Foodie friends have been telling me about how we must go to eat at several places in Ubud – Ibu Oka (babi guling), Babek Bengil (crispy duck), Naughty Nuri’s (char-grilled ribs and potent vodka martinis). One of the resort staff also recommended that we visit Ibu
Pen cai (or poon choy), Tunglok Classics We had our reunion dinners this weekend. With my side of the family – at Mom’s place. With my in-laws – at Imperial Treasures. For reunion dinner with my in-laws, we usually have steamboat (which I
Last year, a good friend brought back half-a-dozen Red Velvet cupcakes (light chocolate cupcakes with cream cheese frosting) from Sprinkles in San Francisco (Palo Alto, to be exact) for me to try. Lucky me! Otherwise, it may be a very long time coming before
My sister-in-law’s mom-in-law made this for my niece’s one-month old party and it was delicious. It was cooked in the sweet-ish style that I like (as opposed to the sourish sort). I have to learn how to make this! While I
Garden Street Kway Chap, Serangoon Gardens Food Centre Garden Street Kway Chap has always been my favourite place to go to for a kway chap fix. I know they are not the best in Singapore for kway chap but it is still one
I wasn’t planning on a ‘Part IV’…. This is what happens when I try to multi-task. I screw up.
Finally. It is finished. The first round, I mean. I wanted to give up after botching the dough the first time. I put it all down to my Mom’s cryptic instructions. What does “6 eggs, want 5 egg yolks, 1/2
Some progress here – cooked the pineapple over low fire with rock sugar for over an hour to get a sticky-sweet jam. Received a couple of tips re pineapple juice: Make pina colada or leave it in the pot with
I said it. There is no turning back now. In my entire life, I have not bought pineapple tarts from the stores before. Having grown up on my mother’s pineapple tarts, I did not have any strong desire to buy
The vegetables look sadly wilted as they had been sitting around for a while – after I was done with cooking, I realised that I had forgotten to turn on the rice cooker…… Just like how I don’t understand why there are some people who
Haemul Pajeon (‘haemul’ – seafood; ‘pajeon’ – pancake) The haemul pajeon served by Red Pig, a Korean eatery at Amoy St run by two Korean ahjummas, is by far the tastiest that I’ve eaten in Singapore. The pajeon is very crispy on the outside and the insides filled with
Can I be utterly shameless and proclaim my mom’s cooking to be the best on this planet? I guess not.
‘Agent Strawberry’ – Once Upon A Milkshake Not very fond of strawberries (unless they are Korean strawberries) but I like strawberry milkshake. Alot. I still remember those days when going to McDonald’s for a happy meal meant having a strawberry milkshake,