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Easy KL Hokkien Mee

For the longest time, I had been craving for the authentic KL version of hawker-style Fried Hokkien Mee – thick, dark, slippery, sticky noodles with lots of gooey, caramelized gravy and a breath of wok. If you recall, my previous encounter with Hokkien Mee was at Temasek restaurant, which did a terrible job at promoting… 

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Make Up

Basics of Nude Look Makeup

Apart from all the catwalk classes and the talks at Amber Chia Academy, each student is required to go through 4 lessons of make-up, conducted by their in-house make-up instructor, Sharon. What I love about their makeup classes is that we are flexible to arrange the sessions with the instructor, according to our own timing…. 

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Jade Pot Dim Sum

Dim Sum at Jade Pot

It’s been a long time since I last had my dose of dim sum, the dainty, bite-sized Chinese food that is usually taken during breakfast. Well, times have changed now, and many restaurants are offering dim sum from morning til night, providing a constant supply to satisfy one’s cravings should it occur any time of… 

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Hair Talk

Hair Care Tips

 So far we have attended talks on fashion sense, communication, posing for photography and diet at Amber Chia Academy. This time, it was a talk on Hair! Yes, one cannot deny that hair is one of the most important element to a model’s look. Healthy hair shows that the model is hardworking, well-groomed and cares… 

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Simply Mel's

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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