Leek, Mushroom & Egg Linguine

Last night’s dinner was literally put together on the fly. It had been another hot day, M was away for work, I wasn’t in the mood to cook and even contemplated running out for a take-away. But time passed and soon, it was 7:30. Too late to drive out for …

Meat On A Stick

August 9 was Singapore’s independence day, a day that usually passes like any other save for the three hours in the evening when everyone would tune into the live broadcast of the National Day Parade. An annual ritual, this prestigious event represents the culmination of a year of planning, rehearsals …

Simple Salmon

I was 18 when Salmon Fever hit my family. We started having the fish in myriad forms a few dinners a week – there was grilled salmon, poached salmon, salmon curries, salmon steaks….as many as my mother’s inspiration allowed. Due to its nutritional value (convincing my mother that this was …

Eating Seattle

Seattle. The city of incessant drizzle, Grey’s Anatomy, Starbucks, Kurt Cobain and the Grunge movement, and most importantly, the true home of ‘Pacific Northwestern’ cuisine. On a recent visit in late May, we were blessed with sunny weather throughout the trip, trading in umbrellas and hoods for sunglasses and shorts. …