Used in a variety of dishes, from fried Carrot Cake to Chai Poh Omelette, this is our favorite as kids. When I visited my grandparents’ hometown in 2012, they even had preserved radish to accompany plain porridge. It was surprisingly yummy.Read More
Traditionally, this dish is eaten to symbolise the reunion of the family. Typically taken on the 15th day of the Chinese Lunar New Year, Lantern festival (more commonly known as mooncake festival now because of the consumption of mooncakes during this period) as well as Winter Solstice).
It is easy to make, and some would like fillings in them. I prefer them small and plain, so to taste the sweet soup better.Read More
You tiao, a fairly easy dish but is sold for $1 at times in Singapore. Which is pricey for something this easy. It is similar to Churros or Crullers, but offers more flexibility in terms of food pairing.Read More
At 11pm, we decided that we wanted Char Siew Rice for supper instead of saving it for the next day’s lunch. Did it stove top this time round, yielded a much juicier char siew than before.Read More
Got a pair of old socks (that still looks pretty good) but you’ve grown out of? Got a new baby coming but you ain’t got time to get some new pants for him/her? A simple upcycling project for your little one by turning old socks into leggings/infant pants!Read More
I’ve never been a fan of 3-day itineraries or those “must-do” in 3 days person. Having been there for almost a year, these are what I would recommend, but do plan your schedule accordingly! If this is your first time in Shanghai, check out the other posts I have on traveling to Shanghai! (Especially the […]Read More
This is a vegetable/herb with tons of uses, and tons of names. The name changes with the region you are in, but it is virtually sold in every country I’ve been to. It is probably the most versatile herb and really easy to repot from kitchen scraps.Read More