It has been more than a year since I wrote about learning to bake bread at a baking school in Singapore. To be precise that was posted on the 14th of October 2016. During this period when I went MIA from this blog , my husband and I decided to move to Sydney and then … More Catching Up | Welcome back to the blog (urbanfoodlover)
I have been afraid of baking bread at home for the longest time. Yeast and dough starters have scared me. I have often felt overwhelmed with terms like kneading, proofing, oven temperatures, bulk fermentation and enriched dough. Tell me, why do you “punch down” kneaded bread dough meant to rise? And do you know the … More Homemade Breads At A Baking School in Singapore
We chanced upon Oh Deli @ East Coast Road , one evening desperately looking for a way to appease our hunger after hours (maybe even days) of physical and mental exertion. Read unpacking boxes and cartons and suitcases and more boxes and cartons and suitcases. For the unaware, we had to move into a new teeny-tiny … More Oh Deli @ East Coast Road Singapore
I want to thank The Vintage Cookbookery for nominating me to The Liebster Award. I was delighted to accept. The questions posed to me were as follows, along with my responses: 1) What are your favourite herbs to cook with? It will have to be basil, mint and coriander. 2) What food do you absolutely refuse … More The Leibster Award
“Where good food makes people happy” – This is what “Chef Icon” Cafe and Bakery, in Singapore boasts about. I discovered the little cafe, set amidst the charming shop houses in Kampung Bahru Road, one evening while I was walking along the road. Not really hungry at that instance, I took a quick peak inside and the … More Where good food makes people happy : @ Chef Icon, Singapore
I would like to say “Tea or rather Chai is the new Black” with the opening of Chai Times in Singapore. Perhaps I sound lame saying this, but Chai Times is a new chic tea cafe, modern yet vintage and preserving all the authenticity of the traditional tea cuppa from India. In fact I was walking … More Time For Some Chai @ “Chai Times Singapore”
Shopping, eating out and watching movies are perhaps the 3 most done activities in Singapore on weekends I think. Besides Singapore has so many cuisines and food outlets (they may not be as authentic as something is traditionally supposed to be but at least choices are available) that a cab driver once told me “wherever … More Freshly Baked by Le Bijoux
I love the holiday feeling that has taken over the blogging space – with so many incredible posts, photography and holiday food recipes – I have been overwhelmed reading them. Thank you everyone for sharing all these wonderful posts. So I decided to share what’s happening during the holiday season in this part of the world and … More Merry X’mas in the Tropics – The Orange Thimble Cafe
However silly the header of this post may sound, I was just trying to put in something similar to the popular food and beverage review site (hungrygowhere.com) in Singapore 🙂 So what is HUNGRY WICH’S? It is a sandwich and muffin joint at the basement of One North, Fusionopolis in Singapore. And here is how … More Hungry? go where ? Goto Hungry Wich’s in Singapore
Have I told you all how much I love this place in Singapore? Alright I know you must be thinking this is one of those organic joints started by some health freaks who are into vegan, vegetarian foods serving gluten free , wheat free, sugar free etc kinda foods (fancy names for some ? :)) … More Get Real @ Real Food Singapore
Ever wanted a perfect burger? I know it is difficult to define the perfect burger and it will vary based on everyone’s palette and preferences. Burgers at a popular gourmet burger joint – “BERGS” in Singapore are quite good though. I believe this place was started when 2 Aussies looked around for the perfect burgers … More Burgers @ Bergs Singapore!!
Ever heard of a Sri Lankan Brunch? Atleast I had not heard of this one before. So when some friends of ours told us about a “Sri Lankan Brunch” at SpeakEasy in Singapore I did not know what to expect. What I had in mind was dosas, idlis, coconut chutneys – something that is traditional … More Anyone for a Sri Lankan brunch?