10 ways of the Pata Negra

Just before the Christmas hols last year , I had the pleasure of visiting my sister who lives in Singapore. One of her all time favourite places to dine at is Absinthe on Jalan Pasoh, Singapore. Prior to that, Hairyberry had taken me there for the first time and the food was magnificent.  I have [...]

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Bario Salt from the Sarawak Highlands

Bario Salt: Sarawak Highland Goodness

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Eyjafjallajökull

Mid last week, twitter was rocking with so many updates on Eyjafjallajökull it was hard to miss the news.  Many civil aviation authorities throughout Europe ordered their country’s airspace closed because of a cloud of ash from a volcano in Iceland, forcing up to 6,000 flight cancellations across the continent. The extent of the disruption [...]

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Brace your belly for Balut!

This week’s Travel Tip by @TLWH features, the stuff that good horror flicks are made of. It’s gruesome and gory .. it’s a snack from the Philippines called the Balut.   Balut is one of the most popular treats in the Philippines amongst Filipinos. It’s found mainly towards the end of an afternoon and at [...]

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Karl’s Beisl

Weekend are the best for relaxing, catching up on blogging, reading.. oh yea, and eating too! This weekend the owners of Karl’s Beisl invited us via Pureglutton, along with several other Food Bloggers, to a review at their restaurant.  The Cuisine of Austria, which is often incorrectly equated with Viennese cuisine, is derived from the [...]

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Photo(s) of the Week – La Jolla Cove

This is La Jolla! One of my TOP 5 places to live, in the whole, wide, world, if I had the choice.. it is LUSH, gorgeous, unpolluted, offers great water-sports (work on that great tan!) and generally is just really, really cool. La Jolla Cove (1100 Coast Boulevard) is a very small beach, tucked between [...]

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5 secrets to Sugar Seductions

Today’s exciting Blogger in the Spotlight (BITS) is none other than the accomplished baker, Mama Min. Mama Min is a sugar artist who makes cakes that tell stories.. so without further ado, here is the interview with her. 1. What got you started ? I’ve never considered myself a baker as I didn’t bake very [...]

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Sanuki Udon

Noodles are an integral part of world cuisine, from the East where we have Ramen, Udon, Pad-thai,  to the West where we have Spaghetti, Capellini, Pastitsio and from the refined, angel hair pasta to the unrefined, macaroni cheese.. it’s noodle mania that has caught on and spread throughout the earth like wild fire. But few [...]

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The shapes of porcine love

What is circular? What is round? A quarter rolling on the ground. A wheel is a circle, so is the moon, A bottle cap, or a big balloon. What is a square, with sides the same? The wooden board for a checker game. A slice of cheese, a TV screen, A table napkin to keep [...]

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Travel Contest: Win Prizes Doing the Blog Hop

THE BLOG HOP IS NOW BEING PLAYED ON SIX GBN MEMBER BLOGS. Please click here to find out where to play this week. . . Next week, the Global Bloggers Network are kicking off an amazing 3-week travel contest that you’ll want to play. Win Great Prizes $2,000 cash prize thanks to Contiki $1,000 worth [...]

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