If you are planning to visit Arashiyama and love unajyu, please include Hirokawa in your itinerary! Having been around since 1967, the famous traditional eel restaurant is now located in a beautifully designed sukiya (wooden architecture) building right across the street from
Every time I mention my favourite Nam Kee chicken rice shop at Upper Thomson Road to people, they always confuse it with Wee Nam Kee chicken rice (located at United Square now). They are N-O-T the same. For as long
Ever since I stopped working, I have had the time in the morning to make a bento for the husband to take to work whenever the mood strikes me. I don’t pack one everyday, only whenever I feel inspired, which could
When I was researching on what to eat in Kyoto, a tofu kaiseki meal kept popping up. So I wrote to Hotel Mume, the hotel where we were staying at in Kyoto, to ask them to recommend us a good
Recently, I discovered this stall selling Teochew minced pork noodles in a coffeeshop at Seng Poh Road in Tiong Bahru. Besides the minced pork noodles stall, the other occupants of the coffeeshop houses include the well-known Loo’s Hainanese Curry Rice,
Update: Omotesando Koffee is no longer operating in Kyoto. We came out of the Nishiki Market, strolled along the shopping streets along Shijo-dori and saw the words ‘Omotesando Koffee’ on the window of a department store. We sailed into the store.
At the famous Kyoto Nishiki food market. The market is a long, narrow, and covered walkway flanked by little shops selling cooked food, fresh, frozen and pickled food, Japanese snacks and groceries on both sides. We visited the market on
I was inspired to make these cabbage rolls after watching Kekkon Dekinai Otoko (“The Man Who Cannot Get Married”) for the umpteenth time. The dish appeared in a scene and it looked soooo delicious, I searched for a recipe online
Visiting a dessert shop in Kyoto was one of the things that I wanted to do. It was right at the top of the to-do list. Unfortunately, due to the long queues, our experience with these dessert shops was not
I saw a photo of hand-pulled Shaanxi noodles from a Chinese noodle joint (called Xi An Xiao Chi Chuan Mai Dian) in Pearl’s Centre in my Instagram feed and I just had to go and try it for myself! I
I made these popsicles with freshly-squeezed orange juice, using popsicle moulds from Ikea. They are great for the super hot weather. I am going to make more of these popsicles using grapefruit juice, pear juice and mango puree! Easy to
After doing my marketing at Tiong Bahru market one morning last week, I decided to check out the Bakery Chef at Bukit Merah Central (Blk 161 Bukit Merah Central), which is just a short drive away from where I was.
Yesterday, I attended a two-hour baking class at Maple and Market to learn how to make mango tartlets. (I have lost count of the number of classes I have attended at the bakery.) The instructor for the mango tartlet class