Counting my blessings on my birth month!

This is a special month for me as I turned 33 just a couple of days ago. Due to the amount of workload I have recently, I am struggling to find time to appreciate what I have nor the time to blog anymore. Excuses, excuses and more excuses for not appreciating. Welcome to adult life,…

Butter Pound Cake | Recipe #08/104

For 1 butter pound cake Ingredients: 200 gm cake flour 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 200 gm unsalted butter, room temperature 175 gm caster sugar 3 eggs ½ tsp vanilla extract 50 ml milk Method: Heat up oven to 180C. Place the butter at room temperature until softened.(I did soften this a bit…

Where I’ve stayed: Via Via Guesthouse, Jogjakarta

I stayed at Via Via with my parents and partner. We had 2 different rooms and this review is of our opinion based on our  7 nights stay experience at Via Via Guesthouse in Jogja. It is in no way represent the opinion of others. We have no personal or business relationship with this establishment…

Roasted Brocolli and Bacon | Recipe #07/104

Christopher is away in Paris. So, I thought I wanted to make something easy but healthy option. I look in my fridge and I just found a broccoli. Googled broccoli and heaps of recipe popped up. This particular recipe caught my eyes and that was dinner for the night. This recipe has been adapted from…

Simple Bread Recipe | Recipe #06/104

Ingredients: ½ cup milk ½ cup water ¼ cup honey 2 tablespoons butter 1¼ teaspoon salt 3 cups bread flour (I used 2 cups wholemeal and 1 cup white flour) 2 and ¼ teaspoons instant yeast Instructions Warm milk and water in the microwave for one minute on HIGH. Add all ingredients as order given….

Easy Plum Jam | Recipe #05/104

RECIPES COMPLETED: 05/104 | By: 25 March 2015 I was lucky enough to have some plums from the garden this year. But it was too sour to eat directly. So after some thoughts, I thought that the best option was to turn it into jam. There goes my first attempt of making home-made jam. Yes, I was…

Why Goal Setting Can Fail You!

The Cooking Challenge! Do you still remember that? I set a cooking challenge goal to achieve in 52 weeks. Right? Where am I now? Slacking. I know. I set a goal and had not followed through. One of my real reasons was that I was away for nearly 2 months. So obviously it did not allows me…

Where I’ve Stayed: Orange Pekoe Guesthouse, Kuala Lumpur

This review is of our opinion based on our 3 nights stay experience at Orange Pekoe Guesthouse and in no way represent the opinion of others. We have no personal or business relationship with this establishment nor are we receiving any form of incentive from them. Date stayed: 02 Jan 2014 – 05 Jan 2014 Type…

The Specialty of Southeast Asian Food

Food has always been a huge part of my life but I never really knew why. What I meant was that I have never consciously thought much about it. I just knew that I enjoy food very much and have a strange satisfaction from it. Please don’t get me wrong, it is nothing to do…

Where I’ve stayed: Le Metrotel, Ipoh

This review is of our opinion based on our 2 nights stay experience at Le Metrotel Hotel and in no way represent the opinion of others. We have no personal or business relationship with this establishment nor are we receiving any form of incentive from them. Date stayed: 01 Jan 2014 – 02 Jan 2014 Type…

Where I’ve stayed: Super 8 Hotel, Penang

This review is of our opinion based on our 2 nights stay experience at Super 8 Hotel and in no way represent the opinion of others. We have no personal or business relationship with this establishment nor are we receiving any form of incentive from them. Date stayed: 30 Dec 2013 – 01 Jan 2014…

Where I’ve stayed: Flash.Back Homestay, Penang

This review is of our opinion based on our 1 night stay experience at Flash.Back Homestay and in no way represent the opinion of others. We have no personal or business relationship with this establishment nor are we receiving any form of incentive from them. Date stayed: 29 Dec 2013-30 Dec 2013 Type of Room: Double…