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The Family Table: Grandpa’s Famous, Fail-Proof Blueberry Pancakes

Submitted by Stephen A. Sands (aka Grampa Steve), Edmonton, Alberta, Canada “Are you going to make your blueberry pancakes, Grandpa?” That’s a familiar question when our family gathers together on Sundays or for special occasions. You might get the impression that the question is only asked at special events, when in fact, it has been requested whenever

How to Make Umeshu, the Spirit of a Japanese Summer

Just as spring slips and summer arrives in Japan, before the mosquitoes swarm and the thick humidity hits in earnest, ume leads the charge into the new season. Ume, Japanese plums, are just as much a part of Japanese art and life as sakura, cherry blossoms. The trees bloom earlier, at the end of winter

How to Make a Classic French Yogurt Cake

Think of yogurt cake as the little black dress of French baking: an easy, everyday staple that always delights and pairs well with just about everything. With a golden exterior and moist, fluffy crumb, it’s the perfect cross between a pound cake and light sponge cake, an ultimate family favorite for any occasion. Why is

How to Make an Upside-Down Cake With (Almost) Any Fruit

Surely everyone is familiar with the classic pineapple upside-down cake, topped with rings of canned pineapple and dotted with neon-red maraschino cherries, all nestled in a brown sugar glaze. What many people don’t know is that nearly any fruit can be subbed in for the pineapple-cherry combo with fresh, delicious results. Read on for our

Goji Berries: A Superfood Handed Down for 2,500 Years

As I grab a handful of goji berries and toss them into the blender filled with fruits and leafy greens, my mom chuckles from across the kitchen. Why the chuckle, dear Mother? To her, it’s slightly amusing that superfoods like goji berries have only started to become widely known in the West, while these berries have

Best Dessert Spots in Singapore to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

  We may be known as a nation of foodies, but our desserts are also not to be belittled. From traditional to modern, here are some of the nine best dessert spots in Singapore! 1. L’eclair Credit: leclairpatisserie @ Instagram Credit: leclairpatisserie @ Instagram L’eclair is Singapore’s first eclair specialty store, and they have some of the

Amazing Thai Food in Singapore That Is Good and Cheap

Thai food has steadily grown in popularity in Singapore, and standards have certainly kept up as well, owing to Singaporeans’ taste for spicy and tangy foods. Here is a round up of some of the best Thai cuisine places there are, at decently affordable prices! 1. Jai Thai In the heart of the industrial area

Pope Jai Thai: Good Food, Good Service, Greater Cause

For many entrepreneurs, conceiving and building a unique business idea from the ground up is not easy. But the restaurant Pope Jai Thai is one of those rare, up-worthy businesses that have stood the test of time. Some might know Pope Jai Thai, as one that serves good food and employs those with special needs.

Best Prawn Noodles in Singapore – Fresh Prawns and Hearty Soup

Prawn noodles are undoubtedly one of the unsung heroes of Singaporean cuisine. While not as famous as chicken rice, nasi lemak or even mee pok, every Singaporean has his/her favourite prawn noodles, and it’s definitely a comfort food for many of us growing up. Despite Singapore’s hot sweltering climate, no one can say no to

Top 10 Restaurants in Perth

Credit: crestaurant @ Instagram As Perth celebrates a diverse population, the city offers a wide selection of mouth-watering cuisines, including Modern Australian, Chinese, Italian and Indian. Here are the top 10 restaurants in Perth that guarantee will satisfy your taste buds while roaming in this peaceful city of southwest coast of Australia.  Friends Restaurant (Australian

9 Irresistible Yummy Nyonya Kuehs and Where To Find them in Singapore

Eye-popping colours, natural pandan fragrance, grated coconut sweetness.. These are the trademarks of Nyonya kueh. Some may wonder, what counts as kueh? Interesting fact is, there is no strict definition of “kueh”, but rather a general term used to describe snacks, which often can refer to cakes, pastries, cookies and other confectioneries. It seems there

19 BEST NASI LEMAK IN SINGAPORE

Are you looking for a place where you can enjoy some of the best Nasi Lemak here? This fragrant rice dish made with rice, coconut milk and pandan leaf is commonly found in Malaysia, but it’s also considered one of Singapore’s native delicacies. As the years go by, many chefs have innovated and made this

9 Best Cheap Buffets in JB 2019

Buffets can be expensive in Singapore. That’s why JB has become one of the go-to destinations for cheap and good food for many Singaporeans. Here, we have gathered 9 best cheap buffets in JB. 1. Cafe BLD @ Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel Ideally located in Renaissance Hotel, Cafe BLD is a halal-certified restaurant that serves

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On Din Tai Fung’s Menu: 12 Must-Try Dishes at the Renowned Taiwanese Restaurant!

Although its menu isn’t as extensive as some Chinese restaurants in Singapore, Michelin-starred Din Tai Fung remains one of my favourites in terms of finely cooked Chinese cuisine. Unlike some of the Chinese restaurants featuring fiery Sichuan-style dishes, the food served at Din Tai Fung is generally mild yet delightfully flavoured. Here are 12 must-try

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Top 7 best food near Johor Bahru City Square Mall 2019

Ideally located near the border checkpoint, Johor Bahru City Square has become one of the most visited malls by tourists, especially Singaporeans. The mall has a wide selection of restaurants, clothing stores, cafes and entertainment facilities. Despite having many food choices at the mall, do you know there’s also a lot of good food within

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8 Best Zi Char Restaurants in Singapore

When friends ask me what’s a must-eat cuisine in Singapore, I’d say zi char (tze char). Cooked with a lot of love, the Chinese cooking mixed with culinary twists from other cultures has united many people over a hearty meal. There are so many zi char joints in Singapore, and you may have your favourite

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9 Best Japanese Hot Pots Other Than Shabu Sai

Singaporeans like Japanese hot pot a lot. Who doesn’t? Shabu Sai may be one of the most famous places to enjoy great Japanese hot pot in Singapore, but there are many restaurants out there that serve really good ones too. Here are the 10 best Japanese hot pots other than Shabu Sai for your next

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