Old school baked Tapioca Cake ( 木薯糕 or Kueh Bengka Ubi ) from See Lian Cake Shop

Before our traditional Chinese wedding, the hubs and I went to this traditional cake shop to place an order for cream cakes to be used for our 过大礼 ( a significant ritual before a traditional Chinese wedding where the groom and a matchmaker visits the bride’s family bearing gifts, including wedding cakes, sweetmeats, jewellery and […]

Oh my Mala!

The term málà is a combination of two Chinese characters: “numbing” (麻) and “spicy (hot)” (辣), referring to the feeling in the mouth after eating the sauce (more information here). According to a friend of mine, who takes on tour groups sometimes, dishes made with this sauce are typically eaten in cold weather, to rid […]

My Bento Dream

If you follow me on Instagram, you’d know that I’ve been busy in the kitchen making bentos (or almost bentos)! Here are some I’ve put together recently: First “Bento” I’ve made for JoyJoy. Technically, it is not one but for a start, I decided to suss out the little girl’s reaction to cute food before […]

Nourishing Almond Milk made with Philip’s Beauty and the Beast – The Jamie Oliver Blender!

Sponsored Post Daddy, Joy Joy and I are milk lovers. All types. Some for the taste, some for the nutrition. One milk I particularly love is almond milk because it is nutritious and yummy. Almonds are a rich source of calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, copper, protein, iron, essential fat, Vitamin-E, Vitamin-B and niacin and fresh, […]