Author Archives: K

Muah Chee 101 – Boil, Microwave, Pan-fry & Steam

Muah Chee (From top left, clockwise] – Using the steam, pan-fry, boil & microwave cooking methods. We wrote on how to make muah chee in 10 minutes using the microwave previously and we received quite a few questions from readers asking whether it’s possible to make muah chee using other cooking methods. We tried various cooking methods (i.e. steam, pan-fry &Read More

Luncheon Meat Riceball (Spam Omusubi) in 10 minutes for Busy People

Have you heard of Spam omusubi (aka Luncheon meat riceball)? Apparently EVERYONE in Hawaii loves it! It’s a fusion dish of Japanese (obviously the rice…) and American (Spam). My Japanese colleague (Kaya) luckily knew how to make it! I told her my two requirements: Convenience – it has to be made in our office pantry, and REALLY quickRead More

Fanny Ice Cream – Authentic Vietnamese Food in Singapore #15

I was really surprised to spot a Fanny ice cream parlour along East Coast Road (2 shops away from Saigon Sandwich)! Fanny is probably one of the most successful ice cream chains in Vietnam – It’s almost everywhere in D1! I read that the Singapore branch is Fanny ice cream’s first one outside Vietnam and there are big plansRead More

Introducing BT!

Exciting times ahead. Wish us luck!Read More

Wrap & Roll – Authentic Vietnamese Food in Singapore #13 (Includes: Exclusive interview)

Wrap & Roll (W&R) at the Star Vista I was elated to know that W&R is now in Singapore. That was my go-to place in HCMC when I need a quick snack. We tried several appetisers and rolls from the branch in Star Vista which were all competently done. However, the one dish that stoodRead More


Happy Birthday, my dear friend!Read More

2013 – Fabulous 30

2013 is a good year. I spent my 29 travelling and my 30 doing (mostly) sensible stuff. I got engaged and had my first taste of LDR. I finally got my driving licence (yes, 12 years later than most people). I attended Le Cordon Bleu. I can swim now. I attended T’s graduation (again). I am happy with whereRead More

Viet Lang – Authentic Vietnamese Food in Singapore #12

Viet Lang is located in the beautiful arts house (the old parliament). LEMONGRASS WHISKY – This combination is a killer, it was so good that I had two. PRAWN SALAD – Very refreshing but unfortunately, the prawns were overcooked. BANH XEO (Vietnamese Crepe) – Viet Lang’s version was small and compact. The crepe was too thick and thus, turned soggy quickly. A ratherRead More

L’atelier de Joel Robuchon – Wednesday ladies night vs. Sunday Lunch

It’s not that difficult to tell that we are fans of the Joel Robuchon restaurants. Read [Singapore] L’atelier Or Joel Robuchon – One of Those Tough Choices In Life? Read [Las Vegas] L’atelier de Joel Robuchon – A Pictorial Read [London] Raining Celebrity Chefs I have to share these 2 great menus offered by L’atelier. I tried themRead More

[Ho Chi Minh City] Randomness & Fab Restaurants

This is another overdue post but I will like to give a shout-out to a couple of fab restaurants I visited in my last Saigon trip. Kita Coffee This charming café is located at the far end of Nguyen Hue Street. The café was great for sandwiches, pasta and people watching of the bustling streets in D1. Add: 41 Nguyen Hue St,Read More