Fried Mee Sua (Misua) Recipe 炒面线食谱

In one of my trips to Malaysia, I got hold of a large packet of handmade Mee Sua from Malacca. We usually make noodle soup with minced pork balls out of it but this time, I decided to fry them. “The earliest written record of noodles is from a book dated to the Han dynasty … Continue reading

Lessons From My Grandson

My elder grandson turned 18 months today. No longer the centre of his parents’ universe with the arrival of his younger sibling but he’s maturing… Taejin has taught me kindness by sharing his binky, which by the way is his most prized possession, straight from his mouth and popping it into his crying baby brother’s … Continue reading

Renri (人日) Brings Me Tae Yang 태양 To Cherish And Love!

Today is 人日 (Renri) and therefore in accordance to the Chinese legend, it is everybody’s birthday! It is also the official day to 捞起 (Lo Hei). But you know what? My elder daughter is now in the maternity ward coz the stork is delivering my second grandson! Tae Jin is now a hyung, meaning big … Continue reading

Ngoh Hiang Recipe (五香滷肉卷)

Ngoh Hiang (五香滷肉卷) is 5-spiced pork rolls wrapped with translucent beancurd skin, a sheet different from those for making gingko barley dessert soup. Ngoh Hiang is great as an entrée or appetiser as well as a potluck dish for parties! Ngoh Hiang is a traditional must-have item at almost every Chinese New Year celebrating households … Continue reading

TBT Wishes You A Merry Christmas And A Happy New Year!

Time really flies and year end is always the busiest with lots of birthday celebrations and festivities! With work commitments, Vanessa could only join us after work at around 7+ in the evening (please be reminded it is a Saturday and Christmas eve to boot). Christmas eve is naturally one of the busiest day for … Continue reading

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

Whopping Good Time At Wo Peng Cantonese Cuisine 和平宴!

I was pretty excited about the media invite on 7th January 2016 to taste Chef Julian Tam’s Chinese New Year offerings. I have seen some promotions of Wo Peng on Groupon deals and they were always sold out. This was a great chance for me to get acquainted with some of Chef Tam’s signature dishes … Continue reading

I Will Always Miss You… Yup, Yup, Yap!

Most of you who follow my blog know that I have not been posting as frequently as I used to. Many think that I was busy because of my grandson’s arrival. That was partly true but actually my mind was in turmoil. I had lots of food pictures but no texts to accompany them. On … Continue reading

Confinement Snacking After Snapping!

The day Valerie checked out of the hospital, she was in tears. Although I tried to console her, she was unable to find peace until a professional tells her the same thing as I did. That made me recall how I treated my mom’s wisdom. New mothers forget their moms had brought them up healthy … Continue reading

Announcing The Arrival Of Tae Jin 태 진

On 12th August 2015, my grandson Tae Jin is born! I am jubilant! My first grandchild, an SG50 baby! He may be one of Singapore’s golden jubilee children but he is the one and only grandchild I have to date so you can imagine the kind of fuss and love I will be showering upon … Continue reading