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Tag: Drink

  • The (bittersweet) arhat of living

    The (bittersweet) arhat of living

    Jon and I tied the knot in 2016 after being in a long-distance relationship. Although we spent less than a month together in the entire year, it was not difficult to notice an Englishman’s idea of “sweet” – the kind of candied, honey, caramelised sweetness in many British confectionery and desserts (which they like to call puddings). […]

  • Look on the bright (and smooth) side of life [II]

    Look on the bright (and smooth) side of life [II]

    After making varieties out of my smoothies, here are some of my unconventional favourites. Horlicks is my childhood drink, it is enriched with 14 vitamins and minerals. I like to think that the Horlicks I love, is a British product, completed by Singaporeans (the open secret to viscosity is condensed milk). With a smoothie – which […]

  • Look on the bright (and smooth) side of life [I]

    Look on the bright (and smooth) side of life [I]

    Breakfasts used to be effortless with the twenty-four-hour Donut shop around our corner and several bakeries on Clement Street. I could have a Maple-glazed-jelly-filled Donut on Monday, a Char Siew Sou on Tuesday, an Old-fashioned Donut on Wednesday, a bowl of Century Egg Congee on Thursday and a dozen of Donut Holes on Friday.  Weekends are the best. Jon […]