Author Archives: cllism

Rice Dumpling a.k.a. Dragon Boat Festival

It was a tag-team effort: I cooked the rice and prepared the ingredients; he wrapped up the dumplings and secured them with strings. Nevertheless, the collaborative effort took an entire day before we could wrap it up.

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Roast Pork Belly With Mixed Results (And Emotions)

What was to be a Sunday full of surprises turned out to be a complete disappointment. Well, in the first place, one can never expect to find a huge chunk of pork belly laying in the fridge of the pathetically small … Read more

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Check. Otherland Volume 3. One More Volume To Go…

It’s such a luxury to be reading a fiction paperback again.

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A Rushed Lunch With Mapo Tofu Noodles

It looks so much like my 3-minute meal… cheez… But at least I got to experiment with my newly purchased toy – a pair of kiap kiap – to arrange the noodles nicely on this plate. Call me the Jamie Oliver … Read more

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Garden Party In A HDB Dwelling With Garden Sandwiches

An old friend of mine, Sze Min, popped by for dinner and a chat last night. Knowing her to be capable of a good appetite (she’s enviably slim), I jovially made a few easy-to-prepare petite dishes to give the illusion of … Read more

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