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 #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, […]

Lunches for the week #13

This week was a full 5-day school lunch week. We did some 100 Days of School activities and had loads of fun with it. Some of the lunches were inspired from a new book that I got from the library last week Yum-Yum Bento Box: Fresh Recipes for Adorable Lunches. Written by Crystal Watanabe and […]

Lunches for the Week #8

Pheew! Finally managed some time to do some posting. Most nights, I just flop onto the bed and fall asleep after putting MilkyBar to bed. A busy week which will get even busier next week as we are getting our house repainted. So this weekend was spent clearing things and moving things and packing things… […]

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 […]

Lunches for the week #4

This week, I have been looking at more on bento and making healthy, well-balanced meals for the family. A new book I got from the library, Vegan Lunch Box Around the World by Jennifer McCann. The book features simple vege-based dishes and even vege alternatives to meat-based dishes, complete with dessert. The book is organised […]