The Bakery Chef

Coffee culture is growing in Singapore and little cafes are sprouting up everywhere. Where they were once confined in Orchard Road, they are now available anywhere there’s human traffic. The dense and dry Red Velvet here failed to impress me but their Rainbow Cake was definitely better than the more expensive (S$12) and vibrant-looking cake … Continue reading

Lady M® Confections @ One Fullerton, Singapore

I did an introductory post on Lady M® Confections @ Marina Square recently when Vanessa and Sebastian went there. The photos of the cakes looked so good I’d promised myself to visit it soon. Last Sunday after a family meal of Japanese steamboat at Orchard Central, I finally got to Lady M® Confections @ One … Continue reading

Lady M® Confections @ Marina Square

Uber chic bakeries, cafes and pâtisseries are sprouting like mushrooms in Singapore these couple of years and Lady M® from New York’s Upper East Side (founded in 2001) has broken into Asia and Singapore like a whirlwind. Who is she? I have no idea currently but will find out for myself asap after this Easter holiday. … Continue reading

Moonlight Cake House @ Jalan Sutera, Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Mark asked, “Are you ready to eat the curry now or do you want to have coffee first?” “Erhm… Coffee and cakes?” I said timidly as I do not know if Mark’s diet would allow such indulgences. “Great! I know just the place.” “Wait, I have to dapau the chicken!” I walked over from Restoran … Continue reading

French Toasts

French Toasts Recipe (serves 4-6) Ingredients: 4 Eggs (60g). 1 teaspoon Sugar. A pinch of Salt. A few dashes of Cinnamon Powder. 200 – 250ml Fresh Milk (skimmed or full fat). 10 – 12 slices White Bread, cut into triangles. Unsalted Butter, enough for pan-frying. Canadian Maple Syrup for serving. More Butter and Sugar & … Continue reading

Liu Sar Bun @ Barcook Bakery

I was helping Seong when he started his Korean language school in Singapore last year and during my stint there, I discovered quite a few good eateries and restaurants around Tanjong Pagar Road. It’s been a while since I ate there so I am actually looking forward to today. When I did get into a … Continue reading

Simply Bread

Food for thought

Braised Pork Belly 魯肉

Scald the pork belly with hot water for a few minutes until they turn opaque and rinse well. If you have time, marinate the pork and mushrooms overnight with all the spices and half the seasoning, except water and hard boiled eggs. The next day, bring it out from the fridge and onto the stove, … Continue reading