Entries Tagged as 'Recipes: Beverages'

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Thinking Aloud: Iced Pour-Over

Summer in Hong Kong is coming to an end, but my love affair with iced coffee is an obsession that transcends all seasons and temperatures. Since writing that previous post on cold brew, I’ve finally admitted to being lactose-intolerant, given up milk (and sugar) in my coffee, received a Hario V60 set for my birthday […]

Monday, January 16th, 2012

New Fangled Old Fashioned

Recipes are a divisive thing. Everyone’s got an opinion on which is the most authentic or the best. And if there’s a type of recipe that gets everyone’s panties in a twist, it’s how you make a cocktail. This is probably since you don’t need to know how to cook to be able to make […]

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010


I’m not sure about you, but I’ve always been more of a beer drinker than any other sort of alcohol. Sure, I enjoy the odd glass of wine (mostly when I’m inhaling a gooey wedge of brie – only since discovering my lactose-intolerance that’s happened with far less frequency), and once in a while I’m […]

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Ice Cold Brew

I don’t know whether it’s got something to do with the weather – growing up in Singapore meant that I was always in search of an icy-cold drink – or if it’s cos they just taste nicer this way, but I’ve always been an iced coffee kind of girl. I like hot coffee too, especially […]

Monday, December 29th, 2008

Hot Chocolate and Lane Crawford

Lane Crawford is a shopping haven for the well-heeled in Hong Kong. If you’re not familiar with the brand, think of a department store, then replace every single item in it with luxury brands, like Prada, Zegna, and a few dozen other less-known (but equally expensive) ones. But we’ve already established that I’m not really […]