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Ice-Cold Noodles to Beat the Heat—or the Chill

“Don’t cut the noodles,” my mom tells me, as she piles a large, grey-ish mound of thin, stretchy strings into a bowl. “It is good luck to keep them long.” She smiles, and then pours in the half-frozen, vinegary beef broth, creating a slushy moat around the island of noodles. She gently places half of

Stop Your Strawberries Going Moldy for 2 Weeks With This Simple Trick

Strawberries are the seasonal fruit pretty much guaranteed to liven up any picnic, barbecue, or outdoor festivity. But they’re only in their prime for such a brief time; it’s sad when they start to go moldy.   Illustration – Unsplash | Skyla Design Within a few days of being picked, the delicate fruit will develop

Roasted Root Vegetable Salad With Fresh Herb Dressing

Serves 4 to 6 For the roasted root vegetables: 4 carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces 2 medium red onions, peeled, halved, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces 2 fennel bulbs, outer layers removed, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1/2 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon thyme leaves 1 teaspoon rosemary leaves, chopped Salt and pepper For the herb

The Blaylock (Honey, Grapefruit, Lemon, And Seltzer)

The Blaylock Have you ever drizzled a really good grapefruit with honey? It’s one of those perfect combinations, so it’s not shocking that the pairing works in a glass, too, as Milwaukee’s Adam James Sarkis demonstrates with this recipe. It couldn’t be simpler to combine honey, grapefruit, lemon, and seltzer, but the mixture is surprisingly

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

For the Mid-Autumn Festival, Mooncakes Are a Must

These decadent Chinese pastries, a holiday tradition, are surprisingly easy to make at home Mooncakes, or yue bing, are the quintessential food of the Mid-Autumn Festival. The festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar, marked by a full moon. This year, it falls on September 13. In

Grind-Your-Own Turkey Burger Blend

Why This Recipe Works: Grinding your own turkey for burgers reaps big rewards when using collagen-rich turkey thighs. To ensure a silky texture and to help the burgers retain moisture, we made a paste with a portion of the ground turkey plus gelatin, soy sauce, and baking soda; mushrooms provided meaty flavor and texture. If you

Vietnamese Summer Rolls, A Refreshing Snack

Rice lies at the center of Vietnamese cuisine. The crop is abundantly grown throughout Vietnam, with paddies especially concentrated around the Red River Delta in the north and the Mekong River Delta in the south. Even the shape of the country has been described as a bamboo pole with a basket of rice hung at

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

Pizza Meets Grill

When my husband George and I lived in Coronado, California, while he was serving as a Navy SEAL, we were lucky enough to meet and be embraced by the kindest, most welcoming family on the island. The Hartigans’ house has a revolving door of family and friends; they are forever hosting dinner parties and special

On Mango Salsa and Being Brave

What I love most about food is that it is so rarely just food. As humans, we are instinctive storytellers, and food is so often a part of the story: sometimes at the center, sometimes at the sidelines, and sometimes the steady constant that allowed for the rest of life to happen. Ask anyone about

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Buying Fresh Food From China? What You Should Know About the Risks of Contamination

China is infamous for its terrible air quality, which has become so bad in some cities that solar panels show reduced effectiveness because of the thick blanket of smog blocking sunlight for conversion to solar energy. This polluted air goes hand in hand with a more insidious form of contamination: that of the water and the soil. Due to

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Coconut Curry Gets a Backyard Makeover

Every home cook has an arsenal of favorite recipes that they return to over and over again. Growing up, my family ate tuna noodle casserole, taquitos, stuffed baked potatoes, and spaghetti carbonara on a weekly rotation. At the time, my siblings and I were convinced that they were the only things my mom knew how

Put Lemon On Your Fish? Thank Humoral Theory

Put Lemon On Your Fish? Thank Humoral Theory

Western history, from ancient times to the present, is filled with references to the four humors. Sometimes maligned, sometimes revered, and—in the modern world, at least—often misunderstood, humoral theory is one of history’s most enduring medical practices. The four humors have shown up in literature and theater, in medical textbooks, in visual art, and, perhaps

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Peach Ice Cream

Peach Ice Cream This recipe makes rich, silky custard the color of your great-aunt’s bathroom suite, with the unparalleled flavor and breathy fragrance of fresh peaches. Best inhaled when it is freshly made, or at least within one week, as the flavor is soon lost. 4 large ripe peaches (about 1 1/2 pound) Zest and juice

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A Noodle Salad From the Land of Smiles

Thailand is known as the Land of Smiles because of its genuinely happy and welcoming people. Bangkok, the country’s capital, is the place I called home for eight years of my childhood. One of my favorite Thai dishes is yum woon sen, a beloved glass noodle salad dish. The word “yum” literally translates to “mix,” and refers

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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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