SPies & All Things Nice

July 25, 2015 Ivan Teh - RunningMan 0 Comments

SPies & All Things Nice
348 Bedok Road
#02-15 Simpang Bedok Market Place


https://www.facebook.com/spiesandallthingsnice


Nice Spice Pies

(Ratings: On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 = Worst and 10 = Best)
Overall: 7
Ambience & Setting: 6
Food & Beverage: 8
Service: 5
Value for Money: 9
Spent about SGD $5 per person.


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Opened in April 2015 within the Simpang Bedok Market Place, SPies & All Things Nice serves unique gourmet pies and delectable dessert tarts with Asian inspired flavours. Hand made fresh daily in-store, the savoury and sweet pies / tarts offered by SPies & All Things Nice are absolutely delicious!

Ambience at SPies & All Things Nice is similar to the rest of the stalls here, on account of the shared casual seating, and clean, bright atmosphere. Love their brand name, which is inspired by the classic nursury rhyme 'What Are Little Boys Made Of?', and spices. The products are clearly displayed and labelled, and the menu is also legible. Walk past the stall, and you'll be drawn in by the colourful Peranakan decor and fragrant aroma of baking!

Service at SPies & All Things Nice is decent. Largely self-service, with ordering, payment, and collection done over the counter. The majority of customers get takeaway, but if you can also choose to dine in. Staff, being involved in the creation of pies / tart daily, are very knowledgable about the ingredients and taste of their baked goods, and can make good recommendations. Beyond that, there's very little other interaction with staff.

Food at SPies & All Things Nice is all about savoury pies, and sweet tarts. Their pies / tarts are all Asian flavoured, containing local Singaporean or Peranakan spices and ingredients. Generally, I find their pies / tarts to be of excellent quality and taste, much better than most other places. Portions are small, they usually create it mini-sized. Prices are decent and affordable, budget about SGD $5 per person, and sharing is recommended.


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The quaint Peranakan decor and aroma of freshly baked pies / tarts is incredibly intoxicating, attracting passer-bys.

SPies & All Things Nice Facade


SPies & All Things Nice Menu



Their savoury pies and sweet tarts are tasty, and made with fresh premium ingredients daily. Also, their products contain no monosodium glutamate (MSG) or other preservatives. Best eaten fresh and hot!

Pies & Tarts


Dessert Tarts


Savoury Pies


Savoury Pies In Box



The pretty Almond Longan Tart (SGD $2.50) features chunks of fruity longan set within a smooth, rich almond flavoured custard, topped with candied cherries and crushed almond bits. Tastes very close to the actual Almond Longan dessert, so lovely.

Almond Longan Tart



Drawing inspiration from the Pulut Hitam dessert, the Pulut Hitam Tart (SGD $2.50) is fragrant with the aroma of soft black glutinous rice, mixed with gula melaka / palm sugar, coconut milk, topped with dessicated coconut. The filling is sweet and satisfiying, incredibly good. Highly recommended!

Pulut Hitam Tart



The Babi Pongteh Pie (SGD $2.50) is a decadent Peranakan inspired pie, with fresh slices of pork collar, fatty pork belly, shiitake mushrooms, and potatoes, braised till soft in an aromatic braising sauce of soy sauce, preserved beans, and spices. Tasty with the savoury pork and spices, but I did feel the meat could have been slightly more tender.

Babi Pongteh Pie 01


Babi Pongteh Pie 02



The Beef Rendang Pie (SGD $2.50) is very spicy! Tender beef brisket and beef rump is stewed in a fiery concoction of spices, including lemongrass, chili, kaffir lime leaves, and coconut gravy. Savoury, with good meaty / beef flavour, the heat from the spices kicks strongly, and leaves a lingering burn. Get a cool drink with this!

Beef Rendang Pie 01


Beef Rendang Pie 02



A popular favourite, the Chicken Laksa Pie (SGD $2.50) has chunky cubes of chicken and potatoes, stewed in a secret recipe laksa sauce, along with a slice of hard boiled egg. I must admit the flavour is incredibly similar to a normal bowl of laksa, you get the taste of the spices and richness of the coconut gravy. Very good, highy recommended!

Chicken Laksa Pie 01


Chicken Laksa Pie 02



Their latest creation is the Thai Basil Chicken Pie (SGD $2.50), with chunks of chicken and shiitake mushrooms in a fragrant, creamy Thai inspired basil sauce, topped with a leaf of fried basil. Decent taste, but my least favourite of all their savoury pies.

Thai Basil Chicken Pie 01


Thai Basil Chicken Pie 02



They also created a Kueh Pie Tee Chili Crab (SGD $5.50) in celebration of Singapore's Jubilee Year / SG50! The crisp, non-greasy shells are tasty, without becoming soggy from the filling of stewed turnip, egg, and chunks of deshelled crab, all coated in a spicy chili crab gravy. Good!

Kueh Pie Tee Chili Crab 01


Kueh Pie Tee Chili Crab 02






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