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Nonya Rempah 101: Sambal Titek and the road to Sambal Buah Keluak

Nonya Rempah 101: Sambal Titek and the road to Sambal Buah Keluak

Sambal kangkong, sambal udang, sambal buah keluak — when it comes to Peranakan sambal, it all leads back to rempah titek. Think of rempah titek as the mother sauce of Nonya cooking, one that can be built upon to yield other bases for the cuisine’s […]

Easter Egg Painting Workshop with Eat To Draw

Easter Egg Painting Workshop with Eat To Draw

We had a blast at our Easter egg painting workshop conducted by the super talented Carlyn Law, who has made a true art out of playing with her food.   Check out Carlyn’s work here.

Into The Wilderness, Alone

Into The Wilderness, Alone

If you haven’t done it, the idea of travelling solo can be frightening: You can’t delegate the planning to someone else; you are solely responsible for everything that happens while you’re on the road; there is no one else to blame if you hate your […]

The Most Underrated Restaurants In Town

The Most Underrated Restaurants In Town

In a city where new restaurants seem to open every week, the hottest restaurants are usually the latest ones. But come back a year after their feted openings and they may not always hold the fickle city’s favour. I, for one, am guilty of choosing […]

Brining Basics For The Best Roast Chicken

Brining Basics For The Best Roast Chicken

It’s taken me years to learn that brining chicken is far easier than anyone lets on. Distilled to its essence, it’s just mixing salt and sugar with water, and soaking a bird in it overnight. Yet if you googled “how to brine a chicken”, a […]