I am craving

aka How akatsukira would spend her last day on earth. Breakfast: Roti prata Tau huey (sweetened bean curd) Soya bean milk (see above) with you tiao (chinese churros) Nasi Lemak Teh Tarik (or even just ginger tea) Teochew porridge Taiwanese porridge Dan tart Soon Kueh Chwee Kueh Kaya on white plastic bread Bak Kut Teh […]

Beef Stroggy

Went a bit mad buying weekday lunch ingredients in the supermarket last week. Cooked pounds of chicken thigh, pounds of carrots, and pounds of ham and beans, leaving behind half a cow in the fridge. The critical question today was not whether I could get the RO1 edited in time, nor whether I’d remember to […]


The only way I can tolerate eating breakfast is to switch things around regularly. A 4 or 5 day stretch of cereal and milk can put me off the stuff for months. Even peanut butter on oatcakes is not immune to this quirk¹ of mine. And toast is particularly susceptible to this immense hatred of […]