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Monthly Archive for August, 2010

Sigh. There’s a scary backlog of posts piling up. I shall do the unusual and start backwards. Part of the reason is because this post was such a fond memory. This year’s gathering wasn’t as big as the previous year’s, but this meant we could have more cosy interaction. The event was meticulously organized by [...]

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Who’s hungry for murtabak? Click here to see where to go for your murtabak fix!

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If you *heart* mango sago as much as I do, check out this taste test to find out where (and where not) to go for your fix of mango sago!

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What a wholesome start to a sunny weekend! This delicious breakfast sandwich was assembled in a flash. Here’s what I did: Split focaccia into halves. Toast lightly on both sides using a non-stick frying pan (use a griddle if you want grill marks). While waiting, slice tomato. If necessary, cut ham into appropriate size. Spread [...]

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Yesterday, I was waiting for SBS bus service 16 in Joo Chiat Road when I saw D’Bun just behind the bus-stop. Ah, let’s buy some 包 (bao / Chinese steamed bun) for hubby’s breakfast, I thought to myself. They have the usual selection of handmade bao and dimsum, available for takeaway only.

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My mom used to make her own fishballs and fish cakes at home. She still does, but not as often, due to age and declining health. Sometimes, she’d set aside some fish paste to make yong tau foo, and I’d help her to stuff them. Taupok was the easiest. The trickiest? Bittergourd rings! These days, [...]

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On Sunday, we had an advance celebratory lunch for Mom-in-law. MIL hinted that she’d like Indonesian food, so we made reservations at Tambuah Mas. This was our first time at the Paragon outlet; previously, we used to go to Tanglin Shopping Centre, which we remember as being good and consistent. First to arrive, the dish [...]

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Last Wednesday, Momo and I met for lunch. It was a short meal because she only had a one-hour lunch break before heading back to work. Since she’d been here before, I asked, “What’s good to eat?” Momo replied, “Soup rice!” Turns out that soup rice is a souped-up version of Teochew porridge. Instead of [...]

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