Not quite char siu

There are some things in life that cannot be rushed – such as stretching in the morning, reading a poem… and making char siu 叉燒. When I was in primary school, my dad would pick me up after class and we would have lunch together. We often went to a nearby kopitiam where my cousin and her…

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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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Double Yellow Line

A double yellow line road marking means different things depending on where you’re at. In Singapore, this means that no parking is allowed at all times. Violate this rule and risk being fined S$70 (approx. 40€ / US$50).  The theme of this week’s Photo Challenge on Daily Post is “yellow”. The first thing that came…

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