Food, Friends

Old Hong Kong’s floss-topped carrot cake, and fried fish skin

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

Food, Thoughts and Feelings

How to order coffee like a pro in Singapore

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

Food, Parenting, Thoughts and Feelings

My girl will be 4 years old soon

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

Food, Parenting, Thoughts and Feelings

Breakfast for the family 9 June

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