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Singapore Flavours – Sweet Creamy Bandung Cupcakes

These cupcakes not only look sweet, they taste sweet too, but that’s bandung in a nutshell. Most of us Singaporeans grew up drinking bandung, a drink made up of rose syrup and milk. Sweet and creamy, it appeals to every kid in us and when mixed with ice, perfect for our hot, humid weather. For…… Continue reading Singapore Flavours – Sweet Creamy Bandung Cupcakes

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Eating Penang…in Singapore

To be perfectly honest, I’m not the biggest fan of Penang food. IΒ likeΒ it, but I’m not gaga over it. So when friends suggested going for a Penang buffet at York Hotel, I didn’t have much expectations, but I was pleasantly surprised by how much I actually liked the food by the end of the night.…… Continue reading Eating Penang…in Singapore

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Singapore Flavours – Cendol Cupcakes

Cendol is one of the most often eaten local dessert in Singapore. It’s a simple dessert consisting of a lot of shaved ice, coconut milk, red beans, cendol (green, jelly-like thing) and gula melaka (palm sugar). When I decided to make cendol cupcakes, I decided to go with a coconut cupcake with red beans and…… Continue reading Singapore Flavours – Cendol Cupcakes

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My Little Hari Raya Puasa Meal

It is the Hari Raya Puasa weekend and I thought, “why not make some Sayur Lodeh, Chicken Rendang and Sambal Telur from scratch?” Here in Singapore, these are some of the dishes you’d find in a Malay home during this time. Off I went grocery shopping and failing to find galangal and fresh turmeric, but…… Continue reading My Little Hari Raya Puasa Meal

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Sublime Experience at Shinji by Kanesaka

“Shinji will change the way you look at sushi,” she said. And it has. While my experience at Shinji by Kanesaka at the Raffles Hotel will not upstage the memory of my first taste of uni at Tsukiji market in Tokyo, it certainly comes close. I had the 12-piece (Tsuki 月) Set Lunch Course and…… Continue reading Sublime Experience at Shinji by Kanesaka