Red House Seafood Restaurant 小红楼

It was the early 80s and I was out on an official date. The boyfriend then brought me to a “kampong” feel seafood restaurant called Xiao Hong Lou (小红楼) meaning Little Red Pavilion. I had always thought their chilli crabs to be the best and liked it even better than that of Kheng Luck, a … Continue reading

Old Geylang – Exotic Or Erotic Comestibles?

As a gourmand, I am always hungry to try new eateries and food. While the restaurants or cuisine may not be exactly au courant to the rest of the foodie community (non-bloggers inclusive), they still seem ‘modernistic’ to me as I am not up-to-date with our local makan scene. A newbie at food blogging (I … Continue reading

Old Town White Coffee 旧街场白咖啡

Kay and I have been searching the illusive slice fish hor fun that Lily was talking about somewhere near Chun Tin Road. We drove two rounds and couldn’t find the shop. In the end we settled for Old Town White Coffee when we saw most of the nearby shops closing up for the night. We … Continue reading

Whampoa Food Street (KENG) – Fish Head Steamboat Restaurant

I have been suffering migraine for the past couple of days. I couldn’t sleep well, tossing on my bed in my darkened room, staring at the ceiling and counting sheep. A clap of thunder broke the silence and I was awakened… Excited, actually! You see, I love the rain. The rumbling sky and lightning promised … Continue reading

Red Star Restaurant 红星酒家

饮水思源 “When you drink water, remember the source”. These were the exact words from Tony Johor Kaki, my idol food blogger. When I’m around him, he looks out for me. Tony on his facebook page: “Last night, I was at the venerable, iconic Red Star restaurant in Singapore. It was like a dream come true … Continue reading

Basilico – Culinary Drama

With so much going on in my children’s working lives, it is hard to have lunch together as a family. I was secretly hoping to entice them for a Sunday brunch since forever and finally we did have one just this past Sunday. My post on Dolcetto by Basilico and subsequent take-aways of their desserts … Continue reading

8 Degrees Taiwanese Bistro 八度空间

These are some of the popular items that reflects a small portion of Taiwanese street food cuisine 台湾特色小吃: Dinner is never complete without dessert 🙂 We eat daily and sometimes, choosing what to eat can be a difficult decision especially in Singapore where the choice is endless… Ken texted to ask if I would like … Continue reading

Tuna Baguette

Tuna Baguette Recipe (serves 2) Ingredients: 1 small crusty French Baguette, sliced down the center lengthwise. 1 canned Tuna (in Oil or Water, I used Chunk Light). Mayonnaise, to taste (full or low fat, I used full fat) . Salt, to taste. Pepper, to taste (coarsely ground Black Peppercorns or White Pepper Powder). ¼ cup … Continue reading

Hong Kong Street Zhen Bao Ji Cze Char 香港街珍宝記煮炒

It was a mundane weekday (a couple of weeks ago), we had wanted to go to Johor this night but Peter’s iPhone app showed massive traffic jam at the Causeway. We detoured and Plan B quickly came into action. Peter suggested having dinner somewhere near West Coast Road so we could go to RSYC for … Continue reading

Bonjour!

I was replying to some comments on my Facebook page when Tyng came on around midnight and asked why I was not sleeping and what was I doing. I told her I was making honey wings and congee. Oh well, making sounds like I’m cooking from scratch but I was actually microwaving pre-cooked frozen wings … Continue reading