By now, I think it's safe to say that most of us know of my dear Flo's fondness for bread. I've managed to make fresh bread from time to time to help alleviate his cravings for good German bread that he feels is missing in Singapore. Last weekend, he requested for some Welmeisterbrotchen aka World … Continue reading Ultimate Weltmeisterbrotchen. Singapore Style.
Like most people, I hate failing. The only difference is that sometimes, I fear failure even before I try to take that first step into doing something that scares me, or appears difficult to me. But the fact is, failure is part and parcel of life. And to reframe the idea of 'failure', perhaps it … Continue reading Poppy-ing Up from ‘Failure’.
It's been quite a crazy few days but such is life. Flo and I were treated to some of Mum's lovely Chicken Curry last week. I made some Spinach with Garlic to go with the Brown Basmati Rice I cooked as well. Flo's quarter-Indian blood clearly shone when he ladled spoonful after spoonful of curry … Continue reading Rolling With It.
To most, being asked to gain weight would be a cause for celebration. For me, and probably the majority of those suffering from ED, it can create a lot of anxiety and fear. A lot of my ED days especially in the early years involved planning meals to a tee. And I would plan around those … Continue reading Munching through Hurdles.
For anyone who knows me well enough, they'd know that throughout my dating life, I refused to go out with any Caucasian. I've dated local Chinese, local Malays, and local Indians, but never a Caucasian. Reason being, I always felt that Caucasians in Asia tend to throw their weight around and think themselves gods. It … Continue reading Fusing Cultures.
Last weekend, while Flo was still away in Phuket, I met Mum and Dad for Dim Sum at one of our favourite restaurants - Taste Paradise. That morning, I also found myself staring at our kitchen floor, gazing in wonderment at the reflection of the glass creating a rainbow on it. It was so pretty … Continue reading Peanut Butter, Chocolate and Hope.
Flo and I being awesome friends decided to crash Alex's birthday dinner on Monday. Of course, Amanda knew that we would be gracing their otherwise romantic dinner for two at Osaka Kitchen where Alex was keen to try their Teppanyaki Omakase set - the Okonomiyaki course in particular. I was anxious already since the night … Continue reading Facing Food Fears.