Home Is Where My Dad Is

Usually, a “reunion” dinner is served on the night of Mid-Autumn Festival just before the indulgence of mooncakes, pomelo and Chinese tea, but my dad cooked us lunch on Sunday knowing that we’ll all be working on Monday. Valerie came into my room and announced that it was time to go to Gong Gong’s house … Continue reading

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

Kimbab 김밥

Kimbab or Gimbab? In Korean it is 김밥 (kim = seaweed, bab = rice) – written with consonnant “K” and pronounced as “G”. Confusing isn’t it? Many people mistook kimbab for maki at first sight. It is futile to argue the origin of this dish (Japanese or Korean?) so I shall not tread into this argument … Continue reading