Casual Dinner At Casuarina Curry

I have been telling KM that I wanted to eat Thosai (Dosa – தோசை) for the longest time but has never got round to it. He asked his buddies for suggestions where he could bring me but they vaguely recommended “a shop across Mustafa’s in Little India”. Last night as we drove along Upper Thomson, … Continue reading

Food Photography Is Alive

Breaking News… Tonight is the event! And I was afraid food photography ban would be enforced in Singapore! This is Singapore we are talking about – where food is the national past time and food photography is part and parcel of any diner with a camera, even a phone camera 🙂 Calling ALL Food photographers, … Continue reading

The World Street Food Congress 2013 Teaser

As you may have suspected by now, my take on food leans towards home-cooked and street food cuisine. I am really excited about this upcoming event! World Street Food Congress 2013 to be held in Singapore from 31st May – 9th June 2013! F1 Pit Building & Paddock 1 Republic Boulevard Singapore 038975. Check out … Continue reading

Rendang – Labour of Love

Rendang is a spicy meat dish originated from the Minangkabau ethnic group of Indonesia. Along with the main meat (beef, chicken or mutton), rendang uses coconut milk and a curry paste of mixed ground spices: ginger, galangal, turmeric leaves, lemon grass, garlic, shallot, chillies and other spices. Rendang – Labour of Love Recipe Ingredients: Serondeng … Continue reading

Serbian Ćevapi

A very delicious breakfast I had in the Old Town, Baščaršija, Bosnia, few years ago (they were pan-fried on a huge greasy griddle not unlike teppanyaki style). Ćevapi or Ćevapčići is a grilled dish of minced meat eaten with Lepinja (sort of pita bread pronounced Lep-yee-na) served with minced onions and sometimes Kajmak (a homemade … Continue reading

Bosne i Hercegovine

A country plagued with bullet riddled buildings. A country full of beautiful peace-loving people, generous with their hospitality. A country where simple pleasures in life are not taken for granted! The sufferings inflicted on civilians from the war between 1992-1995 leaves much despair and to despair. I am talking about Bosnia and Herzegovina, a country I … Continue reading

We Like It Haute!

 On our table were (not in particular order) Basmati Rice, Butter Chicken, Chicken Classic Curry, Chicken Tikka Masala, Chicken Vindaloo, Gilafi Kebab, Chicken Tikka with Tandoori Spices, Daal Makhani, Naan, Naan with Garlic, Lassi and Mango Lassi. We almost always order the same dishes. We should be more adventurous with our taste buds next time 🙂 I love … Continue reading

Börek Bakehouse

As promised in my previous Turkish Bakehouse post, I went back to say “Merhaba” to the chef and bought myself the Cheese & Spinach and Spicy Lamb Gözleme AUD6 each from Börek Bakehouse on Elizabeth Street. This time round, I remembered to ask the young man behind the counter to warm them up. He was … Continue reading

Die Die Must Try!

If you ever visit the sunny island or little red dot on the world map called Singapore, also known as The Lion City, these are the foods you die die must try (Singlish :p) at the infamous tourist food spot, Newton Circus Food Centre (where most foods are served in Styrofoam and plastic cutlery since … Continue reading

Crinkled Cut

Crinkled cut potato chips – Crispy on the outside, but not exactly crunchy. Happy dining 🙂