Author Archives: K

Snippets of [Shanghai]

佳家汤包 – 佳家 is a very popular choice for this local snack.  The shop was fully packed at 3pm and most of the XLBs were sold out already (including the salted egg & pork XLB that I wanted to try). 😦 We settled for … Continue reading

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Majestic Restaurant vs. Chu Dao

Majestic restaurant and Chu Dao are both known for their innovative Chinese cuisine in Singapore.  We decided to go out of our Chinese restaurant comfort zone i.e. Imperial, Paradise Group…. and try out the two well reviewed restaurants. Majestic Restaurant                         … Continue reading

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Ding Tai Fung – Truffle Xiao Long Bao

I love Ding Tai Fung. DTF = Outstanding quality, reasonable prices and consistent standard. It is one of my favourite meal places. Truffle Xiao Long Bao (with DTF’s signature 18 intricate folds) – This is sinfully good but after the second piece, … Continue reading

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Marutama Ramen – Still My Favourite Ramen

Marutama Ramen at United Square There is a ramen craze in Singapore with big names opening every so often.  Even one of the top restaurants in town (Iggy) jumped on the ramen bandwagon recently and opened Uma Uma ramen. Marutama Ramen entered the Singapore market several … Continue reading

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Hatched – Again

[LEFT] Hatched at Evans Lodge. The all-day-breakfast cafe has a second branch in Holland Village now. [RIGHT] Similar to P – I really like the interesting salt & pepper designs. Every table has a different set. FROM LEFT – Sir Benedict & Smoked … Continue reading

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Wilton Fondant & Gum Paste #4 – My Little Blue Box

My Finale Cake – Simple can be harder than complex (Well said, Jobs). This classic design turns out to be more challenging than I thought. It is so much harder to cover the corners of a square cake vs. a round cake … Continue reading

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Wilton Fondant & Gum Paste #3

More gum paste flowers in lesson 3– [LEFT] Daisy – It became my favourite flower ever since I watched the Korean movie Diasy a few years back…..And don’t you think it resembles a beautiful sunny side up too? 🙂 [RIGHT] Chrysanthemum – A rather … Continue reading

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