Meiji – You Crack Me Up!

Established in Singapore since 1974, Meiji is one of my favourite snack food brands. For 41 years, Meiji has been supplying Singaporeans with cute tidbits and tasty dairy products, and from Singapore to over 50 countries around the world. I remember Yan Yan and Hello Panda as some of my children’s favourite treats although they … Continue reading

PBT In An Alien Heartbeat!

My recipe post on Thai Duck Red Curry had Michael at http://alien-heartbeat.com/, commenting the next day… “Learning to cook by telephone from one’s mother – well, I have to admit, that’s how I learnt some of her signature dishes.” To which I asked, “so what’s your signature dish, Michael?” Nearly a week later when I … Continue reading

Mee Jian Kueh (Honey-comb Pancakes)

Fill it up with anything you fancy – sweet or savoury! Some call these Mi(n) Jian Kueh, Ban Chang Kueh and to the Indonesians they are Martabak. Another very popular breakfast and tea time snack in Singapore and Malaysia, usually filled with roasted chopped peanuts and sugar. The Indonesians have a savoury version with minced … Continue reading