Curry In A Hurry!

With a busy lifestyle bogged with not-yet-clingy-but-starting-to-show-sign baby TJ, Valerie has to be equipped with instant meal recipes beside ramen to feed Ryan! Here’s a time-saving dish we made not too long ago and we have used the same method for our fish curry a week later and both proved to be delicious! Curry In … Continue reading

Thai Express @ Esplanade

“Harvest Han Sai Por Like one who sows and nurtures seeds with love and care, Han has pursued her art-making with perseverance and dedication. Han’s signature stone sculptures always exude an intense, quiet determination beneath the solidity of the material; a sense of undying love for and obligation to the natural environment is apparent and … Continue reading

Thai Pavilion Restaurant

Happy New Year Everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful festive season. I have been taking a break from blogging and now it’s time to get back on track! My first meals in 2016 were coincidentally modern Thai cuisine! The first day of new year was suggested by Vanessa and the second day was … Continue reading

Gin Khao – Thai Street Delights And More!

Some eat to live but I live love to eat 😉 Our transcultural * greetings of “Jiak ba buay?”, “Sik bao mei?”, “Sudah makan?” or “吃包沒?” meaning “Have you eaten?” takes the place of the conventional “How are you?” That’s says quite a lot about us, doesn’t it? “Dining out in Singapore is more than … Continue reading

Celebrating The Golden Jubilee With A Big Bang!

Singapore turns 50 today and this year, we are celebrating the golden jubilee with a big bang! According to the *Big Bang model, the universe expanded from an extremely dense and hot state and continues to expand today. So is my grandson (although conceived from a different big bang, lol…) who’s due in August! I … Continue reading

The Roti Prata House

The Roti Prata House is always packed during late night and especially the weekends for those craving for *southern Indian street food cuisine. How do I know? That’s because I’ve witnessed it first hand on the few occasions I went there after my macro sessions since it is opened 24 hours during the weekends. The … Continue reading

Shiok Food At Blk 86 Bedok North Street 4

Exactly one week ago, Mark invited me to join Alvin and himself for lunch. I had been asking around and have heard that Fei Lao’s horfun has one of the most intense wok hei in Singapore and that was where we were headed! Mark gave me the address but I had no idea then that … Continue reading

Ambeng Cafe by Ummi Abdullah @ East Village

The only Nasi Ambeng I have had were from Mamanda but the last few months, I have been seeing posts on Facebook raving about it from other establishments but I am particularly interested in Ambeng Cafe by Ummi Abdullah @ East Village. “Nasi ambeng or Nasi ambang is a fragrant rice dish consists of white … Continue reading

Ayam Kalio Recipe

Did you know that Ayam Kalio is actually compromised rendang?!!! A proper rendang has no gravy, just very thick moist glob of cooked spices. Therefore, Kalio is only cooked half way through the rendang process with some sauce. So what is half-way? The minute the chicken is tender and oil separates from the coconut gravy, … Continue reading

Seafood Masak Lemak Cili Padi Recipe

Recently, I received a “thank you” comment on one of the recipes I shared. That reminded me I still had a packet of the rempah in the freezer. Since I also had some frozen prawns and mussels, I decided to do a variation of the dish Ayam Masak Lemak Cili Padi and replaced the chicken … Continue reading