Pregnancy in Busan

I was alone, my husband was busy with work all day. We had a stash of money that was supposed to last us 3 months (or until whenever the allowances in Won came in), we had no fixed accommodation or date that we would be moving to Busan. The lack of support and ability to understand the language was a huge barrier. Information was mostly in Korean and even the most updated post about pregnancy in Korea was a 2012 article on what to do.

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Pad Kra Pao, aka Thai Pork Basil Rice

I had a craving for Thai Pork Basil Rice yesterday. I love ordering this in Singapore and whenever we visited Thailand. We headed to the most authentic Thai restaurant we that was just across the river from our home for lunch yesterday but the craving was not entirely satisfied there. I wanted more of it. I’m not entirely sure if it’s part of those pregnancy cravings or not, but I just had to cook it again today.

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Char Kway Teow

I realised that day, it’s been a good 2 months since I’ve had this dish. That’s also how long I’ve been away from Singapore because I’m too far along to travel. After our Korean class (it was test day), we decided to pop by the supermarket to get some cockles for char kway teow

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DIY Toddler Toy Guide : Tying Shoe-lace

Though this is really a cheap toy to purchase online, if you are up for making it using recycled materials, this craft project is a nice distraction from the daily grind.

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Chocolate Swiss Roll + Coffee Custard Filling

I love a good swiss roll. But unfortunately, they don’t make good swiss rolls with nice fillings where I am. It is always some jam in the middle, which is the ideal taste I have in mind. In it’s place, I tried out a nice simple coffee custard filling, pretty unusual for swiss rolls, but it goes well with the chocolate swiss roll base. Pretty satisfied, taste wise, for my first attempt!

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Wafu Dressing (Japanese Salad Dressing)

Following two gestational diabetes tests, and many many vials of blood drawn, we went on a Japanese food spree. What is healthier and tastier than Japanese food, especially following such a scare. The meal will always start off with an appetiser of Japanese salad with a really simple and tasty sauce. I love the taste of the sauce so since it’s Japanese curry night, I thought to try it out for myself.

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