Monthly Archives: September 2006

Omu Rice at Takashimaya

This was something different for me to try, and I found it quite nice actually. The stall was at the Takashimaya basement foodcourt. Omu Rice is a Japanese style tomato rice cooked with mushrooms and neatly covered in a fluffy … Continue reading

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The Esplanade

Powder pink and mint green silk cloths billowing in the wind add to the theatrical atmosphere. Great view from inside the library. Unfortunately I could not capture this due to the no-photography sign posted outside. The library with the most … Continue reading

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Droolworthy Nonya Curry at Hyde Park Cafe

My tastes buds confer that this is the best Nonya/Peranakan home-style curry you can get in Singapore. Rich and flavourful, it is just the right combination of lemak (richness of coconut), assam (sourish flavour), sweet and spicy. The several accolades … Continue reading

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Birthday High Tea at Raffles Hotel’s Tiffin Room

Celebrated my aunt’s birthday at The Tiffin Room. With its impeccable service and awe-inspiring ambience, its no wonder the Raffles Hotel is so acclaimed. When the staff gathered it was my aunt’s birthday they actually brought out a special cake … Continue reading

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Home Made Tahu Goreng

My Aunty C makes the best home made local dishes. Here is her Tahu Goreng, which she whipped up in just a few minutes. A delectable vegetarian salad dish. The whole family is always eager to devour more of her … Continue reading

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Dan Dan Mien in Beijing

I got to taste the authentic stuff at a little cafe near the Temple of Heaven in Beijing. So yummy and really spicy. Great to tuck into during the cool spring. Thoughts of 2011 Me: This was 5 years ago, … Continue reading

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Deepavali is in the Air

Took a picture of the decorations from the car. Love this year’s peacock theme. Must come again closer to Deepavali to experience the festivities. Well, especially to check out, and of course consume, the “palahaaram” (indian sweetmeats) on sale. 5 … Continue reading

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