Buchujeon 부추전 – Korean Pancakes with Asian Garlic Chives Recipe

Ryan’s mom made these Buchujeon. She had par-cooked and packed them into containers which we can chill/freeze and then pan-fry again to golden crisp when we are ready to eat. Buchujeon 부추전 – Korean Pancakes with Asian Garlic Chives Recipe. Batter: 1½ cup Buchimgaru (Korean Pancake Flour). 1½ cup Water (if you like slight chewy … Continue reading

Kelly’s Luncheon Ham & Meiji Saltine Crackers

I woke up after more than 12 hours of sleep. I guess the two sequential macro outings on Thursday and Friday had tire me out. On hindsight, I am glad I purchased Kelly’s luncheon ham on Thursday night from Sheng Siong (the third largest chain of supermarkets in Singapore). Last night, I made some luncheon … Continue reading

Confinement Snacking After Snapping!

The day Valerie checked out of the hospital, she was in tears. Although I tried to console her, she was unable to find peace until a professional tells her the same thing as I did. That made me recall how I treated my mom’s wisdom. New mothers forget their moms had brought them up healthy … Continue reading

Oh, The Good Life!

During Lao You Ji‘s dinner, Adrian arranged for our next gathering to be at his house. It would be a poolside party! We should each bring a bottle of wine and food would be provided by Ade. Very quickly, that day arrived… Ross worked on the night shift and had just woken up from his slumber. … Continue reading

Jubilee Coffee House & Bar

“And suddenly it’s hard to find the memories you left behind. Remember, do you remember? The laughter and the tears, the shadows of misty yesteryears. The good times and the bad you’ve seen and all the others in between. Remember, do you remember the times of your life?” – Paul Anka Benny and I were … Continue reading

Tanjong Rhu Pau & Confectionery 丹戎禺包点

The Kim Kee Wanton Mee and Kway Chap meal we had at Block 4A Jalan Batu Market & Food Centre was not bad but it was just ordinary. In my humble opinion, it’s just not worth queueing up for 20 minutes but that’s just me. As evidenced in my recent trip, there were people willing … Continue reading

Seoul Eats – Pojangmacha 포장마차

Seoul Eats – Pojangmacha 포장마차 literally means “covered wagon” and is the essence of Korea’s street food culture! Jongno is the most famous area for Pojangmacha but you can still find some decent food in Gwangjang and Namdaemun markets. Less I forget, Shinchon and Hongdae are also popular areas where night market/street foods offered at … Continue reading

Can BreadTalk?

Bread, staple nutrition in many different cultures across the globe, is one of the world’s oldest food. “There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.” ― Mahatma Gandhi Post WWII, modern agricultural technology has greatly improved food production. The introduction of infinite combinations … Continue reading

Garrett Popcorn In Singapore – A Chicago Tradition

Garrett Popcorn has been around since 1949 with their first shop at 10 West Madison Street in Chicago. It is committed to handcrafting only the finest, small batch of gourmet popcorn at a time, every day, to ensure viridity, using a 3-generations old recipe and old-fashioned copper kettles. Their products originated in a kitchen that … Continue reading

Horse Hoof Biscuits 马啼酥

During my recent trip to Malaysia after our huge Bah Kut Teh breakfast in Kota Tinggi, Kev and I set off for our next destination… Malacca. Walking down Jonker Street, we couldn’t help but notice this shop with a wide display of biscuits with various fillings. We were tempted but stuck to the choice of … Continue reading