Caramel Chai Hot Cross Buns

It was an emotional week of national mourning in Singapore after the passing of our first Prime Minister and founding father, Mr Lee Kuan Yew. The previous week had mostly been spent between reading numerous articles and poring through the avalanche of photographs of tearful Singaporeans paying their last respects. It was pretty traumatic and…

Moroccan Carrot Tarte Tatin

So this is my first post in 2015. We’ve finally settled down in our rented apartment in Auckland and started to enjoy summer in our new home. It has been an interesting experience thus far as we’d both thought that the New Zealand summer would be similar to the weather in Singapore. We were proven…

Thai Baked Fish in Banana Leaf

┬áIt’s the peak of the ‘summer’ season here in Singapore. We don’t really have summers here as its sunny and rainy pretty much 365 days a year. Such are the pleasures (or sometimes nuiscance ) of living on a tropical island , just a few degrees north of the equator. So, usually, the husband and…