News: SingTel Hawker Heroes – Gordon Ramsay vs Jumbo Seafood Chilli Crab, Tian Tian Chicken Rice and 328 Katong Laksa

3 July 2013 – After eight days of intensive voting and over 2.5 million votes, local food lovers have chosen Mr Ang Kiam Meng from Jumbo Seafood (319,922 votes), Mdm Foo Kui Lian from Tian Tian Chicken Rice (318,151 votes), and Mr Ryan Koh from 328 Katong Laksa (316,611 votes), as their most popular hawkers. The three will now prepare for a mouth-watering culinary cook-off against Michelin-starred heavyweight Chef Gordon Ramsay in the SingTel Hawker Heroes cook-off. ***** On 5 and 6 July, Chef Ramsay will spend time with each of the three hawkers to learn their signature dishes: chicken rice, chilli crab and laksa. Training Cookoff: ***** He will then put his own unique spin on these dishes at…

Continue reading »

Random: Weekend Baking

Close friend commented, that the bf and i, have a love for baking. Well, we aren’t in love with baking… but having a table top oven sitting there unused, helps trigger the urge to try 😛 Baking / cooking happens to be the type of lesson, with endless possibilities and yummy results, be it from scratch (with recipe from books or online) or a premix (Betty Crocker mix). It entertained us endless, with the different results due to the funny oven, e.g under bake / over cooked / charred / perfect. Here are the baking collage, top – brownies, bottom – blueberry muffins, done by bf: The double chocolate brownies came out great, heartened by colleagues’ feedback that it was…

Continue reading »