Hey Mambo

Italian Meatballs Ingredients: 450g Beef, ground. 225g Pork, ground. 1 Egg, large. ½ cup Parmesan Cheese, grated. ½ cup Breadcrumbs (dry). ¼ – ½ cup Milk (mix in slowly till enough to bind). ½ teaspoon Salt (or to taste). ½ – 1 teaspoon Oregano, dried. ¼ cup fresh Parsley, chopped (or 1 – 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

Getaways I Can Afford

It took us nearly two hours from Johor Bahru to Yong Peng. I have no idea if that’s the normal duration for this route or that my friend was driving at snail’s pace but I was told I could have lunch in half an hour’s time after we crossed the Singapore – Malaysia customs! From … Continue reading

Bomba Paella Bar

Adrian, Yap and I were supposed to eat Peking duck about a month ago but somehow, we would take turns falling sick or busy with a project and we couldn’t meet up. The day came when all 3 of us could go for dinner but I had just eaten PD two days before with Lim. … 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

Dedicated To The One I Love

Since my return to Singapore, I hardly have a chance to properly catch up with my siblings. So tonight, after Sejong has closed for the day, my children flocked to a neighbourhood pub and spent an enjoyable evening catching up with their favourite uncle! You remember Nic, my brother, who’d flown to Australia for  my … 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


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

Roast Pork Belly 脆皮燒肉

Roast Pork Belly Recipe (serves 3-4) Ingredients: 1 to 1.2kg Fresh Lean Pork Belly with Rind intact. 1 square Fermented Red Beancurd (Nam Yee), optional but if you have it use it, the taste is wonderful. 1 teaspoon Salt. 1 teaspoon Sugar. ½ teaspoon 5-Spice Powder. ½ tablespoon Shaoxing Hua Tiao Chiew (Chinese Yellow Wine) … Continue reading

Economical Breakfast

I woke up at 5am this morning, got into my running gear (oh well, walking shoes, remember I got them when I had BlackBalls?) and waited for my buddy to call. Our appointment was at 6am but he had overslept. 7.45am and he’s finally here but there’s no time for our run as we had other … Continue reading

Chicken Up Cholesterol Down

May, Ross and I have not seen each other since we ate Crab Beehoon and wow, it’s been more than a month! How time flies… I was having a disucssion with Sunisa, my Thai lady friend, at a pub. Ross called and asked if I wanted to have dinner with May and himself. I agreed … Continue reading