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Fondue for 2 + 1

It’s the middle of winter in Sydney and what’s better than having a mug of piping, thick, hot chocolate to drink? A chocolate fondue, of course! We were at the Theobroma Chocolate Lounge a few weeks back on a rainy and cold afternoon for hot chocolate. After settling Little J down on his high chair,… 

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Malaccan Portuguese Cuisine at Simply Mel’s

Kristang is an ethnic group of people from a mix of Malaccan and Portuguese descent, originated after the conquest of Malacca by the Portuguese in 1511. While there are not many people of this ethnicity around the Klang Valley, I was fortunate to know a lovely person by the name of Alison, who is from… 

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Nutrition Talk

Diet for a Model

When I started joining modeling classes at Amber Chia Academy, I was under the impression that everyone of us would be asked to go on diets, to lose weight and to be stick-thin by the end of the course. And being the food-lover that I am, I was pretty worried about that. Luckily, although some… 

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Simple Nougat / Torrone Recipe by Just Heavenly

 I LOVE Nougat! So I was especially excited with this recipe, since I never thought nougat making can be so fun! Check out the recipe and video below, courtesy of Just Heavenly: Nougat / Torrone Freshly beaten egg whites with sugar syrup – glorious! Video on how to make Nougat Ingredients for Nougat: 470g sugar… 

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Recipes & Hari Raya Centrepieces by Just Heavenly

Can you smell it? The end of the holy month of Ramadan and the beginning of Syawal, marking the celebration of Hari Raya Aidilfitri, is just around the corner. That means all things good – holidays, friends, family and most definitely – food! In conjunction with this festive season, Just Heavenly has come up with… 

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First Impressions & Communication Skills of A Model

It was a Tuesday when it happened – BANG! And all of us were shocked out of our skin in the midst of our conversations. We were, in fact, all sitting and chatting in the classroom while waiting for our guest speaker to arrive that night. True to the saying, “Starting with a bang”, she… 

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Santouka Ramen

Springy Ramen Santouka at Tokyo Street

“One day, after watching Tampopo—a hit Japanese comedy, that featured about a quirky ramen establishment, SANTOUKA’s founder, Hitoshi Hatanaka and his family stopped at a ramen shop for a quick meal. Unsatisfied with the taste of the shop’s ramen, Hatanaka declared that the next time he would be the one making ramen for his family.”… 

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