Category Archives: Food & Recipes

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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Roast Pork Belly II (Noch Einmal)

Does a huge oven make a difference to everyday home-cooked dishes? – Yes, huge differences. Does a huge oven make things taste and look better? – Yes, by a few notches.

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Fried Hokkien Mee II (Sotong Mee Without Sotong Please)

That’s especially for the guy who can’t stomach chewy, stretchy and supposedly sludgy stuff like sotong and fish maw. I didn’t believe it at first when he told me that’s how he orders his Sotong Mee at hawker centres!

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Three Cheese Walnut Linguine – An Almost Edible Christmas Wreath

Bought a lot of cheeses this week; went a little cheese-crazy. There are just so many of them on the shelves – and most of them are cheaper than what I can get back in Singapore! Yummy!

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