Liberation Wrappers & Sliders

My camera has been sent for repair and the service centre promised to get it fixed as soon as possible and I can’t wait for its return and liberate me. Photography as a hobby has in a way gave me lots of creative freedom. Yesterday, I dug up my old Canon Ixus 860 and was … Continue reading

Hungry But Lazy? Let Your Fingers Do The Walking!

The year end festive season does leave one drained but it’s not over yet, not for the Chinese anyway. I can already hear the galloping hooves of the Wood Horse! The Lunar New Year is fast approaching! Prior to the steed’s arrival, it is customary for us to tidy up our house. This involves major … Continue reading

Sauce Bar @ Esplanade

Hi My name is Samantha Han and friends call me Sam or Semi. Food is a powerful bonding tool easily employed by anyone who will spend some time cooking and/or eating with their loved ones. Old friendships are refreshed and new acquaintances established. Happy cooking, eating and bonding! And nobody does it better that night, … Continue reading

Faber Bistro

Faber Bistro serves a small mix of International cuisine including Italian fare, German sausages and western dishes. The view from the uber chic hilltop den’s al fresco dining area is awesome! The prices are reasonable. Service is friendly. An ideal place for romantic date? Not quite as tables are spaced quite closely but it sure … Continue reading

Pizza Box – Let The Burger Sizzle!

This is the final installment of my second food trail with Tony of Tony Johor Kaki. He’s now in KL sitting as a panelist at the forum on Malaysian Street Food organised by the Management and Science University in Shah Alam, Selangor. He confided in me when we were on the way home on his recent … Continue reading

Pizza Box – Parma Ham Pizza Rocks!

The rain stopped. Tony and I made our way to our final destination. We arrived in good time at 3pm, as per our schedule, to meet Alan Chan. You may remember Alan from Nan Bei Restoran 南北 where Tony, Tyng and I enjoyed delicacies cooked by his parents. With the same generosity showered upon us … Continue reading

The Artsy Affair

I was supposed to go for the National Day Flypast and Fireworks with Paul, today being the last rehearsal, but plans got changed when Dad and Bro came to Van’s first exhibition. This is the beginning of her career. She has a long way to go and I will be there for her. Happy celebrating … Continue reading

When 19’s Not A Crowd!

When is 19 not a crowd? When like-minded people gather together for a common destiny! Recently, I had the priviledge to be invited to join a closed group Photography Khaki in Facebook. As the name clearly clued you, it’s a group for aspiring and experienced photographers sharing their passion. As of my writing, they have quickly … Continue reading

Versatile Salsa Recipe

Fresh Tomato Salsa Recipe Ingredients: 3 medium sized ripe but firm Fresh Tomatoes, diced (remove seeds). ½-1 Red Onion, finely diced (depends on size, about half portion of tomatoes). 1 Jalapeño Chilli Pepper (stems, ribs, seeds removed), finely diced (or a few dashes of Tabasco sauce). Juice of one Lime or ½ Lemon (to your desire, … Continue reading

V Day!

How would you feel if someone tells you bluntly in your face that they think your child is slow and will not be able to make it into a mainstream school? Well, my daughter’s teacher said that right smack in my face, when my little girl was 9 years old. I was at home preparing … Continue reading