A traditional teochew lunch to celebrate my grandfather’s birthday. Yay!
Instead of reverting to our usual teochew haunts, M decided to try Ban Heng, another popular teochew restaurant. As usual, it’s another no frills restaurant, though the air conditioning and the efficient staff is an added bonus. Continue reading
The feeling of lethargy often hits me a bit more after being back from an intensive trip as the one I had in Japan. Our flight back from Osaka landed at 5.30am in the morning in Singapore. By the time I got back home, I was ready to just sleep for a very long long time. Continue reading
Being Chinese, one of the questions that I sometimes get asked is “what is your dialect?”
The dialect that most non-Chinese would recognize, thanks to the Chinese movies that have made it to Hollywood, is the Cantonese dialect. Roast pork. Shrimp dumplings. Roast duck. You get the gist. Continue reading
The highlight of Chinese New Year, besides the visiting and eating of bak kwa, is the reunion dinner. These days, most families eat out to erase the burden of cooking, thus allowing everyone to enjoy reunion dinner with no cooking/cleaning up duties! Being teochew (on mom’s side), we usually opt for a teochew style reunion dinner and for the past few years, we have been returning to Hang Kang Teochew Restaurant for some good wholesome Chinese cooking. Continue reading