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The Nostalgic Singapore Food Trail

by Rosemarie John November 1, 2011

By Rosemarie John – As the island rapidly develops into a modern metropolitan city beyond expectations, Singapore is losing or rather forgetting many of its old traditional ways and places that oozes in ancestral culture. Competing with the rest of the world, one can’t help but progress towards the future without sacrificing the rustic charm every now and then. Back […]

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Coffee & Toast Malaysian Style – Where to Have It?

by Rosemarie John October 19, 2011

By Rosemarie John– Well known as a kick-start to the day ahead, a cup of hot piping frothy goodness tastes different in every country. Discovered by an Ethiopian Goatherd, roasted and brewed in Arabia and spread across Europe, Asia and the Americas, coffee has become a staple need in everyday households. Though much of coffee in Asia is cultivated on […]

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Great Taste Dim Sum in Selangor, Malaysia

by Rosemarie John October 11, 2011

Tucked away in the corner of an over-crowded and ever growing residential area of USJ in Selangor, is a delectable Dim Sum restaurant that offers some of the best bite-sized portions of pork, chicken and more. Not as famous as it should be, Great Taste Hong Kong Dim Sum truly lives up to its name. Offering a variety of dishes […]

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Dining at the Verve at Marina Bay

by Rosemarie John September 26, 2011

The question of where to dine in Singapore can be a hard one. With over a 1000 restaurants and eateries that have sprung up over the years, it is simply impossible to have dined at every spot. But every now and then you stumble upon a special place that oozes in rich culture, hospitality and tantalizing bites. Located just across […]

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Where to Eat in Singapore – Part II

by Rosemarie John September 19, 2011

Its been 3 months since the foodie frenzy of  Where to Eat in Singapore – Part I  and its time for an update. Here are more tasty dishes and great spots to savour the flavours of Singapore! One of the most interesting places to have a meal at is at the Chinatown Complex situated at 335 Smith Street. Its a […]

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Tasting an Ubudian Delicacy

by Rosemarie John August 19, 2011

The most talked about dish on the Island of the Gods revolves around that of a suckling pig. Referred to as ‘Babi Guling‘ by locals, a whole pig is marinated in ground chilli, turmeric and oil and stuffed with more chilli, onions, ginger, galangal, candle nuts, coriander, lemon grass, pepper, dried shrimp paste, coconut, bay leaves and traditional spices.  Skewered […]

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The Hyderabad Biryani Hunt – Where to Savour Them

by Rosemarie John July 28, 2011

It may seem odd to many that all I may pen about Hyderabadi cuisine is its biryani. Nevertheless my biryani quest was provoked by the unsatisfied and incomplete taste of the authentic Hyderabadi biryani that I have savoured all over town back home in Malaysia, across Indonesia and Singapore. That precise zest that I yearned for and undoubtedly recognized from […]

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Where to Eat in Singapore – Part I

by Rosemarie John June 19, 2011

Singapore is a food haven as most travellers already know… Even a week in Singapore isn’t enough to have tasted all its culinary delights, so lets start with Part I of this food adventure! Chinese Mix Rice Found mostly in hawker centres or food courts in malls, Mix Rice or otherwise known as Economy Rice is a splendid way to […]

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When in Malaysia – Have Hainanese Chicken Rice

by Rosemarie John June 10, 2011

The food ownership debate between Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand on which city Hainanese Chicken Rice originated from initially has gone on forever. Being least of my concerns, I am just thankful that Chinese Immigrants who migrated to these lands brought along with them, their rich heritage and amazing food culture for us all to savour centuries later. So, here I […]

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