US Trip December 2016- San Francisco, Los Angeles & San Diego

This is our most expensive travel trip to date. Last December, my husband and I took our 5 year old son & mother-in-law to the US for two weeks. It came about cos K’s brother was deployed to the US for two years, and his mom wanted to visit him. Since my aunt is in… Continue reading US Trip December 2016- San Francisco, Los Angeles & San Diego

Baking & Cooking

Rose Cake with buttercream frosting & pistachios

It’s Mother’s Day last Sunday so I baked myself a cake. I’ve had this rose cupcakes recipe in my folders for quite a while which I saw from a baking book but only got around to doing it today. Might be cos it’s originally a cupcakes recipe? The cake is denser than I thought and the… Continue reading Rose Cake with buttercream frosting & pistachios

Baking & Cooking

Chocolate Pancakes with Strawberries & custard

I saw these folded strawberry pancakes in a Japanese food market the other day and thought they looked absolutely appetizing. Though I’m more of a chocolate lover so I decided to do up my own version of chocolate pancakes~ This is a very quick and easy version. My son enjoyed this dessert very much. If… Continue reading Chocolate Pancakes with Strawberries & custard

Baking & Cooking

Matcha Cake with Adzuki beans filling

I miss the Matcha cake from Miss V bakery in Taipei~ So I tried making my own. The taste isn’t similar, but I guess it sort of curbed my craving for a while! Matcha cake with adzuki beans, coated with almonds and sprinkle of dried osmanthus flowers. I hadn’t actually planned on adding almonds but it’s nearing expiry and… Continue reading Matcha Cake with Adzuki beans filling

Baking & Cooking

Abalone Mentaiko Pasta (10 minutes recipe)

I’ve been wondering how to make mentaiko (pollock roe) dishes for quite a while and happened to see some spicy mentaiko at Fairprice the other day for $5.90. I used half of it for some salmon sashimi and cos there’s still some abalone leftover from Chinese New Year, I decided to make abalone mentaiko pasta!… Continue reading Abalone Mentaiko Pasta (10 minutes recipe)

Places to Bring your Kids

Tsum Tsum roving Carnival in Singapore!

I’m not a Tsum Tsum fan, but this is too cute to miss! The Tsum Tsum roving Carnival is here in Singapore! From 3 March to 2 April 2017, you can head down to Bugis Junction and Raffles City Singapore to take selfies with these giant 2m tall Tsum Tsum inflatables. There’s also different activities… Continue reading Tsum Tsum roving Carnival in Singapore!

Baking & Cooking

Rilakkuma handmade beef burger

This is another superrr easy handmade burger recipe. Just dress it up and it’d look like it’s worth a hefty price at a theme cafe! The bun is from my wholewheat hamburger recipe here. Mix 250g minced beef with half tablespoon of finely chopped onions, half an egg, some salt and pepper. Form two big… Continue reading Rilakkuma handmade beef burger