One of my favourite bedside books is Deliciously Ella: Every Day. I flip through it often, drooling over the beautiful photos, and dreaming of which recipe I will make.
One of my favourite brekkies is steel-cut oats, cooked in water (not milk), then topped with all sorts of fruits & nuts. A close second for a breakfast bowl is rolled oat porridge, also topped with fruit & nut. I decided I would do something different and try quinoa as a base for my brekkie bowl. Continue reading “Quinoa & Ginger Porridge”
I love Bling! and so, inevitably, I love chandeliers and lighting which is sparkly & well, anything that shines!
This beauty in my Feature Photo is whimsically placed: the faux opulence of wood panelling, gilded framed mirror, adjacent to exposed pipes & wiring on the ceiling. It gave this Hoshino Coffee at Raffles Medical Holland Village, a very whimsical feel, along with the fun seating (think leather sofas, corner seats looking out onto busy Holland Village, the waitstaff immaculately attired, Butler-style. Continue reading “Hoshino Coffee: The Incredible Lightness of Being”
Both Loving Husband & I come from food-centric families. Hence, it is not surprisingly that our own little family unit is also the same. Although Older Daughter and I are finicky about food, we do enjoy eating the things we like. And of course, Loving Husband & Younger Daughter love most food experiences!
To me, the best food in the world comes from my mother’s kitchen. When her busy travel schedule & energy levels allow, I would receive a phone call with an invitation to dinner; I get a blast of nostalgia just thinking of the yummy things she made for us when we were growing up & having the difficult task of deciding what I want her to make. Cooking for others is one of the ways she pours love into us, and her kick these days is to make old favourites healthier but still tasty!
Her Popiah Parties are legendary; it is a feast several days in the making, because it’s not just the filling that has to be painstakingly julienned & cooked, the many ingredients prepared, Mom also likes to serve Ginger Longan Tea & Seafood Porridge along with the popiah.
And here are some other dishes which I grew up with, which I continue to enjoy today.
Feature photo: Mee Siam (Nonya Spicy Rice Vermicelli)