Thursday, May 27, 2010
Monday, May 24, 2010
I was at St John Island over the weekend. It was a lovely trip. St John is the sister island of Sentosa which is situated at the south of Singapore.
Unlike it's renowned sister, St John is a quiet and sleepy island which attracts very few visitors. I was really fortunate that I was able to witness sunset as well as a stars filled sky at night.
In contrast with the urbanized Sentosa island that is filled with thousand visitors everyday, St John has it's rustic charm and it is really a great getaway for people who wants a break from neon lights and all things plastic.
The management is now renovating some of the wooden huts for rental to the public. Hope I'll get to visit St John again, the last time I visited the island was about 30 years ago.
Saturday, May 22, 2010
I was at Lenord Blake the first time and the beautician actually ran a beauty history check on me. When she asked me how many cups of coffee do I take a day, she was not impressed that I take about 3 on the average. She advised me to cut down my consumption of coffee as it will take 5 glasses of water to flush out a cup of coffee.
This is something that's going to be a challenge. Coffee is something that I can't live without, it's an energy booster for me.
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
These are some of Penang specialties. They are the must try when you are in Penang. I've arranged them in accordance to my preference.
This is a very simple dish, kuay teow soup. I've never tasted anything in Singapore that could match this standard. It's really sweet and tasty, yet the sweetness is not from MSG. It tastes very natural. I really love it.
This Chee Cheong Fan dish is different from Singapore's. The Penang way of making this is to add prawn paste. I really slupped up every drip of the paste.
The Penang curry mee has pig's blood. The soup tastes really good and I don't think coconut milk is added.
Penang Laksa, the all time favourite.
Penang Char Kuay Teow, comes with really huge prawns and they are crunchy too. It's unlike Singapore Char Kuay Teow which is normally fried with black sauce.
Monday, May 17, 2010
Friday, May 14, 2010
Thursday, May 13, 2010
You Choo has been learning organic way of cooking. And I think this bread is really unique, I'm sure it will sell if she were to market it.
My friends from my workplace gave me something that I always wanted, a casual watch. I have many of these casual watches but after awhile, all the plastic straps will break.
Hmm... I am just wondering if I don't leave it in my drawer, will it help? Has the breaking of the straps got to do with humidity?
Monday, May 10, 2010
I had dinner with some of my old friends. Tiong Yun came with a birthday gift for me. It was a great get together, ha ha! I only meet them like once a year
when they celebrate my birthday for me. I remember the last time I met them was also for my birthday celebration.
I guess I must make an effort to meet up with them, especially on their birthday too. ;-P
Saturday, May 8, 2010
Tampines Mall yesterday after work. And she bought me a chocolate birthday cake. The wholesome chocolate was so heavenly. It was not overly sweet and taste rather similar to Roche. She told me she bought it from a Patisserie at Tampines One.
It was really delicious and definitely sinful.
It was really delicious and definitely sinful.
So, after a lapse of many months, I put on sun screen and headed for the pool. Yup, I still enjoy the carefree feeling.
Thanks Mei Feng from the bottom of my heart.
It was Thursday and I had received yet another Bento on my work desk.
I opened the Bento and a fresh fragrant of fried rice and sardine fish met my sense of smell. When I took the first mouthful of rice and sardine fish, I was surprised that it was still hot. I was impressed by the fried rice, it was fried to the right texture and very tasty but yet not overbearingly salty. The sardine was fresh without the unpleasant fishy smell. I wondered what Siew Bon did to achieved this perfect dish.
I finished the whole Bento for breakfast.
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Lumix produces photos that are really sharp, the strands of fur could be seen clearly
Maybe I've not discover how to set its exposure, I find that the photos are a little under-exposed. I've to photoshop it to make the photos brighter.
Love this shot, I love the depth the 20mm len produced.
Monday, May 3, 2010
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