No matter how much I love Japanese food, I start craving for spicy food after a while. I cannot go without my regular chili fix. The sort that burns my mouth and stomach, and makes me perspire so much that
Although Fukuoka is famous for its tonkotsu ramen, the most memorable noodles that I ate during my stay in Fukuoka was this delicious udon from a shop called Karo no Udon, located on Kokutai Road. A chef-friend recommended this udon
It took me four visits before I managed to eat a bowl of beef noodles from this stall run by a middle-aged Hainanese lady (not the one in the photograph above) at a corner coffeeshop at Tai Thong Crescent. I
I found a new thing to do, and that is making yoghurt. I love eating yoghurt, especially Greek yoghurt with honey and granola. But eating store-bought yoghurt regularly costs quite a bit of money, so I thought about making it.
It is so much easier for me to eat better when I am not working. I have the time and energy to prepare vegetable and fruit smoothies for breakfast, or whenever I feel hungry during the day. I eat lesser
Now that I am not working, my form of retail therapy is visiting the wet market and supermarket several times a week. I don’t have to jostle with the crowds during the weekdays, which allows me plenty of opportunity to
I am very fond of fruit tarts. My earliest memories of fruit tarts are the ones sold in Delifrance. I ate these tarts very often when I was in junior college, at a time when a tart costs $1.80.
On the third day of Chinese New Year, after completing our Chinese New Year visiting, we left on a 5D4N getaway to Lombok. Late last year, we started looking around for a resort in the region for a short vacation,
At the urging of a good friend, I signed up for a baking class at Dulcet & Studio, Tampopo’s new restaurant-cum-studio at Liang Court, one of my favourite malls because it houses Mediya, Nirai Kanai and Shin Yeh. I love
We went to the newly refurbished Changi Village Food Centre to grab some local breakfast that comes in a combo of oily and unhealthy, but super-delicious food. That’s a plate of black carrot cake for me and a bowl of
I love drinking sujeonggwa, a Korean drink made with dried persimmons, ginger and cinnamon. It is quite a strong-tasting drink and not many people I know like it, unless you enjoy ginger and cinnamon. I find the drink very refreshing
My friends organised a Brunello dinner over the weekend. We had an all-Italian menu whipped up by C (thanks, Chef!), with the exception of the champagne that I contributed towards pre-dinner cocktails. Why did I not think of bringing a
During last year’s Christmas festive season, I visited Shop Wonderland’s new digs at 37 Haji Lane twice, once with the husband and the other time with my cousin. They moved from their previous shop in Haji Lane to a larger