Claypot Chicken Rice Recipe (Rice Cooker Version) 砂煲鸡饭 / 瓦煲飯 (电饭锅版食谱)

Some of my kitchen utensils were not brought over when we moved back to Singapore so lacking claypot (actually I found my claypot but the lid is missing), the only way I can cook this dish is by using the electric rice cooker. I have provided 3 ways to cook this recipe and am very … 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

Teochew Braised Pork Belly and Duck Rice (滷肉滷鴨飯)

Braising is often used extensively in the cuisines of Asia, particularly Chinese cuisine, where dark and light soy sauce  are the primary seasoning in the rich brown braising liquid. 5-spice and sometimes Chinese herbs may be used. Braised foods are usually meat/poultry based. Dried seafood and dried shitake mushrooms are also common main ingredients for … 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

Happy Mother’s Day Celebration @ Imperial Treasure Super Peking Duck Restaurant

We celebrated Mother’s Day yesterday (I had trouble with Flickr so “yesterday” was few days ago) on Sunday, 10th May 2015. This year’s Mother’s Day is very special to me because it was the last time I’ll have exclusivity of this event with my immediate family. It would be hard in future when my girls have … Continue reading

Mas Bowoo Near Mall Malioboro In Yogyakarta

Almost all our lunch were consumed in the bus in between journeys to the different locations for our photography sessions. This was the second trip (first experience was *Bromo) I had food served this way. The experience was similar to eating on flight sans the tray table on the back of seats, our bags or … Continue reading

Eve of Renri At Imperial Treasure Super Peking Duck!

25th Feb 2015 or the 7th day in the Lunar Calendar – 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 nowadays, we have started Lo Hei-ing even before the first day of CNY. Last night, I … Continue reading

Maxwell Food Centre

Making 100 friends is not a miracle. The miracle is to make a single friend who will stand by your side even hundreds are against you. – Anonymous I had two angels with me yesterday. We finished our project and went on our way to eat. Z had eaten a few hours ago at the … Continue reading

Flies And Lies

WARNING: Do not continue reading this post if you are entomophobic. I fell sick after consuming too much durians. I guess my body is not used to the “heatiness”. Paul was alarmed when I told him that the night we met for Supermoon. He defended, “Don’t tell me you were sick because of the durians. … Continue reading

Heng Long Teochew Porridge 兴隆潮洲糜

A greeting in Singapore is not “hello” or “how are you?” It is usually “吃包沒?” or “Jiak Ba Buay?” in Hokkien or Teochew (exact words except for the dialectal accent employed) which translates to “Have you eaten?” According to Vinns, a Malaysian friend, this greeting was brought down by our ancestors during the Great Famine … Continue reading