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Black Sesame Balls / Jin Dui Recipe

About a few weeks back, Saucer suddenly said to me, “Could you make me those black sesame balls that we had from the restaurant the other day during lunch?”. He was referring to those deep fried glutinous rice balls coated with sesame seeds with a black sesame paste filling. Most yum cha places here have… 

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Elegant Walk

Basic Elegant Catwalk at Amber Chia Academy

It’s time for another post on my modeling lessons! It was my second class for the Modeling Advanced Catwalk course at Amber Chia Academy, and we were taught how to do the Elegant Catwalk as opposed to the Basic Casual Catwalk we learnt last time. The difference is that Elegant Catwalk is more graceful, slower,… 

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Secrets of Lousiana

Cajun Cuisine at Secret of Louisiana

I have heard so much about Cajun cuisine from dining in American restaurants but little did I know that Cajuns actually refer to an ethnic Acadian group who spoke French and were immigrants deported by the British from Canada to Louisiana, USA. These Acadian refugees or Cajuns, have since adapted their French cuisine to the… 

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Jade Pot Steamboat

Double Celebration at Jade Pot Steamboat

Ever since last year, my fellow Twitter friends and I would gather to have a Moon cake Tweetup to share the joy of eating moon cakes. Each of us would bring one moon cake of any variety, and it would then be cut and shared with the rest such that each of us could have… 

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Advanced Modeling: Different Types of Gown

After completing 6 weeks of the Modeling Pro course at Amber Chia Academy, it was time to move on to the next level – Advanced Modeling course. The Advanced Modeling course is only offered to those who have completed the Modeling Pro course, and takes 4 weeks to complete. I have just started the advanced… 

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Twinings

An Intimate Evening with Stephen Twining

Twinings, the world-famous English tea company, is no stranger to anyone who drinks tea in the world. The unmistakable tea bag and packaging is a branding on its own, making English tea accessible from every corner of the world since 1706. Stephen Twining, the 10th generation of the Twining family, was in in town for… 

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Kechara Oasis

New Age Vegetarian Cuisine at Kechara Oasis

Every once in a while, I’d like to detox and clean my body off from meat. This is when a vegetarian meal comes to mind. As much as I enjoy the occasional vegetarian food, I find it hard to find those that are not overloaded with gluten or flour, in their effort of making vegetarian… 

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