Carbonara with capsicum, salami and mushrooms

This will be last of my cooking adventures for a while. I think the most fun was actually the cooking itself even though I often ended up eating the same dish two days in a row. The trials of cooking for a single person! Work is piling up and once again, the convenience of eating out is pulling me back out of the house. The good news though is that I’ll be going on a short holiday soon, so I’m quite excited to document my eating adventures then. Continue reading

Honey soy salmon with mashed potatoes and avocado

It’s easy to get intimidated with dishes consisting of many different ingredients, but trust me, this was a really easy dish to make. Perfect for those busy evenings when all you want is to eat quickly. Today was one of those days where everything seems to go wrong. Class ended late, the MRT BROKE DOWN so I ended up taking a long detour home. Thankfully, the supermarket wasn’t so crowded, so I’m was in and out within 10 minutes. Once I got home, I was so hungry that I immediately started cracking…  Continue reading


When I was student in Auckland and staying in a hostel, there were times when my friends and I would be so tired of hostel meals that we would head down to the city for dinner. Eating out in Auckland is not cheap compared to eating out in Singapore. However, I will always be forever grateful to the ethnic Korean and Chinese restaurants that sprung up around the city. They provided an opportunity for us homesick Asians to fulfill our rice and noodle cravings. They were also priced very reasonably and proved very popular among students living in the city. Continue reading

Avocado on toast with an olive and cheese omelette

I confess that I am not a morning person. At all. If I’m up early, it means that I probably have an early class or I’m not feeling well. Hence, breakfast always inevitably becomes brunch for me. Furthermore, I’m not a huge fan on starting the day with a huge meal. If anything, lunch or dinner is the main big meal for me. My breakfasts/brunch tend to be a quick snack and I run off doing whatever it is I have to do. Continue reading