Travel: Exploring Khao Yai, Thailand


Khao Yai in Central Thailand is a true treasure trove of stunning natural beauty. It’s a popular tourist destination for its various man-made attractions and themed parks. But what really captured my heart was the quaint tranquility of its nature parks, amid all the commercial cafes and borrowed European architecture. Our first stop? A tropical […]

Michelin Guide ★★: Shoukouwa, Singapore


What a wonderful surprise from my love this Valentine’s Day! We never really celebrate it. Usually, a home-cooked meal, or just us spending some quiet time together. A part of me finds the overpriced flowers and exorbitant set dinners a little contrived. Why do these things on just one day a year? But this year, […]

Michelin Guide ★★: Shisen Hanten, Singapore


It’s Chinese New Year! The time of family gatherings, lots of feasting, drinking and all round celebrations of another auspicious year ahead. This year, for our reunion dinner with Sean’s parents, we went to the home of the “father of Szechuan cuisine”, Shisen Hanten. It’s the most celebrated Chinese restaurant on the Michelin Guide clinching […]

Korean Cooking: Ginseng Chicken Soup 삼계탕 (Samgyetang)


Korean Ginseng Chicken Soup or Samgyetang is one of the most comforting, nourishing one-pot meals you can make for the whole family. Ginseng is believed to help boost the immune system, improve physical and mental energy levels, lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels, as well as reduce stress. It’s both good for health and absolutely delicious. Shall […]