Happy Holidays

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Christmas

Yes, ’tis the season of giving and with all the hustle and bustle of getting things together for the big day, I realise how overwhelming it can get, you know……waiting in the shopping line, sitting in traffic, hiding presents in unsuspecting places, etc. And then I remember to tell myself that it’s time to take a breather and celebrate the days … Read More

After Dinner Delight

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Mango Pudding

One might say that the strength of Chinese cuisine doesn’t lie with its desserts, and fair enough since we don’t house a range of elaborate puddings that involve complex sugar craft. We do however have our version of after dinner sweets that serve their purpose. And with that, here are… three reasons why to eat dessert after a meal: 1. … Read More

Memory Of Flavour

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Chillies

I had read somewhere about the difference between flavour and taste. Flavour attaches more to our memory than just the momentary adjustment of the dish. It made me think about the food I love and long for, mostly the ones from childhood. In my younger days in Vietnam, rice was what we ate mostly. There was a particular essence to the … Read More