There’s No Need To Guzzle Your Craft Beer While Your Child Eats For Free This June At Mroganfield’s!

It’s been at least a couple of years since the arrival of my grandsons that I let my hair down so when Bar MF by Morganfield’s invited me to one of their Saturday Beer Club events, I gladly accepted. Attention All Beer Lovers Who Love To Get Their Fingers Sticky! Everything in moderation: Of course, … Continue reading

Singapore Fried Hokkien Mee à la Sam Han

Fried Hokkien Mee or Sotong Mee is one of our favourite food. I thought I’d post a recipe that I used to cook when my children were younger. I put “Singapore” in front so that those of you from other parts of the world would know this dish is quite uniquely Singapore (the Hokkien Mee in … Continue reading

Stake On Steaks

Since my children started working, eating at home has become less frequent. My blog which started noting recipes has evolved to sharing of food and restaurant experiences, and photography (a hobby I’ve picked up after blogging). Ocassionally, we do eat very late dinners at home when Valerie is in the mood to cook but the … Continue reading

Oishii おいしい Sushi Tei

I first started eating at Lim Seng Lee Duck Rice some 25+ years even before my elder daughter was born and the most recent trip there was 4th August 2012. I knew the exact date because I was acting like a local tourist that day. It’s been a 15-year break since I last ate there … Continue reading

Singapore’s Street Food – Pasir Panjang Food Centre

It is true that eating is a sport and national past time in Singapore. In a multicutural society like this tropical island, there are literally hundreds of dishes available… So what is Singapore food? In a manner of speaking, Singapore food is a cocktail of Malay, Chinese, Indian, Nonya, plus an aspersion of Eurasion and … Continue reading

Shell We Dine? – Jumbo Seafood Waterfront

 “Is your dinner appointment tonight?” “Nope, it’s tomorrow.” “In that case, wanna eat crab?” “Yes, of course, I want :)” The last time I was inside the Indoor Stadium was before the turn of the century (late 90’s) to catch the musical, Les Misérables. Jumbo equals Award Winning Chilli Crab. We made reservations for 7.30pm but … Continue reading

Sambal Sotong

Pineapple-cut Squid or simply Squid Rings are fine. Here I have some prawn meat too. Ingredients: 500g Squid (remove cartilage, scrape off slime and score the insides then cut into bite size). 3-5 tablespoons Sambal Tumis (according to taste). ½ red Onion, sliced (optional, for extra crunch and sweetness). 1 – 2 teaspoons Vegetable Oil (if … Continue reading

Die Die Must Try!

If you ever visit the sunny island or little red dot on the world map called Singapore, also known as The Lion City, these are the foods you die die must try (Singlish :p) at the infamous tourist food spot, Newton Circus Food Centre (where most foods are served in Styrofoam and plastic cutlery since … Continue reading

Ying Thai 2

Thai Seafood Hotpot – You decide if you like it mild, medium, hot or hot hot! We usually start with the tomyum seafood soup Valerie studying the menu but she already knew what to order – our usual… And progress onto the curries and this time we’ve order Green Chicken Curry Pad Krapow is a … Continue reading

Garlic Prawns

Succulent! If Garlic Prawns do not entice you, perhaps some Fried Calamari will? This is the place to go for Spanish Paella, Garlic Prawns and Fried Calamari when in South Melbourne. Happy eating 🙂