March 15, 2016

Food Review: Penang Hawkers’ Fare 30th Anniversary

YYork Hotel Singapore is proud to celebrate its renowned and wildly-popular Penang Hawkers’ Fare 30th anniversary at White Rose Café. Besides a showcase of perennial favorite Penang street food, new sizzling dishes, exclusive cooking workshops and prizes are in store for customers...
March 11, 2016

Filipino-Style Chicken Barbecue

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March 9, 2016

Crispy and Light Buttermilk Waffles

When I came across this Crispy and Light Buttermilk Waffles recipe by The Pioneer Woman, I immediately recognize it is going to be a keeper. The combination of buttermilk, whipped egg whites is totally necessary when it comes to achieving a light and crispy mouthfeel. If you are looking for the dense and chewy kind of waffles, this is not it...
March 4, 2016

Crispy-skinned Chicken Thigh

The original recipe uses chicken breast but I’m more of a thigh girl. :-P Making this crispy-skinned chicken thigh is really quite effortless, there are a couple of steps you should take note of...
March 3, 2016

Restaurant Review: Kite

Truth be told, with so many new F&B establishments popping up like SG50 babies in Singapore, I wasn’t extremely hopeful I would be blown away by a small plates restaurant like Kite. After all, we weren’t too impressed with the last few tapas / small plates restaurants we visited before. Since it was our weekly Satur-date night, I went along with Tiger’s suggestion to give Kite a try...
March 2, 2016

Thai Pomelo Salad

The flavor profile of Thai Pomelo Salad is prominently sweet, sour and salty. If you follow the ingredients listed below, I seriously don’t think anyone could make a bad Som-O. The key ingredients are tamarind, fish sauce and sugar. Adding coconut cream / milk gives the dressing a silky texture which I adore very much...
February 26, 2016

Pad See Ew

Growing up in a typical Asian family, rice is definitely one of the staple carbs in our family. However, I’ve never been a fan of rice. I’m more of a noodles / vermicelli girl. This Pad See Ew is perfect as a quick lunch or dinner meal. You could add any of your favorite vegetable or protein, it is that versatile.Pad means stir-fry and See Ew means soy sauce,...
February 25, 2016

Restaurant Review: Mad About Sucre

Mention Mad about Sucre and immediately, you would think of dreamy, gorgeous-looking cakes and decadent desserts. Although they have a one-page selection of savory items (i.e mainly smoked salmon and tarte) on their menu, regular patrons wanted something more substantial and when we knew about their pop shop concept (a concept of featuring temporary food items), we decided to give it a try...
February 24, 2016
Bear Naked Food Easy Roast Pork with Perfect Crackling

Easy Roast Pork with Perfect Crackling

Making this Easy Roast Pork with Perfect Crackling has been on my to-do list for the longest time. Ever since I set my eyes on the recipe, I’ve been dying to try it out. Notice the word "Easy" incorporated in the title, I’ll explain why in a bit.Traditionally, making roast pork involves marinating the meat and poking lots of tiny holes in the skin with metal skewer. Somehow, I couldn’t bring myself to go through the whole process, which is weird as I’ve subjected myself to making more elaborated dishes before. This unconventional way of roasting pork in milk (apparently it brings out the natural sweetness of the meat) and wine with zero poking involved was something I’ve not come across. Truth be told, I was super skeptical yet intrigued to see the end result...