The Saturday Kitchen – Easy Balinese Roast Chicken (Ayam Betutu)

I'm almost apologetic posting yet another Bali inspired recipe, but let me say first that the cuisine of Bali is quite different from the rest of Indonesia. While it features the same kind of ingredients, the Balinese use them in a way that results in distinctly different flavours. It's a bit more earthy, less fiery,... Continue Reading →

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The Saturday Kitchen – Green Chilli & Tomato Sambal

It's not Saturday. I missed the boat again...but let's just pretend its Saturday today and we're going to make a nice meal tonight. Whatever you have planned, this addition is going to fire it up a bit more, and add a bit of tropical holiday excitement to the dinner table. ūüôā So here goes... There's... Continue Reading →

As a freelance travel journalist, I sometimes like to capture candid shots of people on the streets to catch the¬†local flavour. But I¬†am¬†aware that some people don't like having their pictures taken by strangers, and in parts of Asia,¬†the older folk¬†in particular,¬†can be a little¬†superstitious about having their photo taken. To get round that, I¬†sometimes... Continue Reading →

Photo 101 – Pop of Colour

Had a lovely lunch tasting today at St Pierre, Singapore's only Relais & Chateaux restaurant. It's a fine dining French restaurant at One Fullerton, overlooking the Marina Bayfront. Lunch stretched over three hours, ending with a magnificent dessert trolley of petit fours, from little cakes to macarons, jellies and chocolates. Here's my pop of colour... Continue Reading →

The Saturday Kitchen – The Best Babi Guling in Jimbaran, Bali

Since returning from my weekend in Bali earlier this week, I have been constantly thinking of my very humble but exceedingly delectable meal of babi guling at warung Karya Rebo, a simple eaterie at Kedonganan in Jimbaran. Babi guling, as many would know, is one of the most iconic dishes of Bali -- suckling pig... Continue Reading →

The light outside today is not warm, but hot and glaring. So for today's assignment, I¬†felt it best to pick something out of my heap of holiday photos. I think warmth and light from the sun is nicely captured here, illuminating one of my favourite desserts, Baklava, perfectly paired¬†with sweet tea Turkish style. This was... Continue Reading →

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