This has truly been one of my favourite places to eat at this year; when we first discovered this place, my friends and I were practically there every single week, sometimes more than once. Located on the NUS campus in the West of Singapore, I admit, it is not the most accessible eatery, but I…… Continue reading This Place is Really Waa Cow!
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
To be perfectly honest, I’m not the biggest fan of Penang food. I like 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
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
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
You’re coughing your lungs up and all you want to do is curl up in bed and watch Buffy re-runs, food is just not appealing (what?!!!), nothing tastes good, the thought of any solid food going down your poor abused throat makes you want to curl up and cry, coffee tastes like crap, but you…… Continue reading Hearty Soup for Sick Times
“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