It’s been a little more than a year since I last met my university junior, someone I call my little sister because our English names rhyme and we share the same last name. We lost touch after we graduated and thanks to Facebook, we got connected again. We are now closer as we are both… Read More Old Hong Kong’s floss-topped carrot cake, and fried fish skin
It amazes me to hear how people order coffee (Kopi) in my country. Having grown up in this country, I’m still not sure of all the Kopi terms. A couple of colleagues were chatting about this topic recently and I’m delighted to discover a picture chart of all the Kopi terms. It’s cool ! Here’s… Read More How to order coffee like a pro in Singapore
Yesterday, our immediate family gathered to have some family moments. My girl is turning 4 in two weeks and we gathered for cake-cutting and presents handout. For the last three birthday celebrations in the family, we had black forest cake. I wanted something different. My girl had earlier requested for chocolate cake topped with strawberries… Read More My girl will be 4 years old soon
Last Sunday, my girlfriends and I had Hong Kong “dim sum” at a restaurant in Square2. We had branch so we were at the carpark and restaurant before the lunch crowd strolled in. It was a nice meal and a good catchup with the girls.
Made DIY no-machine wonderful Creamy Lemon Ice Cream from stonesoup blog. http://thestonesoup.com/blog/2010/12/2-simple-secrets-to-making-luscious-ice-cream-without-a-machine-5-ingredients/ Yummy! It’s very nice.
I enjoyed myself this morning, making breakfast for my family. Woke up at 6am and finished at 7.30am. I tried the mushroom soup recipe from http://thestonesoup.com/blog/ and added Pure Cream after puréeing. I added a small amount of chicken stock cube for a Chinese flavour. I like the fact that this recipe takes away the… Read More Breakfast for the family 9 June
A simple gathering to celebrate Father’s Day primarily for my Father In Law, and also for two more Daddies (my hubby and Sister-In-Law’s hubby). A buy-back dinner. Curry fish head, pork ribs, tou fu with roast fatty pork, and Chinese Rojak. A home-cooked veggie with mushroom completes the sumptuous dinner table! Happy Father’s Day to… Read More Father’s Day Dinner
After almost two years of wanting to buy a non-stick pan, I finally got the green light from my dear hubby. Long story on his purchase logic, which I briefly mentioned in the earlier bicycle post. I’m happy he got me one 3 weeks ago. I was jumping with joy; my friends and colleagues didn’t… Read More Breakfast for the family
I caught up with a childhood friend yesterday. It was a two hour meet up as she is a super busy stay home mom with a helper and three kids. The last time we met was two years ago. I’m reminded of how we lost touch and later got back in touch, the organic way… Read More Friendships are lovely
We had a busy week last week and couldn’t have a simple meal to celebrate Mother’s Day for my Mother In Law. We gave her a gold Longchamp bag on Mother’s Day. Today, we made time for a simple buy-back lunch. It’s a simple one, but I liked it. It’s heartwarming to have everyone gather… Read More Mother’s Day Lunch