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  • “Cooking is not about being the best or most perfect cook, but rather it is about sharing the table with family and friends.” ~ Skye Gyngell

    Restaurants and food reviews reflect my personal taste experience. One man's meat is another man's poison. What I like and dislike may be in conflict with your opinion. To each his own.

    The recipes I provide have been tried, tested and adjusted to my family's preference. On seasoning of food; when in doubt, less is more.

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Nothing Beats How My Korean Drama Princess Enters The World!

There’s nothing more dramatic if not traumatic on the arrival of our little princess TaeRi about the way she enters the world! Valerie said that the pavement onto which she had given birth was like a homicide scene! In retrospect, it could actually be quite daunting if one were to stumble on it when the … Continue reading

Surprise! I’m TaeRi 태리 :)

But… But… There was no appointment. Can you believe it? The stork delivered without making prior arrangement! This has never happened to anyone in my family (extended inclusive) even though Vanessa, my younger daughter, was nearly born before arrival nearly 3 decades ago. In Australia, around four to five in 1,000 births are recorded as … Continue reading

The Image Of Thought

“People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.” ~ Soren Kierkegaard Below is an image from my recent photo-walk in Singapore. I was looking to my right when I saw a chef having his break time at an alley behind the restaurant where he works. He … Continue reading

Shrimp Fried Rice 虾仁炒饭

Fried Rice (Chinese Chao Fan (炒饭), Thai Kao Pad (ข้าวผัด), and Malay Nasi Goreng) is a popular All-Day food item in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Although I am not a big fan of fried rice, I’ll gladly whip up this delicious chow for our house party or potluck (hint: invite me to yours). It is … Continue reading