Media event: An Exquisite Afternoon Tea Experience with Master Patissier Eric Lanlard @ The St. Regis Singapore

Two-time winner of the British Baking Awards’ Continental Patissier of the Year, TV presenter, and founder of acclaimed cake emporium and cookery school Cake Boy in London, Eric Lanlard is a legend to baking aficionados around the world. He has created celebration cakes for A-list celebrities like Madonna, Elizabeth Hurley, David and Victoria Beckham, and the… 

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HungryGoWhere feature: Old Airport Road Food Centre

Old Airport Road food centre is one of the biggest and most famous hawker centres in Singapore. I wrote this story for HungryGoWhere, and it was published online in June 2015. Click here to read the food guide to Old Airport Road Food Centre.

HungryGoWhere feature: Amoy Street Food Centre

This year, HungryGoWhere has a new series of Food Guides on some of the most popular hawker centres in Singapore. I’ve contributed a few of my favourite food centres to this series, beginning with this food guide to Amoy Street Food Centre. There are more than 10 stalls featured in this story. Click here to… 

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First post of 2015!

Howdy! Sorry for the long absence. If you’ve been checking back for updates, thank you! This blog had to take a backseat for the past few months due to other priorities; namely kids, family, and freelance work. But I’ve still maintained my presence on FaceBook and Instagram; do follow me on FaceBook and Instagram for… 

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Tiong Bahru Lor Mee

Interrupting my Tweed posts with this Singapore food post. I’ve never really been a big fan of lor mee, but when I see a good one, I can’t resist. Tiong Bahru Lor Mee is one of the better ones around. Velvety smooth, the gravy isn’t overly salty and is enhanced with a slight herbal aroma…. 

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Culinary getaway in Tweed, Australia 2014: Peppers Salt Resort & Spa, Kingscliff

After our tour of Tropical Fruit World, we checked into our hotel — the Peppers Salt Resort & Spa in Kingscliff. Located in the idyllic beach-side community of Salt Village, Peppers Salt Resort & Spa is a mere 15-minute drive south of Gold Coast Airport. The resort sits right next to the pristine and uncrowded… 

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Culinary Getaway in Tweed, Australia 2014: Tropical Fruit World

After breakfast at Kettles On Cafe, we were ready to begin exploring Tweed. Our first stop was Tropical Fruit World, a working farm that cultivates more than 500 species of exotic fruits. The subtropical climate and rich volcanic soils here makes the Tweed Valley (which is a volcanic caldera) an ideal location for growing an… 

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Culinary Getaway in Tweed, Australia 2014: Breakfast at Kettles On Cafe, Kingscliff

Our Scoot flight landed in Gold Coast early on Saturday morning, about 8am. After clearing immigration, we were met by our friendly host Jayne of Aria Events & Entertainment. Naturally, the first thing we needed was breakfast. And there’s nothing like a hearty Aussie-style cafe breakfast to start the day! Jayne drove us to Kingscliff,… 

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Culinary Getaway in Tweed, Australia 2014: Flying to Gold Coast on Scoot

Many Singaporeans are familiar with Surfer’s Paradise, Gold Coast in Australia. But have you heard of Tweed? Located in northern New South Wales — just a little south of the Queensland border — the Tweed Shire is home to lush green fields, unspoilt beaches, stunning mountain ranges, and the magnificent Mount Warning. The beautiful, tranquil… 

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