Chinese cuisine is far from boring when you find yourself at Lotus, a fairly new establishment in the heart of the CBD.
Shallot pancakes are the easiest snack to make in the afternoon, and all you need are five ingredients (flour, water, oil, salt, shallots) which should mostly be in your pantry.
By day, Mr. Wong serves up dim sims and come night time, Cantonese dishes with a Western twist. Last night was a rare occasion where my whole family could go out and enjoy a meal together, so I compromised with the choice of cuisine they enjoy and the Western vibe that appeals to the younger ones.… Continue reading Mr. Wong, CBD
Friday Yum cha and coffee with the closest, then made a beeline to the shops to pick up groceries for dinner. I ended up making a pasta bake and a tomato, basil and bocconcini salad. Saturday The rain was on hold for Cloud Control who put on a free acoustic performance at the Opera… Continue reading Downtime
Wishing you a belated happy Chinese New Year! I hope you start the year with red pockets, and loads of candy, nian gao and radish cake. CNY is always so much fun, and I’m even looking forward to trying N2’s festive gelato offerings this week. For my non-Chinese readers, may you all enjoy watching the… Continue reading Year of the Horse
This afternoon my family had yum cha together, with all of us present at the table. After feeling slightly pregnant and wanting to squeeze out of my jeans, I picked up a marrakesh-inspired dress from Target – must admit I’m enjoying their designs of late a lot more. I could not pass up a transeasonal… Continue reading Comfort
Today I managed to buy several little gifts for my mum’s birthday in an hour. I am so indecisive when it comes to getting presents for this lady – is it just me or are Asian parents genetically programmed to refuse gifts? With my family, there’s frequently either a “this much have been expensive” muttered… Continue reading On the gift of acceptance