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Nille's gravad lax sauce is legendary
Food & Drink

Nille’s famous mustard & dill sauce

By On Thursday, 12 March 2015

After a stroll to the water’s edge, just as the sun was sinking yesterday evening, we turned for home and made dinner. Without further a-do, here is the recipe for a traditional Swedish… Read More

Beautiful white sandy beaches are people-less at this time of year
Food & Drink

Sweden: sky, supermarkets and sandy beaches

By On Wednesday, 11 March 2015

I am writing this post from a windswept but beautiful coastal town of Simrishamn in Sweden. It feels like a deliciously random place to be and is surprisingly beautiful, even this early in… Read More

stack of pancakes
Brit Stuff

Pancake Day

By On Friday, 20 February 2015

I was thrilled to have managed to organise a pancake party earlier this week. Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day, was just a few days ago and always creeps up on me, unannounced in my online… Read More

Gong Xi, Gong Xi
Festivals

Gong Xi, Gong Xi

By On Thursday, 19 February 2015

WISHING YOU A HAPPY, HEALTHY & PROSPEROUS YEAR OF THE GOAT! Click on the link below to play an awesome CNY game of lo hei (for those not living in Sing, lo hei is… Read More

Sushi worth queuing for
Food & Drink

Far East Plaza…for sushi worth queuing for

By On Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Doesn’t sound very likely does it? My Japanese friend NH got me on to this and he’s not usually wrong about sushi joints. In fact, it was him that booked me into… Read More

HC Changmoh
Brit Stuff

Winter wonderland: skating at Hampton Court Palace

By On Monday, 5 January 2015

Before hotfooting it back to Singapore shores, which I reached last night (is there anywhere better to be in January? I don’t think so; it’s lovely to be home) I popped up to London… Read More

Gingerbread house a la Mary Berry
Festivals

DIY gingerbread house

By On Friday, 19 December 2014

I don’t know if it’s because I love the story of Hansel and Gretel but I am very partial to a gingerbread house – especially at this time of year. I like… Read More