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Colour-food Symphony

29 Apr
Monochrome Nero Spaghetti

Monochrome Nero Spaghetti

Earthy Wild Mushroom Soup with Truffle Oil

Earthy Wild Mushroom Soup with Truffle Oil

Colour Burst Calamari with Salsa and Greens

Primary Colour Burst Calamari with Salsa and Greens

Bright & Pale Mexican Eggs

Bright & Pale Mexican Eggs

Who knew that we would have a big b(r)unch of colours on our table? And I’m glad it turned out that way that Saturday afternoon at Kith Cafe (Sentosa Cove)! Continue reading

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Bali Hai…

1 Jun

Hello everyone! It’s been a while! My apologies for the long leave of absence! It has been a whirlwind 2 months – travelling and work and preparing for new challenges in life 🙂 More details later in the year!

Recently a whole bunch of friends trooped down to Bali, Indonesia! One of my (and R’s) favourite places in the world! Despite a no. of hiccups we encountered (flaky pple) and the crazy traffic (when did Bali become so crowded?) – explains the sigh of ‘Hai…’ of this blog post’s title – it was still a great time spent with friends! 🙂

Here are some highlights from the trip: Continue reading

A Breezy “Easy Peasy Simply Japanese-y” Cookyn Party

19 Jan

A great big ARIGATOU ありがとう to all who came for the Easy Peasy Simply Japanese-y Cookyn Party! And thanks to the Cookyn with Mervyn team for letting us mess up their kitchen! 🙂

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Easy Peasy Simply Japanese-Y Cookyn Party

28 Dec

Hear Ye Hear Ye! I’m really thrilled! Cos I’m going to be having my very first cooking class (since relief teaching Home Econs Classes!) at Cookyn with Mervyn’s Studio (it’ll be Cookyn with Charlotte for one January morning hee!)! *excite*

Easy Peasy Simply Japanese-Y Cookyn Party
15 Jan (Saturday) 10.30am at Cookyn with Mervyn
273 Thomson Road #04-01 (Lift Lobby B)

$95/pax

It’ll be a good time of fun and drinks (wine provided), and in the meantime, you’ll learn how to cook and eat along the way!

Watch and get hands-on action on some recipes that I’ve shared on my blog and learn the basics of classic and modern Japanese home-style dishes that are quick and simple to whip up. It’d be a great alternative menu for CNY Reunion Dinner too!

On the Menu
1. Chawanmushi 茶碗蒸し
2. Mentaiko 明太子 Spaghettini (Spicy Cod Roe Spaghettini)
3. Koro Koro Beef Steak with Vegetables and Ponzu ポン酢 Sauce
4. Matcha 抹茶 (Green Tea) Ice Cream in a Jiffy!

Highlights:

– Tips on how to make the perfect chawanmushi – as smooth as Tao Huey 豆花!
– DIY Ice Cream in a Jiffy – no Ice Cream Maker needed!
– Mentaiko Spaghettini ready in just 5 steps – including the trip to the supermarket!

How do I Join?

It’s really easy joining a Cookyn Party – simply click here to BOOK yourself at slot at Cookyn with Mervyn’s website. And here’s  a map to help you find your way!

See you there!

PS: this is my first post with no photos – cos you’ll be sharing yours with me after the class! yippee!!!

Shimeji Pasta シメジパスタ

4 Oct


I had a sudden craving for my favourite Shimeiji Pasta from my japanese cousin M this past weekend and finally got my hands on the recipe! (Thank you, M chan! ♥♥♥) M is a fantasticschmantastic cook with influences from both her Japanese and Singaporean heritage – whipping up recipes with ingredients that are in season. Continue reading

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