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  • Paleo Banana Bread

    A Sweet and Healthy Treat – Karin’s Paleo Banana Bread Recipe

    One of my favourite cakes is banana bread (not sure why it’s called bread and not cake though…)! I make this frequently at home. When Peter and I started eating Paleo about two years ago, this became my go-to sweet craving. I love that it’s both sweet and filling, yet...
  • Cold Brew Coffee

    Novice Guide: Homebrewing with the Iwaki Water Drip (Cold Brewed)

    The heat of Singapore makes a cold brewed coffee the perfect beverage for this coffee lover. My first bottle of cold brewed coffee was discovered while rushing from one part of town to the other. No time to wait or sit down, I decided to grab a bottle of...
  • Novice Guide: Homebrewing Coffee Basics with the Aeropress

    Here is the story of how we began our days of homebrewing with Aeropress… It all started with a broken handle (portafilter) on my espresso machine and a loaned Nespresso. You can imagine the major disaster it was when our espresso machine’s portafilter cracked. I won’t lie when I say that tears...
  • Taiwanese Dumplings

    Delicious Handmade Taiwanese Dumplings

    Dumplings are one of those things that I love to eat, but they always seemed too complicated to attempt, even for someone like me who obsessed with making everything from scratch. After being introduced to homemade Taiwanese dumplings by my dear friend Betty, no other dumplings seemed to ever match that taste...
  • Mr Clever Drip

    Novice Guide: Homebrewing Coffee Basics with the Mr Clever Dripper

    I’ve been making coffee (espresso-based coffee) at home for years but it’s only recently that I’ve started using alternative brew methods. This post will be about my current favourite tool which is my Mr Clever dripper. Prior to this, I would wonder why anyone would spend more money at...
  • Perk Coffee Cupping

    Novice Guide: Instant Coffee vs Homebrew (Alternative Brew) Coffee

    My relationship with coffee started while I was young. I gave a brief intro in my last article, Flavour Notes: Coffee Cupping with the Pros at Perk Coffee. However, in this and my next few articles, I am the novice. I want good, homebrewed coffee but without confusing myself with...
  • Perk Coffee Cupping

    Flavour Notes: Coffee Cupping with the Pros at Perk Coffee

    I absolutely loved my first coffee cupping session a few weekends ago. I’ve had a relationship with coffee since I was a teen. And when I say relationship, I mean that we’ve always had that connection in some way. First it was the Saturday morning Nescafé (shock horror –...
  • Vietnamese Pho – Comfort Food at its Best

    For all Pho-natics, here is our take on how to make Pho Bo (Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup) Pho (pronounced as fuh or feu) is simply a beef bone broth slow cooked with a hint of earthy, aromatic dry herbs, served with noodles and garnished with fresh, fragrant herbs, beans...
  • Pollen Executive Chef Steve Allen

    Chef Talk: Steve Allen about Pollen

    I’ll admit that I was a little bit starstruck when I walked into Pollen to interview Chef Steve Allen. Near the end of last year, Chef Steve took over the kitchens at Pollen, Singapore’s iconic and beautiful fine dining restaurant and bistro housed in the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay....

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