Let me tell you about rainy days. In the middle of the scorching summer heat, it is a pleasant and an immensely welcomed treat to have light cooling rain-showers paired with a refreshing breeze. This kind of day smells and feels like home to me (aaah, the tropical monsoon), hence comes a craving for comfort … Continue reading Sinigang Phở
Today officially kick starts summer on this side of the world, and as you can see, everyone's creeping out of hibernation or simply waking up from all the daily haze. There are these little things called distractions which disguise themselves as meaningful preoccupations, and I have to admit that I have fallen prey to these … Continue reading Slow-cooked Chashu Pork Bao and the summer solstice
Seafood is something I wish I can have everyday. Meat is love and all, but I just realized I've been having a love affair with seafood and fish all my life without even knowing it. My grandfather was a fisherman, and my dad has always been a fisherman's son (Read: we had to have fish … Continue reading Scallops + Shiitake and a Chou-rave, radish, cucumber salad
Happy new year! It's time to welcome 2016 – and not only with a bang but also with a soul full of love and gratitude (and chez nous, with a bao 😋) !
Wow! It's almost the end of 2015. I can't believe how fast the days are passing. I mean seriously, didn't we just got back from the summer holidays?! I always have a tough time catching up from summer break and regrouping to real-life pace. I take my sweet time to peel out the past season … Continue reading Spiced up like a chili con carne
Aren't breakfasts just the best thing in the world? Okay, maybe one of the best. But you know what I mean, right? Breakfast can literally ease you out of the comforts of your fluffy bed and blanket with just a simple whiff of bacon or the inviting smell of coffee. And that sets you up … Continue reading Be Sage. A chèvre and eggs breakfast.