Think that the traditional Malay snack, goreng pisang (fried banana fritters) is just simple and boring? Well, Cheezy Bananasss located at the iconic Golden Mile Food Centre has some innovative renditions to spice up your life.
Cheezy Bananasss offers a playful twist on conventional goreng pisang, adding grated cheddar cheese over the fried banana fritters.
They serve up wacky flavours such as Salted Egg Yolk, Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup and there’s even a Sushi goreng pisang with an optional side of wasabi on top of it.
These Classic Pisang (S$5/regular with 3 pieces and 1 flavour, S$8/large with 5 pieces and 1 flavour, S$18/jumbo with 12 pieces and up to 4 flavours) had a golden brown crispy crust on the outside, with sweet and creamy banana on the inside. The contrast in texture was very satisfying.
I went for the popular Peanut Butter flavour, which came with thick and creamy peanut butter. The nutty notes from the spread helped to lift the natural sweetness of the bananas.
The grated cheese on top added a sharp savoury flavour, but I found that the taste of the cheese was a little overwhelming and covered the natural flavour of the bananas.
Always game for something unique, I decided to try the