Iron Man Keef

Unhappy with our first lopsided waffle portions the last time, Keef decided to show the iron who the master is. For two days in a row, he made waffles and they were perfect… well, according to him that is. The above was ironed yesterday. I asked him why the waffle looked chao ta (burnt in … Continue reading

You Can Be My 슈퍼스타 !

The title of this post “You Can Be My 슈퍼스타 (Superstar) !” is aptly given because the restaurant’s name Super Star K has become our favourite place for Korean BBQ – the reason being value for money and it opens till late which fits our late night dinner (after work) schedule. The service is attentive … Continue reading

Nian Gao – 年年高升

Nian Gao, the name of this cake symbolises 年年高升 – The word Nian “年” (year) and Gao “糕” (gao = cake) sounds like “高” (gao = tall/height); the pun is played to wish “May you achieve greater heights every year!” Another play on the pun is the word Nian “年” (nian = year) sounds like … Continue reading

Big Breakfast @ Mart 130

Size does matters! The portions are generous enough to keep you energized throughout the day. Happy break fasting 🙂

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