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Neglected Feet

I love shoes! Well, who doesn’t? But after having Little J in our lives, I find that I don’t have time to go out anymore, not to mention shoe-shopping. So, my only other resort was online shopping. The drawback with online shopping is that you can’t see the actual product before buying, and when it… 

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DIY: Sushi and Sushi Rolls

Sometimes, Saucer has random cravings for food and will keep yearning for it until he has had his fix. To me, I see it as an opportunity to explore new recipes and try new techniques, when I cook or prepare food that he’s craving for. Just a few weeks ago, he had a sudden craving… 

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Family Owned Tyrrell’s Wines

It may seem that we drink a lot during our trip to Hunter Valley, but we did so responsibly. Most of the time, we only took small sips of the wine and tossed the rest away, knowing that we would be driving afterwards. Another trick was to constantly hydrate ourselves with water, which was also… 

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The Secret to Cooking and Eating Great Malay Food

Situated for centuries at the crossroads of the ancient spice trade route linking the east and west, Malay cuisine has had time to soak up the influences of India, Portugal, Indonesia, China and Thailand. It has fused these diverse influences together and created its own perfect cuisines from them. Here are some quick tips to… 

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Bangers and Mash

After visiting a couple of wineries at Pepper Tree Wines and Tower Estate, our stomachs were crying out for food. And the timing was perfect because it was exactly lunch time too. We did a quick search with the map from our hotel and saw that Harrigan’s Irish Pub was nearby, so we decided to… 

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Wine-Tasting at Tower Estate

Our second winery stop in Hunter Valley was at Tower Estate, a gorgeous Spanish inspired castle-like building in the middle of a beautiful landscape garden. Tower Estate is relatively new, so it has that modern and chic design in the cellar door and tasting area. I absolutely loved the road on the way to the… 

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Chewy Yam Abacus Recipe

Even though both Saucer and I are not Hakka, once in a while, we do miss authentic Hakka dishes. One of the more well-known Hakka dishes that we both enjoy is the Yam Abacus Beads. Unfortunately, I have never made it before, nor was I exposed to it in my family. But that’s where the… 

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