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

Warong Jawa Nasi Lemak @ Bedok South Market and Food Centre

Sunday is undoubtedly family time for most Singaporeans. It is a day when most of the ordinary folks do their weekly wet-marketing, some with the whole jin gang of 3 generations along (see definition of a Wet Market and Whole Jin Gang in Singlish Dictionary, link provided below). In Singapore, most wet markets or “pasar” as … Continue reading

Changi Village Hawker Centre

Before setting foot on Pulau Ubin, we had substantial brunch so much so we thought we could do away with dinner. Big mistake! We did have enough drinks but the storm made us feel cold and hungry come nightfall. Yama was dreaming about having a cup of hot instant noodles! When Mr. Teck picked us … Continue reading

Toa Payoh Housing Estate 大巴窑

A good part of my younger days were spent growing up in Toa Payoh Lorong 2 when my maternal grandma (pictured below) lived there. I was trained at the Toa Payoh Swimming Complex but my drowning experiences stopped me from pursuing this sports even at leisure. Guess I was a fish out of water. I … Continue reading

Five & Dime Eatery

I was actually surprised that Mrs. Oh would stay out for coffee this late but we had room for some cakes after Chao Yue Xuan. We took the back lane but couldn’t find any parking along the residential estate so we went back onto the main road and voila, a spacious private free parking lot … Continue reading