Lifestyle

Asian Grocers in Canberra and A Mini Haul (Part 1)

Today, I’ve got a little mini haul to show you. These are some purchases that I made on a mini-tour of a few Asian grocers in Canberra. I was inspired to take a look at some Asian grocers because I wanted to see if I could find some kaya. It’s ok everyone, relax, I know you were deepl
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Recent Eats

I’ve been a bad food blogger. I didn’t cook recipes for the blog last week as I had planned to. In my defence, I did create some new recipes (and made some yummy dinners) but we were staying at mum and dad’s and while they have a lovely kitchen, it was overcast a few days and the ligh
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Singapore Condo Tour

Now that we are back in Canberra, it may seem a strange time to give you a tour of our Singaporean condo. I found these photos though and thought you might like to have a squiz, especially at the kitchen where, so far, all of the recipes on this blog have been cooked. Now before I sta
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Singapore Life #40 – Goodbye Singapore

Zàijiàn, Selamat Tinggal, Kuṭpai, Goodbye. That’s ‘goodbye’ in Mandarin, Malay, Tamil and English, which are Singapore’s 4 officially recognised languages. This will be the final ever Singapore Life post, as tonight, we jump on a plane and head back to our beloved Canberra. Top 5 Thin
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My Favourite Dried Herbs and Spices

I actually started to write this post on my favourite dried herbs and spices as part of my spice rub post on Monday. As you can see, it has turned into a bit of a monster though, so I thought I’d post this today as a Wednesday bonus. As we are moving from Singapore to Canberra at the
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Singapore Life #39 – Tree Top Walk

A few weekends back, Key and I did the Tree Top Walk in MacRitchie Reservoir Park   I looked up the map online and found that there were a few different tracks to get to the Tree Top Walk. I figured that Route 6 with a round trip of about 7km would probably be best for this unfit
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Singapore Life #38 – Chinatown During Chinese New Year

Last weekend, we decided that we would like to see Chinatown during Chinese New Year. This is our second Chinese New Year in Singapore, but we didn’t get to see a lot last year as we were still pretty fresh off the plane.   It’s the year of the horse which means unexp
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Singapore Life #36 – Din Tai Fung

Din Tai Fung is a restaurant chain that started in Taiwan in 1974. They have locations around the world (including Sydney) In 1993 The New York Times named them one of the top 10 restaurants in the world and a few locations around the world have been awarded Michelin stars. I had neve
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Singapore Life #35 – Boat Quay at Night

Key loves to take photos at night and he has very nicely let me show you these pictures that he took of Boat Quay at night. Because I am not the best at editing night photos, I’ve left these as is :)   Boat Quay can be a bit touristy along the restaurant / pub filled waterfront,
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