Author Archives: cllism

Walking Tour In Durham City Center During Induction Week 1

I’m dead tired. My feet are planning to go on a strike, if I walk any longer today. The Keenan House, where I’m staying in, is about a 15 – 20 minutes walk from the city centre. And there in … Read more

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Die Erste Woche Weit Entfernt Von Meinem Vaterland, In Durham Zu Sein

Ich bin ziemlich überrascht, dass ich noch nicht geweint habe, seit ich hier in Durham angekommen bin. Wir wohnen jetzt noch in einem kleinen Hotel – the Kingslodge Hotel – und warten auf morgen, wann wir umziehen werden. Ja, morgen … Read more

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Fragrant Tom Yam Rice – Last Recipe Blog In 2010?

I must admit this – cooking IS a luxurious hobby to have, given that one must have many condiments and ingredients to start with in order to feed each of these recipes. I can’t do that here in Durham anymore. … Read more

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‘Prawn’-Orh Jian Without Oysters

I couldn’t find cheap oysters anywhere in the supermarkets; neither do I want to be cheated  to buy daylight -obbing groceries in Tiong Bahru Market again. So I resorted to using prawns to replace the oysters that are commonly used … Read more

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Lo Mai Kai To Finish Up The Glutinous Rice

The remaining glutinous rice in the cupboard wasn’t that difficult to deal with after I discovered that it can be easily cooked with the microwave. (thanks to the mango sticky rice). I thought I’ll give it a try, microwaving it … Read more

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