Last week, when I went to my friendly neighborhood 7-Eleven to get some stuff, I was given this free sample pack of chips. Turns out that it’s one of my favorite munchies — tapioca chips! Locally, we refer to it as tapioca, but it’s also known as cassava.
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After breakfast/brunch, our little family of three strolled around the grounds of Resorts World Sentosa outside Universal Studios. One of the shops we explored was Hershey’s. Step into the store and it’s a blaze of Reese’s iconic orange hue everywhere!
Confession: I’m a snack food junkie, with a horrible weakness for anything crunchy and salty, particularly chips/crisps and crackers. One of my favorites is Jagabee Potato Sticks by Japanese snack food company Calbee. Available only in one size (40g), it comes in a handy cup. A few days ago, I came across a new Jagabee [...]
Posted in Off The Shelf on Jul 21st, 2008
We hardly eat instant noodles at home, keeping some packs only for emergency situations, but I must confess to having a soft spot for Korean instant ramyun. Especially popular among Korean kids is this non-soupy, dry version. It’s a cold noodle dish — instant ramyun boiled, drained, cooled, and then dressed in sweet, vinegary gochujang [...]
In case some of you are thinking this post is about a bunch of loonies, well, it’s not. But I did go nutty over the amazing sights and sounds at the Isetan Hokkaido Fair (they have this once or twice a year). A myriad of scallops, dried, grilled, or with cheese! Fresh dango! Whole king [...]