Showing posts from January, 2015

Braised Pork Belly

I get a lot of satisfaction seeing my loved ones enjoy the food I whip up for them.

Now that it is not necessary to separately prepare food for J, I told myself to at least cook for the man and the boy once a week.

[Media Invite] Virtus Fertility Centre, Singapore

Deciding to start on IVF (in vitro fertilization)  to most couples is a last hope to having children. Yet, it is also an extremely stressful decision as it does not guarantee a child even after going through the painful process. 

Encouraging sports for toddlers

When J turned 2, we started looking for some enrichment or extra activities outside of school during the weekends.

However, we were careful not to send him to weekend classes just for the sake of it. We were very clear we wanted something that he will enjoy at the same time learn something along the way, and it does not need to be "academic".

Hokkaido Milk Buns + Ham & Cheese

Ever since I got interested in baking bread, I wanted to bake the "Hokkaido Milk Bread". Google it and you will realize it is popular with many baking bloggers.

There are two methods of making the Hokkaido Milk Bread. One's call the Straight Dough Method and the other is the Tangzhong or water roux method.

Autumn In Hokkaido 2014 - Part 1

We just returned from our year end vacation, yet our autumn in Hokkaido posts are not up yet! Since it was a packaged tour, I thought taking you guys on a pictorial tour will be best!

We started our 7 days in Hokkaido with a visit to the Northern Horse Park.


A minimalist 2015

When we made the decision to embark on the inevitable IVF journey in 2015, we knew at the back of our minds that we needed to make some changes to how we lived our lives.
Honestly, I don't know if I am physically prepared for the journey. 
Always stressing over work, and harbouring the mummy's guilt, plus the many other things on my to do list, it does seem l impossible for my already weak physique to go through the quest.
Something needs to give so that stress of any form does not consume us. 

Mini Traditional Egg Cakes 鸡蛋糕

With so many cooking and baking mums in my network, it is only natural for me to take a keen interest in baking.

Baking to me is also very therapeutic when things get a little stressful on the work front. However, I tend to like working on quick and easy recipes and here's one of my all-time favorites.