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Kaya spread - anyone know where to get it?

Lau Jan 3, 2010 05:22 AM

i was just back in singapore and i forgot how good kaya toast is, does anyone know where to get kaya spread so that i can make kaya toast?

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    cimui RE: Lau Jan 3, 2010 07:59 AM

    I've seen it at Hong Kong supermarket.

    1. DaveCook RE: Lau Jan 4, 2010 08:10 PM

      Curry Leaves, in Flushing, makes its own kaya every day; last I bought it, I paid $4.50 for a heavy pint container.


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        Lau RE: DaveCook Jan 5, 2010 03:33 AM

        this is awesome

        btw do they run out of it early? And is their food any good?

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          DaveCook RE: Lau Jan 5, 2010 06:33 AM

          They've always had kaya on hand even when I've visited late in the day, but a call before you head out wouldn't hurt.

          I've haven't dined in at Curry Leaves in several years, but I recall solid if unexceptional Malaysian fare. However, when I made my way out there one morning to score kueh (no small feat since I live in Morningside Heights), I also saw a lively breakfast scene, worth investigating.

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        Lau RE: Lau Jan 17, 2010 09:27 PM

        i bought some kaya from curry leaves, actually i bought 4 containers (1 for me, 1 for my gf, 1 for my gf's mom and 1 for my gf's sister) and its really good, tastes just like the kaya in singapore! i bought some of the thick toast from koryodong, which is actually really good too btw. toasted it up put some butter and kaya on the toast and it was awesome, got transported right back to singapore

        if you like kaya you should totally buy some from this place, actually even if you dont know what it is, you should buy some and try it, all you need is toast, butter and kaya

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          erica RE: Lau Jan 18, 2010 06:11 AM

          Beautiful! This sounds like it is right up my alley. Maybe as an alternate for the current staple of Dulce de Leche on toast for breakfast! Thank you for this information, Lau.

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            Lau RE: erica Jan 18, 2010 07:54 AM

            yah you'll like it, i like it much better than dulce de leche (its lighter)

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