Category Archives: English

Chocolate Flapjack – A Snack Bar With A Twist

I didn’t know such a thing as a flapjack exists until I came to the UK. In fact, it only revealed itself to me last November, while we were lunching at the Vennel’s Cafe in the city center. I’ve been … Read more

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Sausage Roll Puff Magic

Even chefs use puff pastries. I really don’t see why there’s ever a need to make the pastry dough from scratch. Puff pastries are probably one of the best frozen foods invented since the 20th century.

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The English Did It Again With ‘Toad In A Hole’

What an adventurous (for lack of a better word) name. It takes one with a truckload full of imagination to make an intellectual guess at what this dish looks, tastes, or even smells like. In fact, it looks, tastes and … Read more

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Baked Potato With Cheesy Ham and Tuna Or What Some Would Call ‘Potato In A Jacket’

What a lovely term for a lovely food like this. The first time I had anything like this was at the Arts Canteen, while I was still a freshman at the National University of Singapore. I remember that the shop … Read more

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Little Pockets Of Surprises With Fruity-Stuffed Chicken Breast Fillet

This is a totally new dish in the sense that I’ve never cooked nor eaten it before. Strangely, it’s a dish that isn’t very popular in Singapore, at least as far as I know of.

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