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The Handicap Of Life Abroad Is Being Too Far Away To Do Anything

I was so happy to hear the little big devil’s voice yesterday. I’m so glad to have had the chance to talk to him. In fact, I probably haven’t had such a good conversation with him for a long time … Read more

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Home-Made Bak Kwa – 1kg For $9 Anyone?

‘Bak’ = Meat (肉)+ ‘Kwa’ = Dried (干) So, ‘Bak Kwa’ = Dried (and sweet and barbequed) meat slices!

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More Coconut Cookies Please!

This isn’t the Malaysian version of coconut cookies, otherwise known as ‘Kueh Bangkit’. You can either call this a rip-off of the original or a creation of a new cookie recipe. All I did was replace the ground almond powder … Read more

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Chinese Almond Cookies To Prepare For Chinese New Year (7000 Miles Away From Home)

I’ve actually wanted to make peanut cookies, because I personally savour the fragrance of peanuts more than that of almond. But! Surprise! Surprise! The lack of ground peanuts here, plus a reluctance on my part to grind the nuts myself … Read more

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Artefact Studies – It’s A Love-Hate Relationship

Holidays are coming to an end. The busy days ahead seem rather daunting, what with the dissertation and 3 more long essays to go. But I’m glad I survived the first part of it, including 2 proposals, 4 seminars, 3 … Read more

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