tagliolini, Tagliatelle or Pappardelle will perfectly complement the signature sauces which includes the Crab and Fresh Sicilian Tomato and Pesto.
In order to ensure maximum freshness and the most optimal flavour, grab makan kits from natural wine bar RVLT. Simply assemble the ingredients prepared by the restaurant chefs; there’s the Patty Melt that features homemade milk bread, white cheddar, wagyu patty and sauce gribiche; as well as the Gnocchi which entails homemade spinach dumplings with garlic parmesan and spicy greens. The RVLT team will continually add a secret dish to the menu each week, so be sure to keep an eye out for that too.