For the first time in my life I cooked a crab. Two actually, and this, after my first attempt at cooking crayfish last weekend. I didn’t kill them myself; I got the fishmonger to help me kill them (memories of how my mother’s thumb was hurt after a particularly frisky crustacean used its pincers to … Continue reading Adventures of the culinary kind
We have #saladmonday and #saladwednesday in the office (just four of us now), primarily because it is ridiculous paying so much money for a few leaves and be faced with a limited range of options for protein and greens. Which then leads me to one of the things I played with the past two weeks: … Continue reading An eggy headache
I think the only thing my Ah Mah (grandma) used in her kitchen was the Almighty Wok. It was truly a thing of wonder – she fried the best chicken wings, steamed the best buns and made magic in that little space that she had. I am ashamed to say I have so many toys and can’t … Continue reading So many gadgets, so little time- but try this: tuna patties
Being a mother. I see my mum, my friends, and I marvel at the pain and pressure points you have to go through. I know I caused my mum a lot of heartbreak and tears over the years. I don’t know how she keeps sane. She worried, fretted, and does so even now, of course, … Continue reading It’s never easy
You know, the SO was shocked a few months ago when I told him that the Bovril we have in Singapore does not contain beef. He was so disgusted that the first thing he did when we got back from the UK earlier in the year was to go to the fridge and chuck the … Continue reading Cans canned
Today my country lost a hero, a titan, a Man who set a vision for this island nation, who transformed what was essentially a tiny outpost, to what it is today – a global city. He was an imposing figure, and I remember always being struck by how full of conviction he sounded whenever he … Continue reading Goodbye, Mr Lee
I mean, blog. Where do you find the time? I struggle with this for a few reasons – I obviously cannot (and shouldn’t) blog during the time I am in the office (unless on behalf of the company I am currently working for), and given the nature of my job I am kinda working around … Continue reading How do you all do it?