Lunches for the week #32

The first week of the school holidays just ended and although MilkyBar was down with a  little cold earlier in the week, he is back to his usual self after a couple of days of drinking ginger-lemon-fenugreek tea and having simple light meals. Mon: Mince beef and lentil porridge Tues: Baked egg with swiss cheese, […]

Lunches for the week #31

It was the Hari Raya Haji or Eid-ul Adha last week. A time when Muslims around the world remember the Prophet Abraham’s sacrifice. As part of the 5 pillars of Islam, Muslims of means are encouraged to perform the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, once in their lifetime. At home, we sacrifice lamb/sheep to distribute the […]

Lunches for the week #27

The last week of August is here! With Hari Raya, school field trip, class photo sessions and more, its another case of time flying by. This week’s lunches featured a Bugis dish called Bubur Baraboq (Baraboq Porridge). Bugis is a major ethnic group from South Sulawesi, Indonesia. With the majority of the people being Muslims, […]

Mee Soto – Malay Spicy Noodles in Soup

I had a craving for Mee Soto this last week and decided to try my hand at making some at home, using my mum’s recipe. Mee soto is a popular spicy noodle dish found in Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia. There are several variations throughout the region. The one that is found in Singapore features a […]