Monthly Archives: August 2012

Dean & Deluca – Bye

I am very disappointed with my “attempted” visit to Dean last weekend. HORROR 1- A VERY dead line I tried calling Dean & Deluca for more than 10 times over 3 different days to make reservations but no one picks up the phone. … Continue reading

Posted in Café, Orchard | 4 Comments

[LCB] With a Song in My Heart

More often than not, I find myself finishing cuisine classes on an emotional high – unexplainable, indescribable…but certainly very real. And today, I finally came to the realization that the main difference between kitchen life VS corporate life (for me) … Continue reading

Posted in Random | 2 Comments

Tipping Point

I’ve always known that being a chef is no easy pea – even if I didn’t, I have so many loved-ones who cared to tell me so. Long hours of standing in a hot, humid, greasy, male-dominated & harsh environment … Continue reading

Posted in Random | 2 Comments

[LCB] Intermediate Cuisine Week 6,7,8 & 9

Hi everyone, in case you are wondering….I’m still alive 😛 Recent lack of updates attributed to… 1) Cuisine and Pastry Exams 2) Hillsong Conference 3) K’s fun-filled visit here in Sydney 😀 4) Start of the busiest school term ever … Continue reading

Posted in Le Cordon Bleu Sydney - Australia | Leave a comment

Wild Honey – A Love-Hate Relationship

I have a love-hate relationship with Wild Honey. HATES– 1. “No reservations” policy and long queues 2. Order & pay over the counter when paying premium price tags 3. Notorious bad service – You will never get the side of milk … Continue reading

Posted in All-Day Breakfast, Orchard, Restaurant | Leave a comment

#CookForFamily – P

As part of the Cook for Family Initiative campaigned by Daniel, both K & I had some quality time in the kitchen whipping up a storm (ok, almost) and just having some plain good fun with our respective families. Here’s … Continue reading

Posted in French, Home-Made, Random | Leave a comment

#CookForFamily – K

ENTRÉE GOI CUON (Fresh Spring Rolls with Shrimps, Pork & Rice Noodle) –  I learnt how to make this popular Vietnamese appetiser in Saigon cooking class. My family is very fond of this healthy snack so it’s an obvious choice for the #CookForFamily menu. … Continue reading

Posted in Heng Hwa, Home-Made, Random, Vietnamese | Leave a comment