Seven to try: DIY Meal Kits, including tacos as you like it, fresh pasta 101 and late night Chinatown eats

Location: Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur

It is undeniable that meal kits are here to stay in this long spell of the pandemic. Even though we’ve been served an extended lockdown in Bangkok, and dine-ins opening up in Malaysia and Singapore, we shouldn’t deprive ourselves of delicious food at home. We have put together a list of our top seven in Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur that brings the world to your doorstep. 

100 Torung, Bangkok 

Launched in August 2021 by renowned chef-proprietor Chalee Kader, the concept is inspired by late-night Chinatown wok-fried noodles and baos from around the world. The word “torung” means till dawn. This DIY Charsiu Bao Set truly satisfy with its freshly steamed baos, charsiu smoked and roasted on wood fire, balanced with sesame-cabbage-papaya slaw, pickled ginger and flavourful charsiu sauce. 

Order via LINE @100torung or check out their Instagram for the full menu

Botanica + Co, Kuala Lumpur 

How about a trip to Mexico? Botanica + Co takes you there with its Mexican Tacos Kit. Build your own tacos and you determine the portion as you like it. Each kit comes with 6 pieces of Corn tortilla, red salsa, green salsa, guacamole, sour cream, cilantro, romaine lettuce, lime, corn chips, and your choice of protein. All ready to be assembled for a quick delish meal. What’s not to love? 

Order through their website directly here.

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Po Restaurant, Singapore 

Known for elevating Singaporean classics, Popiah platters from Po is just what you need with their delicate handmade wheat skins and hand-cut classic fillings, with also a choice of adventurous fillings such as a sweet mixture of pineapple, taro and peanut gelato. This delightful meal kit will save you hours in the tedious preparation involved in making popiah.


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La Dotta, Bangkok 

La Dotta gives you a taste of Italy with its Artisanal Pasta Class – Home Edition. Everything you need to make fresh pasta, from raw ingredients to ready-to-use “4 cheese filling” for tortelloni and a written guide will be provided. The virtual class will take you on a fun journey starting from how to make fresh pasta and cut it into popular shapes like tagliatelle & pappardelle. La Dotta is awarded L’Assiette MICHELIN (MICHELIN Plate) by @michelinguide Thailand 

Find out more here.

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Tiffin Food Court, Kuala Lumpur 

Tiffin’s aim has always been to promote emerging culinary talents and support entrepreneurs whilst nurturing the region’s collective enthusiasm for all things culinary. Tiffin at Home celebrates global flavours with its 10 menus across 5 weeks. A collaboration with some of Malaysia and Singapore’s brightest culinary players, with Singapore Tourism Board (STB) for the Singapore Food Festival. From easy meal kits to help recreate the restaurant-quality experience at home, ingredient-driven menu, to modern Japanese gastronomy and more. 

Full details of weekly menu features and more. Order from Tiffin here.

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Ajumma, Singapore

 To satiate your Korean food cravings, the restaurant offers 10 survival kits of popular dishes like Kimchi Pancake, Beef Bulgogi and Army Stew. All the ingredients are freshly packed and come with simple instructions. Easy to follow video tutorials are provided as well! 

For more details, ordering and full range of the kits, here.

Image credit: Ajumma

Park Bench Deli, Singapore 

We can’t resist adding in Park Bench Deli, with its (past) innovative home kits collaboration with industry friends, such as half lamb meat box, seafood boil, easy to prepare “family style” course meals that even the most amateur home chefs can achieve. Head over to their Instagram for inspiration.

What other deliveries have you tried this month in Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur or Singapore? Share with us your recommendations!

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