Chinese Cooking: Mom’s Claypot Rice Recipe


One of my most favourite dishes growing up is this giant pot of my mom’s homemade claypot rice. I always loved how we’d huddle round the dining table, waiting for the moment where she’d lift the lid of the pot. All those magical flavours would come wafting out and make all our mouths water. One […]

Review: Mrs Pho, Beach Road


There’s nothing quite like a piping hot bowl of comforting pho on a rainy day to warm the cockles of your heart. Especially when said cockles are tossed in fragrant chilli oil and golden, melt-in-your-mouth chunks of luscious lard. Say hello to the Cockles Stir-fried with Garlic ($7.50). Yes, I know it’s a pho place but I’ve gotta […]

Michelin Guide ★: Imperial Treasure Fine Teochew Cuisine


Another festive feast this Chinese New Year, we decided to try out another popular Chinese restaurant. This time, we went for Teochew-style cuisine which is well-known for its seafood and vegetarian dishes. As with any celebratory dinner during the new year, we had our prosperity toss, or in this case, a Smoked Salmon Yu Sheng. I’m […]