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Y.E.S. 93.3FM DJs Xie Jiafa & Lin Peifen.

Y.E.S. 93.3FM DJs Xie Jiafa 谢家发 & Lin Peifen 林佩芬.

If you tune in to MediaCorp’s Y.E.S. 93.3FM on Wed, September 30, 2009 from 6pm to 7pm, you’ll get to hear me and Hungry Cow speaking in mangled Mandarin on radio! On Sunday night, we joined DJs Jiafa and Peifen for dinner at House of Seafood @ 180. Together with the other guests, we made up the tasting panel for the foodie segment called 美食鉴定团. (more…)

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Kway Guan Huat's popiah master demonstrating the art of making popiah.

Kway Guan Huat's popiah master demonstrating the art of making popiah.

Remember Bob Blumer was in town to conduct a cooking workshop? I was very, very lucky to receive an invite to the workshop as well as a makan tour with Bob. Also in attendance were other food bloggers, Rebecca Lynne Tan from Sunday Times, and popular local blogger/writer Mr Miyagi (my hero!).

1st stop: Kway Guan Huat @ 95 Joo Chiat Road. They are one of Singapore’s oldest popiah skin makers, and their popiah skins are legendary. (more…)

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I got to meet Bob Blumer! Omigosh, I’m still so excited!!

Bob Blumer! Right in front of me!!!

Bob Blumer! Sitting right in front of me!!!

Ok, got to control my excitement for now. I was very honored to be invited by Discovery Travel & Living for a cooking workshop with Bob Blumer, celebrity chef/host of Surreal Gourmet and his latest series Glutton for Punishment. The other 40 or so participants were winners of a lucky draw conducted by Discovery Travel & Living. This hands-on workshop was held at At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy at Fort Canning on July 18, 2009 (Saturday) from 7:30pm to 10:30pm.

I took many pics! Feast your eyes! (more…)

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The Singapore Food Festival 2008 opened with a bang at Lau Pa Sat this evening. Local food bloggers received media invites to this event. Ooh, so now food bloggers are given mainstream media status? Cool!

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The VIPs putting on their rubbers. Gloves, that is. What were you thinking?

The guest-of-honor was Minister of State for Trade and Industry, Mr Lee Yi Shyan (second from left in above photo). He tried his hand at making one of Singapore’s iconic hawker dishes, char kway teow. The other VIP made rojak.

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