Soft-boiled eggs, Singapore-style

One of the perks of working from home is having a hot breakfast. This morning, AB was boiling some eggs so that he could have them later with rice noodles. I immediately thought of making half-boiled eggs. Ooh! Growing up in Singapore, one of my all-time favorite breakfast foods is half-boiled eggs with kaya toast.…

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No Shitty Coffee in Paris

During a recent heated discussion with AB about where to go for coffee in Paris: AB: “You don’t even like coffee!” Me: “Well, I don’t like drinking shitty, over-roasted coffee.” I seldom drink coffee. Once in while, especially when I travel for work and tend to get less sleep than usual, I would have some cappuccino…

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Remembering Istanbul

This is my first night in Istanbul since May 2012. Like the previous time – which was my first visit to Turkey, I took a few days off to explore the city after completing a work project. This time, my project was cancelled at the last minute due to the situation in the country. While…

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