Dessert: No-Churn Rum & Raisins Ice-Cream

Ice-Cream… who don’t love Ice-Cream? I certainly do! Even when I travel for winter vacation, as cold as it could get, Ice-Cream is definitely a must have when there are any that is highly recommendable. Recently, a popular food blogger Bake With Paws shared her NO-CHURN RUM RAISIN ICE CREAM on her blog. And that caught my attention! … More Dessert: No-Churn Rum & Raisins Ice-Cream

Korean Cooking: Korean Rice Cake Soup (Tteokguk – 떡국)

새해 복 많이 받으세요! Happy New Year everyone! This New Year, I decided to make it a Korean New Year meal for my family. And today, I started off with Tteokguk (떡국), also known as Korean Rice Cake Soup. A traditional New Year dish in Korea, Tteokguk – 떡국 is a soup of sliced rice cakes served … More Korean Cooking: Korean Rice Cake Soup (Tteokguk – 떡국)

Reflections of 2016

Happy New Year 2017! A brand new year had started. It a start of a blank new page and now we are given the opportunity to create another memorable year. 2016 had been a roller coaster year for me. End of 2015, I had enough of the hectic corporate world, and decided to take an … More Reflections of 2016

Moist Fruit Cake

My favorite time of the year….. 1 day to Christmas! The excitement despite the busy time at work….. Christmas trees are up…. Christmas Mood is everywhere! About a month ago, I decided to bake Moist Fruit Cake for Christmas this year. So I started soaking the fruits first. Now, it is time to start baking … More Moist Fruit Cake

Happy Winter Solstice (冬至节快乐)

Happy Winter Solstice (冬至节快乐) everyone! A brief on what Winter Solstice is all about. Winter Solstice (冬至) is one of the important festivals celebrated by the Chinese and some other East Asians during the winter solstice period which usually fall around December 21 / December 22 (in accordance to the East Asia Time). Winter Solstice … More Happy Winter Solstice (冬至节快乐)

C-Novel Review: Stewed Squid with Honey (蜜汁炖鱿鱼) by Mo Bao Fei Bao (墨宝非宝)

One of my favorite translator, Hoju on Hui3r has recently completed a light novel by her favorite (now also mine) author, Mo Bao Fei Bao (墨宝非宝). After having following her translation for Stewed Squid with Honey (蜜汁炖鱿鱼) for several months, the end has finally arrived. With the completion of Stewed Squid with Honey (蜜汁炖鱿鱼), I must admit that I am … More C-Novel Review: Stewed Squid with Honey (蜜汁炖鱿鱼) by Mo Bao Fei Bao (墨宝非宝)

Takayama Travel : Hida Folk Village (飛騨の里)

It is winter again…. for someone staying in a country where it is humid almost year round, heading to the cold winter aka snowy country is something exciting that we look forward to. Although friends whom have grown up in a four season country may have different opinions. I remember once having an interesting conversation … More Takayama Travel : Hida Folk Village (飛騨の里)