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Intro to Malaysian Food: Penang

Intro to Malaysian Food: Penang

Do you travel the world in search of mouth-watering cuisine? Then Penang is the perfect food paradise for you! Known for its huge variety of street food, Penang’s culinary scene is heavily influenced by its beautifully diverse Malay, Chinese, Peranakan and Indian cultures. First time […]

Roasted Za’atar Spiced Eggplant with Labneh

Roasted Za’atar Spiced Eggplant with Labneh

My friend Wuen has a natural talent for creating improvised dishes that always turn out beautiful and delicious. She invited us over for a Middle Eastern food fest at her place and I helped her cook a couple of dishes, one of which was grilled […]

A Toast to Great Views: Rooftop Bars in Singapore

A Toast to Great Views: Rooftop Bars in Singapore

Singapore has a gorgeous city skyline and no trip is complete without a drink or two at rooftop bars with a view. Here are four popular bars, from tallest to shortest, with gorgeous views of the city skyline. The views and experiences are really different, […]

Easy Orange Sorbet

Easy Orange Sorbet

There’s nothing more refreshing than enjoying a bowl of delicious homemade fruit sorbet. It can help you cool down on a hot day and is a beautiful end to a summer dinner. This orange sorbet recipe is really easy to put together and has all […]

New GPSmyCity Article Apps on Singapore + Free Upgrade!

New GPSmyCity Article Apps on Singapore + Free Upgrade!

  Attention food and travel lovers, I’m excited to announce that my first articles on Singapore are featured in the GPSmyCity travel app, which turns your smartphone into a personal tour guide. Both articles focus on the vibrant and delectable food culture in Singapore, and […]

Baked Malaysian Spicy Whole Fish

Baked Malaysian Spicy Whole Fish

  If you love spicy food, you’ll love this spicy baked fish! My friend Anita (queen of spices!) made this dish for me along with other deliciously spicy food. The marinade is a perfect blend of hot and sour, and infuses the fish with a […]

Spring into Sydney

Spring into Sydney

Springtime in Sydney is absolutely lovely! Since Australia is in the Southern Hemisphere, spring starts in September and lasts through November. The weather is mild (mid 70s Fahrenheit, 20s in Celsius), there are dozens of festivals and activities, and best of all, it’s not peak […]

Oven Roasted Veggie Stack

Oven Roasted Veggie Stack

I’ve been thinking a lot about food plating lately. Taste is of utmost importance of course, and I’m happy to eat a plate of ugly food if it’s delicious. But lately I’ve been thinking of how we can get that fancy restaurant plating at home […]

Top Vegetarian Restaurants in Singapore

Top Vegetarian Restaurants in Singapore

When I travel, I find it a challenge to eat enough healthy fruits and vegetables on the go, especially when I’m not cooking my own meals. This can be doubly difficult for vegan and vegetarian travelers who are visiting countries with a meat-heavy diet. Fortunately […]

Cake Baking Tips from a Novice Cake Baker

Cake Baking Tips from a Novice Cake Baker

Yes you read that right and might be thinking, “why should I take any advice from a novice?!” I don’t blame you but hear me out! Most baking advice are written by experts and sometimes they skim through steps that are so glaringly obvious to […]