绿豆爽 (Split Mung Bean Sweet Soup)

Split mung beans, not mung beans. That’s what you’ll need to find to be able to make this dish.

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Refreshing Strawberry Revelry

It has been raining cats and dogs for quite a few days now – this in the middle of the summer season. Well, not that the seasons make much of a difference in sunny Singapore, but of all days, it had to rain big time on Parents’ Day yesterday.

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Feta Cheese & Sundried Tomato Bread

Craving for something savoury for breakfast? Perhaps a savoury slice of bread?

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Dry Beef Noodles With Thick Gravy

Beef noodles is a popular delicacy from Taiwan and China, with lots of variety depending on the provenance and weather. The types that became popular with the Chinese in Singapore are the braised version and the one in clear broth, especially those that are found at the common food and hawker centers. I must say, however, it is getting rarer to find beef noodles in Singapore nowadays at these common food areas, compared to fifteen, twenty years ago. So, if one wants really good quality beef noodles or the authentic versions with beef brisket or beef shank noodles, it would be wiser to visit the proper Chinese restaurants and eateries such as  the Crystal Jade restaurant.

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A Deeply-Flavoured Golden Syrup Cake

May’s over. We are well into the middle of June – the middle of year twenty-eighteen.

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