Singapore Life #38 – Chinatown During Chinese New Year

Last weekend, we decided that we would like to see Chinatown during Chinese New Year. This is our second Chinese New Year in Singapore, but we didn’t get to see a lot last year as we were still pretty fresh off the plane.   It’s the
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Easy Chicken Rice at Home

This time, exactly one year ago, Key and I arrived wide-eyed and pretty nervously at Changi Airport. We have lived in Singapore for one year today! I’m calling it our Singaversary :) What better way to celebrate, than to share with you, my chea
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Slow Cooked Lamb and Fig Casserole with a Sumac Salad

A few weeks back, I told you about some of the things that I’m still not used to about Singapore. I can be a bit of a glass half empty kind of person, but don’t worry, today I have a whole bunch of things to tell you about Singapore that I love! Fair
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Sweet and Sour Chicken with Apple and Pineapple

My dad likes fruit but doesn’t like fruit in his savoury meals. Fair enough, that’s not that unusual. Mum loves to tell a story (potentially exaggerated…I’m not sure) about making dad his ‘favourite’ meal of sweet and sour when they were newlyweds. A
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Singapore Life #14 – Our First Visitors in Singapore!

We had our first visitors in Singapore last week. My mum and dad stayed with us for a week. They are travelling around Vietnam and Cambodia now and they will be back with us for a few days at the end of the month. Here are some photos from what we go
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Nasi Goreng

About twice a week I get that dreaded ‘I don’t feel like cooking dinner’ feeling. When I was working full time, this seemed to me like a fairly reasonable feeling and was probably based on tiredness from the day as well as a touch of laziness. If I g
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Mystery Meat – Thick as Glue

It’s Tuesday, so it’s Key’s blog today. I have nothing more to say other than: gross.   I cant remember what this ‘thing’ was called, but I can tell you it was the thickest, gloopiest, most gelatinous monstrosity I
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Mystery Meat – Chicken Rice

It’s Tuesday, so more Mystery Meat for you from Key. You can find the rest of his posts here.   This episode of Mystery Meat covers the magical and mysterious chicken rice. How can something so simple taste so good? It’s so uninvitin
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Mystery Meat – Mixed Vegetable

Today will feature one of Key’s ‘mystery meat’ food adventures in the hawker centre below his work. You can see Key’s other post here. The food in this hawker centre can be really good. I’ve had Indian there myself and i
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