A Day in Photos

Prologue Sorry for being away from the blog scene the past week. I’ve been extremely busy preparing for my return to Singapore next week; renting out my room, packing up, buying last minute stuff has been incredibly time-consuming and taxing. I’ll be blogging erratically for the next 2 weeks. Hopefully, by then I think I’ll…

Okonomiyaki: Japanese Pancake

April 10, 2008 / Culture, Daily Life / 31 Comments

I used to be one of those people who thought that Japanese people only eat sushi/udon/teriyaki *insert meat of choice* all day. So I always thought their food was…well, kind of bland. Then I was introduced to okonomiyaki, which is Japanese savory pancake of sorts. The pancake is fried with, among other things, cabbage, eggs…

How to Break Chopsticks Evenly

March 28, 2008 / Culture, Daily Life / 15 Comments

You go to an Asian restaurant. From the corner of your eye, you see the waiter bringing over that delicious food. You quickly pick up those wooden chopsticks and break them apart then….crap. It’s uneven. At least for me, I will be sulking for the rest of my meal. Not because I’m such a perfectionist….

Cooking Korean Food – Attempt 1

January 8, 2008 / Daily Life / 15 Comments

I made it my resolution (not New Year’s) to learn how to cook Korean food (my fave cuisine) before I leave Toronto in 6 months. Mainly, because I couldn’t find any good Korean food in Singapore (Actually, I found a great Korean supermarket in Singapore called Solmart.) So anyways I went to the supermarket P.A.T….

Return of the Cake Chronicles

December 23, 2007 / Daily Life / 9 Comments

This is my last night in Montreal before I hop on a bumpy ride on the Greyhound back to Toronto. My boyfriend and I went to Old Montreal to check out Place Jacques Cartier. It’s absolutely gorgeous at night but my camera was too old and too crappy to capture even a fraction of its…

My Decapitated Cake

December 20, 2007 / Daily Life / 5 Comments

This is my second day at Montreal. My boyfriend and I went to Rockaberry Resto-Bar to have dessert. So I ordered a Mille Feuille. It’s French for “A Thousand Leaves’. It’s made out of sugar icing, cookie dough, nuts and tons of cream! Doesn’t it look yummy? But…. it was waaay too sweet for my…