As our standard of living improves, Singaporeans continue to look for new things to buy with their excess money (Money more than enough – for some). We are not content with just having our tiger beer anymore! No, we want to learn to appreciate freshly brewed beers. We are not content with plain old Magnolia […]
Special Feature: Tau Sar Piah: Singapore’s very own pastry!
Lotus Seed Paste Tau Sar Piah Have you ever noticed that freshly baked Tau Sar Piah from the bakery tastes different from the more traditional Teochew Tau Sar Piahs that you can buy from the Supermarkets? The freshly baked ones have a flaky, crisp and buttery pastry while the packet ones are flaky and dry. […]
I have been hooked on Menu Degustation since my delightful experience at Iggy’s last year. The great thing about a Degustation type meal is that you don’t get overly full and yet your tastebuds are contented after the meal. Great for aging people like me but maybe not for younger people with insatiable appetites where […]
Swiss Baeckerei: Chinese New Year! Time to Pig Out!
Tis the season for Pigging out! This coming Chinese New Year the world’s porcine population is going to suffer a big blow when thousands of piglets make their way onto our plates. Actually, have you ever considered that the pig is actually quite close to humans? Yah, they are hairless, their skin is pink, they […]
Tis the Christmas Season and I thought it would be nice to have a few Christmassy pictures on the blog so everyone will get into the Christmas Mood! I frequent the Swiss Baeckerei because I like the authentic taste of the pastries and cakes here, its really cosy and you get personalized service from the […]
Every now and then, someone will offer to “Blanja” me to lunch. So I took the opportunity to “Ketok”(Slaughter with a Smile) my friend a bit (He quite nice guy with some money in his pocket) and reserved a table at the V TeaRoom. This place is known for its really “over the top” cakes […]