29 Delights: Yummy Chicken Curry in a Hurry!
Chicken curry, that familiar orangey red curry with chicken and potatoes that appears almost every time you see a set of bain-marie at a house warming party, is the kind of dish which is so ubiquitous that it is hard to pin down what it really is. To a Singaporean, chicken curry is that familiar […]
Mediacorp Star Award Appearance
This hobby of mine has really brought me to where no GP has gone before! My latest appearance on the Mediacorp Star Awards to present the Social Media Award must be my most unnerving experience as I had to speak in Mandarin on live TV. When I was initially approached to do this, I had […]
Tiong Hoe Specialty Coffee: 50 years and still learning about Coffee
If you are looking for the coffee “Yoda” of Singapore, then you might find him sitting in Tiong Hoe Specialty coffee with a group of disciples trying to pick the brains of a man who has been roasting coffee beans for over half a century. But even after such a long pilgrimage, Mr Tan insists that he has […]
ieat’s cooking show: Ep 2 Salted Fish Steamed Pork Recipe
In this video, we learn from Mr Koh of Fragrant Garden Teochew Restaurant how to make a very simple, yet delicious dish which everyone can make at home. The key ingredient in this dish is the salted fish or mui heong which you can buy from your local wet market provision shop. This salted fish […]
Swee Kee Fish Head Noodle House: The history of Ka Soh!
I am sure most of our readers would have heard about Ka Soh and many would have eaten their famous Fish Head bee hoon soup and har cheong gai. But I haven’t…. till now. Ok, I know it is hard to believe, but you know, I started blogging about Singapore food in 2006 because when I […]
Best Eats in Valencia
Mention Valencia and one will immediately think of paella which is what the city is famous for. It is also known for the iconic City of Arts and Sciences, an entertainment-based cultural and architectural complex designed by Santiago Calatrava and Félix Candela. Singaporeans will feel very welcomed in the city as the Valencia football club […]
Vintec V40SGeS3 Wine Fridge
I have been wanting to get a wine fridge for the longest time. I am not a big wine collector as I am only a social drinker, but I do have a few bottles which I have picked up over the years. These bottles have been lying in my cupboard thus far and all I […]
Ieat’s cooking show: Ep 1 Teochew Steam Pomfret
Steamed pomfret is a classic Teochew dish and Mr Koh of Fragrant Garden Teochew restaurant shows us how he cooks it at the restuarant! This is the best way to savour the soft, tender flesh of the Chinese Pomfret (pampus chinensis, dao chior). Ingredients Chinese pomfret or silver pomfret 600-700g Salted mustard green 1/2 cup […]
Sixties Teochew Traditional Minced Meat Noodles: Old School is Best!
I have, of late been on a Bak Chor Mee renaissance. I do go through food phases, just like any other foodie and currently, I am again on my Bak Chor Mee phase. This latest food phase was inspired by the bak chor mee at this very stall which is my current favourite place to […]
Jin Ji Braised Duck: Next Gen Braised Bento!
Here is a glimpse of the future of our hawker food! A braised bento set. Being an entreport, Singapore has always been a crucible for cultural rempah (spice paste). In the past, the Malays were introduced to the hokkien noodles by the Chinese and mee rebus was born. The Indians married the Chinese love for […]
Best Traditional Eats in Old Madrid
One of the best things about my trip to Madrid was its sense of history. Spanish people like things the way they are, so there are many quaint old restaurants in Madrid which have changed little in centuries. It is not surprising then, that the world’s oldest restaurant listed in the Guinness book of World […]
Kok Sen Restaurant: Solid Old School Cze Char!
Time flies. The last time I wrote about Kok Sen restaurant was back in 2007 which was 8 years ago! At that time, I would never have imagined that I would still be blogging about food in 2015! Anyway, if you are one my readers who actually read the post on Kok Sen which was […]
MasterChef Asia: Do You have What it Takes to Be the First Ever MasterChef Asia?
I am so excited that the world’s most loved cooking competition will be held in Singapore for the very first time and it’s going to be an Asian wide event that will pit amateur cooks from all over Asia including Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and countries as far away as China and Taiwan! Wouldn’t it be […]