Category Archives: French

Tis the Season to be Jolly

With the mention of Christmas, what comes to mind? To me, besides 2 Corinthians 9:15, Christmas is all about giving and being merry. My first christmas as a chef means people now have higher expectations of the food I prepare. … Continue reading

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Mark & Spencer’s Croissant – Singapore vs. London

I like the buttery croissants I had in London’s M&S.  I love butter (sorry heart, I will try to eat such sinful food moderately) – I remember an incident when I put a large slab of butter on a small piece of … Continue reading

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[London] Raining Celebrity Chefs

Celebrity chef restaurants are everywhere in London. I tried a couple of them during my stay. The title of the post coincides with the current weather in London – Cold & wet but I’m certainly not complaining. 🙂 Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay … Continue reading

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[Ho Chi Minh City] Trois Gourmands – A Date with the Truffles

I had my most value worth fine dining experience ever in Trois Gourmands. The restaurant serves good French food in a non-intimidating fine dining ambience. I introduced Trois to my friends visiting Saigon – Most of them love it so much that they returned for … Continue reading

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[Beijing] My Perfect Fooding Day

BREAKFAST – Du Yi Chu Go local – Start the day in the century old shao mai shop at Qian Men Da Jie The menu is small – just a couple of dumpling choices and appetisers. I went straight for the highly recommended san sian (Mixture of pork, prawn … Continue reading

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#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

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L’atelier Or Joel Robuchon – One of Those Tough Choices In Life?

Towards the end of last year, I made it a point to visit the Robuchon establishment at RWS before heading downunder. It was hardly any surprise that both experiences at the respective robuchons were highly satisfactory – to say the … Continue reading

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