Carat Cake Recipe With Coconut, Pineapple, & Walnuts

Back in the days when there-was-no-life-before-social-media (oh really?), when human communications were not maintained through social status updates and responses in the form of likes, pluses or retweets and reciprocal engagements, back when internet was a whole new world to me, where I could buy recipes for US$5 sent via mailto (subscribed user@pacific.net), I stumbled … Continue reading

Don’t Overbake Them, Brownies!

Question: Who lives by these rules? 1. Never quit. 2. Be yourself. 3. Don’t put too much flour in your brownies. My father was invited to visit her a few times after that. Once, he had heard that she was recovering from a serious car accident, and he stopped by to drop off a package … Continue reading

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

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe 柠檬蛋白塔

“Lemon meringue pie is a type of baked pie, usually served for dessert, made with a crust usually shortcrust pastry, lemon custard filling and a fluffy meringue topping.” – Wikipedia Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe Ingredients: 1x 9-inch Pie Crust (you can make pie crust from scratch or use store-bought but make sure it is baked … Continue reading

Prima Deli’s Lava Cheese Tarts and Salted Yolk Lava Cheese Tarts

Remember I talked about salted egg yolk and gooey lava craze in Singapore’s F&B industry? Well, it has finally hit our local bakery scene of late from eastern liu sar bao to western croissants and now, Lava Cheese Tarts and a variant Salted Yolk Lava Cheese Tarts! Launched on 8th April 2016, the Lava Cheese … Continue reading

The Bridge Bistro & Beacon Bar @ RSYC

I have been to the Republic Of Singapore Yacht Club several times for karaoke and drinks but it was usually late at night, after The Bridge Bistro & Beacon Bar were closed for business. Last November, I had the chance to savour, no, devour is more likely, their substantial fare. The river cobbler (or bassa to … Continue reading

Chocolate Coconut Oil Cake Recipe

TJ, my grandson, is suspected to be allergic to dairy products so Valerie has to adjust to strict non-dairy diet since she is still breastfeeding him. It is a little inconvenient when eating out but we can still indulge. Last week, Valerie made some chocolate cake and gave me a slab. The cake tasted even … Continue reading

Man Cheuam (Thai-style Steamed Cassava) Recipe

Man Cheuam is a typical Thai-style steamed tapioca (cassava) dessert that comes with Coconut Cream. Besides Red Ruby, it is also one of my favourite and must-have desserts when dining in a Thai eatery or restaurant if they offer it. Ingredients: 500gm Tapioca, peeled and cut into 5cm length 1/2 cup White Sugar 1 cup … 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

Sunrise Bistro & Bar

I was invited for a media food tasting event held at Sunrise Bistro & Bar. Helmed by 41 year-old Executive Chef & Owner Vincent Teng with an impressive 22-year culinary experience, Sunrise Bistro & Bar specialises in serving casual French fare cooked with a contemporary twist and a fine blend of creativity peppered with Asian … Continue reading