These photos are at least a year old and I’ve been meaning to write about it for a while and it’s coming to mind more often since I’ve been planning my next trip home to Singapore! I’ve been back a couple of times since at the new location at Dempsey since Candlenut got acquired by […]

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Kebaya Tales by Lee Su Kim is collection of short stories which makes for a lovely bedtime read in one sitting, more anecdotal like how my grandmother and mother tells stories and recounting childhood days and growing up, sprinkled with magical photos of the sarong batik fabrics, beautiful accessories and the elaborate Korosang that holds the […]


  It’s the day on the Lunar Calendar to eat glutinous rice dumplings also known as zong zi in mandarin and in Hong Kong and Macau, where a crew of men and women row “dragon boats” together with a drummer seated at the base of the boat. The legend of Duan Wu Jie (端午节)begins with […]

Shot on an antique round marble table my mum inherited from an old friend. This recipe post is a tribute to my awesome mother who gave up her youth and adventures for a life of housewivery mothering 3 kids. There was always freshly made food on the table, breakfast, lunch, tea snacks, kueh kueh, dinner, […]