Happy Bintan-Kelong Trip (2)

All You Need Are … Friends and Food Nothing can stoke one’s appetite as well as a bunch of ravenous friends on a mission.  The friends reached the kelong at the very late hour of 3pm, Bintan time. there, lunch was waiting. They were so happy and relieved; […]

Happy Bintan-Kelong Trip (1)

When Friends Gather, All Hell Breaks Loose  Once upon a time, 35 friends/families/colleagues and 16 bicycles met at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal. They wanted to take the earliest ferry out to Bintan, to go to a kelong.  After a 2 hour ferry ride through pretty calm seas, they […]

Pummeled By Pandan

The pandan chiffon cake was a childhood comfort food. So ubiquitous, it can be found in any bakery here and very cheaply too. I should be able to handle it. Or so i thought.  But. First of all, I was troubled by the sheer number of discourses in […]

A Cheesecake Chortler

1 year ago, inspired by the blue moon, I decided to make Japanese chiffon cheesecake. I made many. And the results were all the same. I gave up. Or rather, my family suggested that I gave up. There’s a limit to how much failed cheesecake they could stomach. […]