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After little more than a week of breathing cleaner air, walking under blue skies, and eating curried meals, it’s time to say goodbye. My appetite parts with a last kopi halia (coffee with ginger and condensed milk) and one last call for Hainan roast chicken rice at Maxwell’s Hawker centre.
I’m staying in Singapore in the home of my host Faye. She is one quarter Nyonya; one quarter Malaysian Chinese descendant. Her other three quarters are Chinese. Faye loves cooking and I asked her to teach me how to cook a couple of her favorite home-style recipes. Tonight she teaches me how to make [...]Continue Reading →
My host in Singapore, Faye, loves to bake. Last night she whipped up a couple carrot cakes and beckoned me into her kitchen to learn her easy recipe. She could make this cake blindfolded if it made any sense. As she called out the ingredients, she had me pay particular attention [...]Continue Reading →
Faye, my host in Singapore, is one quarter Nyonya (Malaysian Chinese) and loves cooking. Kari ayam is a curry chicken recipe she enjoys cooking for dinner parties. It’s truly easy! As Faye cooks this recipe, she gives little shouts of delight. The dish was coming out perfectly and she was quite pleased with herself. It’s [...]Continue Reading →
On July 24, 2011 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
Singapore — I’ve been to Singapore once before. Last year I visited a friend who was working here for a 6 month project and she toured me to her favorite food stalls. One spot I remembered and wanted to return to was the Thunder Tea Rice stall at Lau Pa Sat (stall 12). [...]Continue Reading →
On July 21, 2011 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
Singapore — I wake up happy. The air, noticeably humid, might make the day go south for some, but I like humidity. I tend to think it does good things for my skin. I start with an hour of Nike Training in the living room. Sliding doors open to [...]Continue Reading →
SINGAPORE – I’d read about it the Hemispheres mag’ on the plane, but I never thought I’d experience it — Collagen meals. On Orchard Street, I order a bowl of 拉面 (lāmiàn, hand-pulled noodles) fortified with collagen. Pudong Wanton Noodle Soup at Continue Reading →