Bear Naked Hamburg Cheese Curry Rice

Hamburg Cheese Curry Rice

February 3, 2017
If you love Japanese curry as much as I do, then you will like this Hamburg Cheese Curry Rice. Inspired by a curry restaurant we visited in Tokyo recently, this dish will appeal to both young and old alike. Japanese-style curry was inspired by the British during the Meiji era when India was under their colonial rule. Japan has since.. [read more]
Categories: Asian, Meats
Bear Naked Food Imitation shark fin soup

Imitation Shark Fin Soup 碗仔翅

February 1, 2017
Since saying no to shark finning years ago, we have been carefully avoiding shark fin soup at wedding banquets and celebratory occasions. Consuming shark fin is cruel and unnecessary. In fact, shark fin itself is rather tasteless. The flavor comes mainly from the broth, which is made with chicken stock. Whenever I visit Hong Kong, I’d always come across this.. [read more]
Categories: Asian, Soups
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Bear Naked Food cauliflower bacon and mushroom risotto

Cauliflower Risotto

January 27, 2017
Cauliflower is a vegetable that I often left out in the weekly grocery shopping list, unlike its cousin, Broccoli. Over the last couple of years, there is a steady health food trend of using cauliflower to substitute rice or starch. Since one of my New Year resolutions this year is to observe a healthier diet, I’m going to turn this.. [read more]
Categories: Salads, Sides
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Bear Naked Food sea salt and vinegar kale chips

Sea Salt and Vinegar Kale Chips

January 25, 2017
New Year’s resolutions are the perfect opportunity for all those who have failed to start making the changes that they said they would make next week, next month, etc. 3 weeks into 2017 and it is time to start fulfilling one of my top resolutions – start eating healthier food. I chose kale as I’ve always been wanting to incorporate this.. [read more]
Categories: Crispy, Salads, Sides, Snacks
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bear naked food fall-apart beef stew with carrots and potatoes

Fall-apart Beef Stew with Carrots and Potatoes

January 13, 2017
Mention beef stew and immediately, a comforting image of soft chunks of meat with vegetables sitting in a bowl of rich, deeply flavored brown sauce comes to mind. Contrary to popular belief, using cheap lean cuts of meat is not necessary ideal for making beef stews. When there is not enough fat marbling in the meat, they’ll just turn dry.. [read more]
Categories: Crispy, Meats
blue lotus Chinese New Year Menu 2017

Food Review: Celebrate Chinese New Year with Perfect Yusheng at Blue Lotus

January 9, 2017
With Chinese New Year just three weeks away, it is time to plan ahead and make your reservation for reunion lunches and dinners. The year of the Rooster begins on 28 January this year and if you are looking for an innovative and inventive Chinese menu done with a great flair (that is not in a hotel), Blue Lotus would.. [read more]
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Huiji WaistBear Naked Food Tonic Herbal Duck Noodles

30 days Journey with Huiji Waist Tonic x Herbal Duck Noodles

December 30, 2016
About a month ago, I’ve embarked on a 30 days-with-Huiji-Waist-Tonic Journey. Basically, I consumed a capful of the herbal tonic twice a day, for 30 days. Now, prior to this post, I’ve definitely heard of Huiji Waist Tonic and had always associated it as “something good” for the waist (as the name suggests). And I was not wrong. It helps.. [read more]
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Bear Naked Food sago pearls with melon

Sago Pearls with Melon

December 28, 2016
Tapioca pearls also known as Sago is a popular ingredient in many Asian dessert recipes. Made from the pith of palm stems, these opaque little balls turn translucent when cooked. This soupy dessert is so easy to make and very perfect as a light and refreshing ending to any meal. The beauty of this Sago Pearls with Melon dessert is.. [read more]
Categories: Asian, Desserts
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Tong Le Private Dining at OUE Tower a night at Nigata

Food Review: Experience “A Night in Niigata” at Tóng Lè Private Dining OUE Tower

December 23, 2016
Boasting top-class farming households with high-standards producers, Niigata prefecture is a treasury of seasonal fresh fishes, fruits and vegetables. Thanks to the good people from Niigata City Food Fair and hosting restaurant, Tóng Lè Private Dining, you do not have to travel all the way to Japan to sample some of their amazing produce. From 14 Dec to 31 Dec.. [read more]
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Kanda Wadatsumi frontage at Tras Street

Food Review: Kanda Wadatsumi – Sublime Omakase Experience at Tras Street

December 15, 2016
I can’t believe it took me so long to discover this hidden gem in Singapore. I’ve been to quite a fair share of restaurants at Tras Street (Singapore) but Kanda Wadatsumi had totally gone off my radar, until now. Perhaps it is the inconspicuous frontage, but once I stepped into the restaurant, the modern ivory-colored walls emanate an intimate surrounding.. [read more]
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