Review: Tea Appreciation at Tea Chapter, Singapore

I fell in love instantly with this little teahouse tucked away on 9 Neil Road in an old row of shophouses. It’s rustic, peaceful and meditative – a haven from the endless rush of the city. Mum is currently still reeling from the effects of chemotherapy, and I thought a serene environment would do her […]

Asian Cooking: Delicious Seafood Congee Recipe

The perfect comfort food — warm, smooth congee filled with the freshest seafood and topped with delicious chopped century egg, fried wanton skins and spring onions for flavour. Here’s another of my favourite recipes from Mom. Ingredients: – rice – fish meat with bones – fish or seafood stock – chopped fresh prawns – minced […]

Review: Restoran Ah Kaw 亚九 , Johor Bahru Malaysia

We made a spontaneous decision to drive into Johor Bahru on Sunday evening because a friend had to pick up some groceries and pet supplies and we were pretty keen on having some dinner in JB. We arrived at Restoran Ah Kaw 亚九 at 9pm after spending a few hours roaming its gigantic malls, checking out some exotic creatures […]

Review: Long Ji Zi Char, Tiong Bahru Singapore

Tucked away among the beautiful quaint shophouses at Tiong Bahru is Long Ji Zi Char, famous for its Crab Bee Hoon. I absolutely love the Tiong Bahru area. It has a wonderfully eclectic mix of old Singapore charm by way of the old coffeeshops, wet market and low-rise residential blocks, and the new hipster cafes […]