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Bristling with Fear

I heard a loud shriek from the kitchen. It was my mum screaming away. I was a kid then, and in all my childhood years, I have never heard anything like that; up until then, that is. I almost browned … Continue reading

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Want Some Ass?

Jian Qing gave me two boxes of candies made from donkey-hide gelatin. Donkey-hide gelatin has been a valuable and prominent part of traditional Chinese medicine. This ancient remedy is called “ejiao.” Historical Chinese medicinal texts prescribed donkey-hide gelatin for a … Continue reading

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Poor Hosts

Singaporeans need to up the standards of their hospitality. The last few times I was invited to homes of Singaporean friends for meals, the experiences were horrid. Dinner one recent Saturday evening was a typical example. Cold food lying there … Continue reading

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Our Appalling Hawker Centers

Delicious and cheaply-priced food cooked immediately after you’ve placed your order, and thousands of choices. Where to find them? In food courts or food centers or coffee shops, of course! The food centers used to be called “hawker” centers because … Continue reading

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Avoid Wildfire Pizza

Ordering pizzas is not rocket science. You make a phone call or go online and then the pizzas show up at your door. Unless, you are dealing with Wildfire Pizza. The non-existent pizzeria – there isn’t a brick and mortar … Continue reading

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Modern-day Freakshows

They are mostly women. Although men are guilty of it too. They would stuff a whole live and squirming obscene-looking phallic-like geoduck clam into their mouth and while chewing and half choking, talk about how yummy it tastes. Food porn. … Continue reading

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Descend into Cannibalism

If you have been following, I’ve been experimenting with salads in a half-hearted attempt to fight the flab during the last two months of “house arrest.” Sometimes I added a bit of non-veg, like prosciutto bits, baby abalones and even … Continue reading

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Flattening Curves

Many who have been following the latest developments of the global COVID-19 outbreak will have noticed doctors, healthcare professionals and government officials in recent days increasingly refer to a curve that needs flattening. Called an epidemic curve, it is used … Continue reading

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The Cockles of my Heart

When I was a kid, I used to join my neighbors when they eat cockles. They loved these thumb-size shellfish and ate them almost every night by simply pouring boiled water over them – which caused their shells to open … Continue reading

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Laoshan Oldenlandia Water and the German Connection

So, you’ve got to have your chilli with every meal like any other food-crazy Singaporean? Okay, if that’s the case, at least remember to drink some Laoshan Oldenlandia water. Many people believe that curry dishes or any food loaded with … Continue reading

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