It always stirs up a sense of melancholy in me whenever Florian and I pack up for a move. I see our lives packed into boxes and it makes me think about how, in a matter of say, 20-ish boxes, we can squeeze all our possessions. And in a funny way, I imagine throwing all … Continue reading Recipe: Teochew Fish Soup. And a sneak peek at Our Little Nook.
Today, I'm finally back with a new recipe that has won the hearts, and stomachs, of friends, family and neighbours alike. I have to admit that our family has been spoiled by the infiltration of seedless grapes that when Dad bought a punnet of seeded green grapes, it took far longer that needed to get … Continue reading Recipe: Hazelnut Cinnamon Grape Cake.
With all the uncertainty happening due to Covid-19, Lesley and I decided to go ahead with celebrating her birthday a week before the actual day. I had booked it a week earlier because we had the intention of doing something else on the 29th of March with our close group of friends. Unfortunately, on the … Continue reading Restaurant Ibid, North Canal Road.
24 Feb 2020, Mum turned another year wiser. Months ago, I booked to have her birthday lunch at Summer Pavilion, Ritz-Carlton Millenia since Florian and I had such an enjoyable meal there a couple of years ago for his birthday. It was initially to be a mother-daughter affair, but a celebration isn't a celebration unless … Continue reading Summer Pavilion, Ritz-Carlton Millenia. Revisit.
We celebrated Florian's birthday about a week earlier since he was going to be away on the day itself. Obviously, I know how much of a travesty it is in German custom to celebrate one's birthday before the actual day but we had things on the weekend after. Moreover, I reasoned that being in Singapore, … Continue reading béni, Mandarin Gallery.
First birthday celebration of the year was in January. Our dear Zen turned another year older and so, we decided to make a meal of it. He chose Bar Cicheti, and so, Bar Cicheti it was for dinner. Lighting is dim within the restaurant, so the setting was very intimate. The five of us were … Continue reading Bar Cicheti, Jiak Chuan Road.
So this was our much-anticipated dinner - Sühring. We arrived promptly at 7pm to a gorgeous glass house set amidst luscious greenery. It was like something out of a fairytale. Soft light, a gentle buzz of activity, and a warmth the exuded from its sleek, homely interior. If you look to the left of the … Continue reading Sühring, Bangkok.
It was nice starting the weekend with the boys. We began with breakfast at the main floor of our hotel where there was a big spread of food from various cuisines. We tried to eat enough to tide us through to our big dinner but after our mandatory massage, we whisked ourselves off to Hand … Continue reading Eat, Drink, Bangkok.
The Friday after we went to Bo.Lan, Lesley first had to settle some personal errands/life goals. So I spent the three hours traipsing around Bangkok walking first to Siam for a foot massage. You can't go to Bangkok and not indulge at least once in a good massage! Feet light as air, I floated over … Continue reading Bumming Around Bangkok.
I made a short 5 day trip to Bangkok middle of last week, joining Les who was already there. Zen and Florian then joined us Friday night for the weekend before we all returned back together. About two months ago, even before we booked our flights over, we made reservations for Bo.Lan as well as … Continue reading Bo.Lan, Bangkok