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things i cook/put into my mouth

Kaya – the YL experimental version

Ingredients: 500ml coconut cream (I use Kara) 10 eggs 150grams fine sugar (Most of the recipes i read actually ask for about 400grams to 600grams of sugar for the same amount of coconut cream and eggs.) 1 teaspoon vanilla essence/vanilla … Continue reading

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Painful ~ 痛苦

Which is more painful? a) To have lunch with someone whose only comment of the food is “This is so fattening!” (and that comment is repeated ad nauseam during the entire meal… once every few minutes.) b) To have dinner … Continue reading

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Bread ~ 面包

Yesterday, we baked some frozen bread for lunch. There were some leftover bread in the oven. Today, the ah-boy asked, “How long are you all going to bake the bread??” To which the auntie replied, “Yesterday, we baked for the … Continue reading

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Respect ~ 尊敬

I have a habit. When I am eating alone, I need to read something in order to get my food in. Anything as long as it is in a language I understand. Someone commented that this is very disrespectful towards … Continue reading

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Honey ~ 蜂蜜

Saturday. I was hanging out at a hotel lounge with a friend. We ordered a pot of mint tea and with it, came two little pots of honey. Since both of us do not fancy sweeten tea, the two little … Continue reading

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Kettle ~ 水壶

Once upon a time, I knew someone was keeping a personal alcohol bar at the bottom compartment of the wardrobe. The reason being that it fulfilled all the necessary conditions of keeping wines and alcohols – cool and dark with … Continue reading

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Wine fan

Suddenly, I feel like having some wine. May I know, when did I become a wine fanatic? People who knew me well enough would know that I detest the description “alcoholic”. And whoever who had the audacity to add the … Continue reading

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Popiah ~ 薄饼

I had popiah for dinner today. At the popiah stall, I noticed that the stall lady was using popiah skins from two different packs. Being the busybody curious person I am, I asked, “May I know how come you use … Continue reading

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Ice cream ~ 冰淇淋

Amazingly, a 12-stick box of ice cream actually survived being intact for about 2 months in our fridge. Usually, such a box of ice cream couldn’t survive more than 2 weeks in our fridge. The trick? Buy ice creams that … Continue reading

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Question ~ 问题

Does anyone know what is the correct Chinese and English name for the Malay dessert of agar-agar?? Jelly?? 谁知道该如何称呼由马来名称演变而来的甜品 – agar agar 啊???

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