Chalk Farm 24 Karat Edible Gold Dust Brownie.
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Chalk Farm 24 Karat Edible Gold Dust Brownie.

24 Karat Edible Gold Dust Brownie

24 Karat Edible Gold Dust Brownie from Chalk Farm, a cake company in Singapore. Don’t worry, it didn’t cost me an arm or leg. A kilo cost S$60 and this chunk was one of the 12 slices so it cost me only S$5. That said, how was the taste? Like any good old brownie should! … Continue reading

Woodlands Centre Yan Ji  Wei Wei Shi Pin Seafood Soup

Yan Ji Wei Wei Seafood Soup 炎记威威食品

We were on our way to Malacca, Malaysia to shoot the Malacca Straits Mosque but before that, we needed some foreign exchange and lunch. Steven said let’s go to Woodlands Centre a stone’s throw away from the immigration checkpoint, “There’s a great fish & seafood soup stall in the hawker centre that you may like”. … Continue reading

Onion Omelet.

Simple Chinese Home-styled Onion (Prawn) Omelet Recipe

We love eggs and we eat lots of eggs, especially omelet! Omelet is a popular and economical add-on to our multiple-dishes family meal. We have omelet with chye poh (preserved radish), omelet with minced pork, omelet with prawns, omelet with chili padi, spring onions, shredded carrots and onions (egg fuyong) and then there’s Valerie’s and … Continue reading

TJ Makes The Music Louder!

TJ Makes The Music Louder!

My children’s laughter is my favourite song. And TJ makes the music louder! TJ was diagnosed with milk protein allergy when he was born but he is outgrowing it. The recent blood test revealed that he is ready to be re-introduced to milk products and we are giving him food containing dairy in small doses. … Continue reading


Simple Guacamole Recipe

Being stuck in the kitchen with your loved ones really can be (it is, for my family) a great way to bond! While I was slicing and chopping, Valerie assembled the bits and shreds I had prepared. She whipped up pulled pork and fried calamari from scratch, pan-fried the chorizo and made sambal belacan mayo … Continue reading

Singapore-styled Mee Siam

Prima Taste’s Mee Siam Sauce Kit

I am a big fan of Prima Taste Meal Sauce Kits. I loved their Singapore Curry the best! The other day, we had a craving for Mee Siam and got one package from Prima Taste. “Mee siam, which means “Siamese noodle” in Malay, is a dish of thin rice vermicelli popular in Singapore and Malaysia. … Continue reading

Thai Crispy Crabmeat Omelette Recipe.

Thai Crispy Crabmeat Omelette Recipe

To make the basic crispy Thai omelette (ไข่เจียว ; khai jiaao), the trick is to heat the oil in saucepan until the oil is screaming hot and start to smoke lightly. Then slowly drizzle in the beaten fluffy egg mixture into the hot oil, allowing them to puff up. Thai Crispy Crabmeat Omelette Recipe. What … Continue reading

Steamed Pomfret.

Chinese Home-style Steamed Fish

Fishing this weekend? Try steaming your fresh catch! It’s a healthier cooking method than deep-frying. It has a light and clean taste and most importantly, it is yummilicious! Spoon the hot broth onto a bowl of steamed white rice and you will know what I mean. Slurp burp! 😄 Here’s an idea on how to … Continue reading

Bibimbap (비빔밥) .

Let’s Cook 비빔밥 ! (Bibimbap Recipe)

Valerie, “Let’s cook 비빔밥!” We did a last minute shopping for the ingredients and many were not available. Neither could we find the dolsot pots so we used normal bowls instead, and reserved the “authentic” stainless steel for the Korean man in our home, hahaha…😀 “Bibimbap (비빔밥) is a signature Korean dish. The word literally means … Continue reading

Two years ago on 8th May, Valerie & Ryan flew to Korea for their wedding photography. Now they are busy with their earlier than expected gift from the stork!

2 Years Ago Today!

Who would have guessed that 2 years ago today, I would be celebrating Mother’s Day as a grandma! While I am still unsure about liking the upgrade of my status, I am definitely delighted with my little cheeky TJ. He’s such a bundle of joy and I do cherish every minute whenever I take care … Continue reading