Little India Singapore – Spice Up Your Life

I have always wanted to learn street photography with some human elements in them but I am shy about approaching people and am afraid that they might confront me if I took their pictures without consultation first. But then again, the “mood” may be different with artificial pose. Anyway, this was a Tuesday, a rare … Continue reading

Thunder Tea (Lei Cha 擂茶) – Living Wholesome Vegetarian Food

Lei Cha 擂茶, literally translates to Thunder Tea, is a Hakka dish. Lei 擂in Hakka dialect means “grind” but the homonym made it sound like thunder in Mandarin while Cha 茶 is tea in Chinese language. Thunder Tea rice meal or Lei Cha is considered healthy food as it contains ingredients like basil, cilantro, mint, … Continue reading

Konnyaku Jelly

A quick check with my K.O.A.T (knower of all things) Wiki, calls it konjak, konjaku, konnyaku potato, devil’s tongue, voodoo lily, snake palm, or elephant yam. I have decided to name my post as simply as Konnyaku Jelly since I’m quite sure no one would want to taste the devil’s tongue! Why so many scary, … Continue reading

1000 Tastes In A Bowl

We usually eat at the flagship restaurant at 130 Bourke Street but our friend/neighbour told us that Ajisen Ramen had opened another outlet at Melbourne Central. According to Jason, “the food and ambience are better” and besides, Melbourne Central is nearer to where we stay thus saving us some tram fares which would be used to … Continue reading