Traditional Kyoto Sweets at Kagizen Yoshifusa Honten 鍵善良房 本店 (Gion)


I just got back from Kyoto, and really want to share one of the best-kept secrets among the locals in Gion — Kagizen Yoshifuza. It’s a renowned sweet shop established as long ago as the mid-Edo period, and and has been making traditional Kyoto sweets for hundreds of years! The shop is quaint but elegant, […]

Review: Blackwattle, Singapore


The brainchild of Australian Chef Clayton Wells behind Sydney’s popular Automata, Blackwattle promises simple, uncomplicated cuisine that allows the freshness of the ingredients to shine. We decided to check it out on the night of its opening and there was already quite a crowd. And no wonder, with Automata ranking 9th among Sydney’s best restaurants. […]

Easy Baking — Chocolate & Almond Biscotti Recipe


Today, we’re going to make some simple, delicious biscotti! What most of us don’t realise is that like gelato, the word biscotti doesn’t actually refer to a specific type of ice-cream or biscuit. Rather, the particular type of biscotti recipe i will be sharing today is that of a particular type of biscuit called the Chocolate and Almond Cantucci (Italian Almond Cookies) which is […]