Happy birthday to dear hubby!

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Today, we celebrated hubby’s birthday at home with KFC delivery and a birthday cake from Polar Puffs & Cakes. Today is also the eve of Chinese New Year Eve, which means my fridge is bursting at its seams with groceries for reunion dinner as well as the long break. Hence this small cake which won’t… 

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Father-in-law’s birthday cake from Bengawan Solo

Coffee Cake from Bengawan Solo (regular size, S$22.80)

Celebrated father-in-law’s birthday in advance today. We bought this coffee cream cake off-the-shelf from Bengawan Solo. Three layers of coffee sponge sandwiched together with coffee cream, garnished with walnuts, almond slices, pistachios, and chocolate curls. The cake has a pleasant coffee fragrance; the coffee cream seems to have ground coffee beans. The cake is a… 

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Crispy skin yam mooncake 脆皮芋泥月饼 from Garden Pastry & Cake

Crispy yam mooncake

It’s raining mooncakes! Mid-Autumn Festival falls on 19 September (next Thursday) this year, which means it’s just 9 days away. My Instagram feed is flooded with images of gorgeous mooncakes of all kinds, mostly the traditional Cantonese-style baked type as well as the modern snowskin version. My mother-in-law’s favorite is the Teochew flaky skin yam… 

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Manna Pot Catering for Baby Meredith’s full month celebration

Red eggs

To mark Baby Meredith’s full month milestone, we had some relatives and friends over for a small celebration at home. Earlier this year, I attended a baby shower that was catered by Manna Pot Catering. Found the food quite decent, and hence decided to go with the same caterer. We ordered the S$12 per person… 

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Mid-Autumn Festival 2012: Mooncakes from Crystal Jade

Crystal Jade Premium Box and yogurt mooncakes

Just five days to go before Mid-Autumn Festival! Have you all prepared your mooncakes for this Sunday’s (September 30) celebration? Received quite a few samples of mooncakes this year, and Crystal Jade’s selection is one of the more unique offerings. Particularly memorable are the yogurt pudding mooncakes, newly launched this year.