Hi Tea @ Crowne Plaza Hotel Changi Terminal 3

Ross was telling me that one time, May received a bottle of teelseed oil from her brother for her birthday. “What the heck is teelseed?” Well, teelseed is actually the seed of sesame! And in Asia, sesame oil is the queen of oils, full of nutritional and therapeutic benefits. Many consider it as food-medicine and … Continue reading

The Bonding Tool @ The Shilla Seoul 서울신라호텔

Our trip to Korea in May was for the purpose of taking pre-wedding photos of Ryan and Valerie but that didn’t stop us from exploring Seoul with whatever time we had on hand. In fact, we lived the days as if Armageddon was around the corner. The few days passed very quickly. It was, in … Continue reading

Chihuly Lounge @ The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore

Jerry’s back from Switzerland and we intended to do some catching up with tea followed by dinner but we weren’t that lucky! Firstly, The French Stall (TFS) that I wanted to go for tea was closed on Mondays and secondly, so was Sik Bao Sin (our dinner venue). We only knew that TFS was not … Continue reading

Elegant Grand Astor High Tea

Singapore is a tiny red dot on the world map. Even so, an appointment to catch up with your friends can take months to materialize. Space Donut and I had been making, postponing and rearranging a gathering for months now. We finally got round to it on Monday, 24 hours after Mother’s Day. The venue … Continue reading

Hope(toun) is the Only Thing Greater Than Fear!

I’ve never liked sweets or confectionery (except for rich breads) even when I was a child, yet I’ve always had weight problems and have yo-yo-ed for 30 years. Since my teens, I have been obsessed with weight loss and the weight watchers’ diet. I was always diligent in exercising and kept my meals healthy, until … Continue reading

Do Not Scorn My Scones

Eat them warm with butter, clotted cream and jam. During a recent trip to Gold Coast, Vanessa bought a couple of scones at a restaurant near our hotel, but was disappointed with them. Since we had some spare time tonight, we decided to take a stroll to Woolsworth at QV Mall to grab some ingredients … Continue reading