Entries from October 2009

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Croque Madame

I find it a little disconcerting that I’ve never posted about les croque monsieurs et madames before. I’m not the hugest fan of sandwiches but I don’t think the words exist to adequately describe my love for these. Stripped back to its core, you really have little more than a glorified ham and cheese sandwich, […]

Friday, October 9th, 2009


Happy birthday, grownup! I guess now that you’ve crossed this threshold, I really don’t get to call you siew pang yao anymore, eh? It took me a while to figure out how to write what I wanted to say here, but I think I’m just gonna go with the pictures. Suffice to say that these […]

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Take Two

So our holiday in May to San Francisco + Napa Valley (which really was meant to be a pilgrimage to all things Thomas Keller) got cancelled, but following the recent holiday to Tokyo, and the reservation to Per Se in New York for our upcoming trip in December that I’ve just secured, I think we’re […]

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Mac & Cheese

I’m a huge fan of macaroni & cheese. I mean, what’s not to love? Perfectly cooked pasta (I quite casually use whatever shell, tubular or twisty short pasta I’ve got lying around interchangeably), creamy béchamel, and – swoon – oh, the cheese. I also really love that it’s one of those dishes you can eat […]