9 Purple Foods in Pantone Ultra Violet 2018

9 Purple Foods in Pantone Ultra Violet 2018

Pantone 2018 - Purple Food

Food on Fork presents an edible series of 9 food items in Pantone Ultra Violet

As announced by the Pantone Color Institute, Ultra Violet is the Pantone® Color of the Year 2018: “A dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future.”

Are you intrigued yet?

Because lo and behold, we have searched high and low for munchies that come in the colour purple for yet another eye-catching series of food you can find in Singapore. By the way, if you haven’t read our Pantone 2016 series – be sure to check it out here.

Presenting a vision in purple: Here’s where you can go hunt down those Pantone 18-3838 Ultra Violet coloured food:

1. Chef Yamashita

A mind-blowing creation of Chef Yamashita’s, the Oimo is a luscious purple sweet potato cream piped on top of their signature almond tart base filled with homemade custard.

Chef Yamashita

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2. Food Republic

What was once everyone’s all-time favourite childhood treat, this gelatinous dessert is the perfect remedy to ingest (don’t choke) on a hot sunny day along with a side nostalgia.

Food Republic

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3. Kong Guan

Us locals take our Paus very seriously. You can almost find all sorts of Paus with different fillings from sweet to savoury right here in Singapore. Tell us what is your favourite steamy snack in the comment section below.

Kong Guan

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4. Koka

Made with whole purple grains and 100% steam-baked, these Purple Wheat Noodles are naturally rich in anthocyanins and lower in fat. They also come in a range of refreshing flavours guaranteed to “instantly” please even the most discerning and health-conscious of noodle lovers!


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5. Kueh Ho Jiak

Kueh Ho Jiak literally translates to “very delicious kueh” and it sure is! Savour the great taste of their freshly made kuehs made using healthy ingredients with no preservatives or artificial colouring added.

Kueh Ho Jiak

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6. Pine Garden

They specialise in making old favourites shine anew. And with more than 34 years of history in making cakes and baked goods, Pine Garden’s recipes comes right from the heart.

Pine Garden

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7. Proofer Boulangerie & Patisserie

With outlets spread across almost every corner in Singapore, surely you would have caught a whiff of Proofer’s freshly baked pizza somewhere somehow. But check out some of their patisserie and baked goods too, they are yummy, we can vouch for it.

Proofer Boulangerie & Patisserie

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8. Rive Gauche

One of the longest standing Japanese-French inspired patisserie around in Singapore since 1992, they have been making macarons before it even became a “millennial thing”.  Chomp down on this raspberry beauty with a chocolatey ganache filling.

Rive Gauche

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9. Swee Choon Tim Sum Restaurant

Move over Liu Shao Bao (Salted Egg Yolk Bun), because the newer and more innovative Sweet Potato Custard Bun is here to stay. Recently launched at Swee Choon, we hope that this yummy purple ball of molten salted egg yolk would become a permanent item on its menu, pretty please.

Swee Choon Tim Sum Restaurant

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*All images shot on Nikon D7500

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