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Food & Drinks, Travel, Where to eat

I recently went on a Sweet Potato Hunt in tokyo. In Japan, come winter time, you will see different types of Satsumaimo (sweet potato) flavoured snacks. For about 3 centuries, ishi yaki imo (roasted sweet potatoes on stones) were sold street side from vendors and then eventually trucks. This tuber has been popular in japan,…

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Food & Drinks, Recipes

Love is in the air! Spoil your loved one this Valentine’s day with breakfast in bed featuring some beautiful buckwheat pancakes accompanied by red wine spiced poached pears. The buckwheat pancakes are sweetened by banana, and they are soft and delicious; along with the sweet and tender pears and the tanginess from the yogurt, rest…

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Food & Drinks, Recipes

I love making smoothie bowls because you can get creative with them by making any combination of flavours and top it up with your favourite berries and crunchy things like granola and nuts! It also means a more satisfying meal than a regular smoothie because you can’t down it in 10 seconds. You can make…

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Food & Drinks, Where to eat

Halo halo, literally translated to “mix-mix”, doesn’t actually originate from the Philippines. Rather, inspiration may have come from the Japanese dessert called “kakigori”, as seen in other Asian icy desserts like Singapore’s “ice kachang”, Malaysia’s “cendol”, and Vietnam’s “che ba mau”. The idea of putting sweetened toppings and creamy syrups or liquids may have come…

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