Bank On Sam’s Banger Gumbo Recipe!

I had wanted to update my previous Sam’s Hot & Piquant Gumbo Recipe post but there are so many photos, plus this sausage pasta version was so delicious, I think it deserves a post on its own! In case you do not already know, I love minced meat and thus the natural inclusion of sausages in my diet! … Continue reading

McDonald’s Breakfast? It Can Happen!

I went to Valerie’s earlier than usual as she had to attend to some work and when I arrived she was about to order breakfast from McDonald’s. “Hotcakes, mom?” “No, I’ll have a Double Quarter Pounder.” “Oh, that’s one of the regular items and only available after 11am.” “Hmmm… What other items do they have?” … Continue reading

Yan Ji Wei Wei Seafood Soup 炎记威威食品

We were on our way to Malacca, Malaysia to shoot the Malacca Straits Mosque but before that, we needed some foreign exchange and lunch. Steven said let’s go to Woodlands Centre a stone’s throw away from the immigration checkpoint, “There’s a great fish & seafood soup stall in the hawker centre that you may like”. … Continue reading

Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

The best thing about using sweet potatoes is that there’s natural sweetness in this root vegetable and we can air-fry or bake them, so we do not need to feel guilty about munching on this side dish unless you want to jazz them up with some cheese! Sweet Potato Fries Recipe Here’s what you’ll need: … Continue reading

Ministry Of Rojak By Abdhus Salam Rojak

We had Penang food for lunch that afternoon and looking around, I was amused by a signboard “Ministry of Rojak”. I had thought the shop to be selling music CDs (somehow the name brought to mind, Ministry of Sound) or different types of salad since rojak, to me, means “chap pa lang” (a bit of … 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

My Grandma’s Place 外婆家

Quick update: I have not met Chi Sao and Mike Tang in a while. Mike’s wife had delivered their firstborn, a son, about two months ago. How times flies! Chris said he has not done food photography and joined us on this ocassion. I had wanted Peranakan cuisine but Chi Sao complained that the restaurant … Continue reading

Macau – What’s Your Game Plan?

Food I skipped. Scenes along the way to and fro the airport and hotel while I was “trapped” there… I was having problems with the internet lately and could not post as often as I did but I had some 26 guests from Hong Kong the week before my trip to Macau (there are a … 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

Cockles And Noodles – Outram Park Fried Kway Teow Mee

There are several more places I have heard and would like to visit over the next few weeks or months. As mentioned, CKT is not the healthiest of food so I would like to pace myself in this adventure of finding the best of the lesser known. I have also not tasted the well known … Continue reading