Desserts are taken extremely seriously in France, hence it is unsurprising that the French are blessed with the world’s best patisseries. French desserts are well loved by foodies all over the world and its recipes have travelled far and wide.
The celebration of French cuisine is no longer limited to its national borders. Instead, French desserts have traversed beyond continents and it is now possible to savour classic French treats in almost every cosmopolitan city, including Asian countries such as Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo.
From creme brûlée to éclair and soufflé, here is A Crash Course to Knowing 10 Classic French Desserts. Next time, you’d ace your ordering instead of being baffled by those “unfamiliar” names. Bon appétit!
What’s not to love about Japanese tonkatsu? It may not be the healthiest food option around but it sure hits the spot every time. We simply adore tonkatsu whether it’s stuffed with melty cheese, drenched in Japanese curry or simply on its own.
For the uninitiated, Tonkatsu is a Japanese dish which consists of meat that is breaded, deep-fried to golden perfection and usually served with rice and shredded cabbage. The most common tonkatsu is pork tonkatsu, with the fillet and the loin being popular cuts to choose from.
For the love of all things breaded and fried, that boasts a crunch and succulence like no other, here is our list of 10 best tonkatsu restaurants in Singapore.
Everyone has a go-to drink that suits every occasion—be it on a Friday evening right after work, or when you are home and just need something to get yourself through a tough day.
Regardless of the reason you drink, we are sure you have at least pondered some questions on how your drink is made, where it came from, or who was the genius that invented that thing in your hand with that silly umbrella toothpick as a garnish. After all, we tend to think a lot when we are intoxicated.
So for today, let us list 5 cocktail trivia you can use to impress your friends, your date, or that girl you have been eyeballing at the bar you frequent (no promises of scoring her number though). READ ON
During our stay in Swan Valley—Western Australia—we visited many beautiful vineyards and wineries which we will never find in urban Singapore. In Swan Valley, vineyards are abundant and they are stunning, to say the least.
Even in early spring, vineyards boast a magnificent view and we were impressed by how massive they are and the excellent wines that are produced from the high-quality grapes that require attentive care. From whites to reds and even fortified options, you can find just about any variety here.
For your next visit to Swan Valley, here are the 7 Must-Visit Wineries & Vineyards for the perfect day trip from Perth. READ ON
From breath-taking lush interiors to nature-inspired food, you may be surprised to know our sunny island is peppered with many garden-themed cafes if you have not been on a lookout. Decked in botanicals, dining at such cafes can provides a quick escape from Singapore’s concrete jungle.
Whether it is a hearty brunch with the family or a quiet spot to chill over good books and coffee, here are 10 Garden-Themed Cafes You can Find In Singapore for the avid café hoppers, nature lovers and those who wish to get away from the bustling city. READ ON
Located in far-flung Punggol East lies a hip foodie enclave formed entirely out of containers that are used to house interesting bars and bistros. Each of the seven container-restaurants you can find there boasts its own type of speciality cuisine.
Whether its crispy fish and crisps you are craving for, a good ol’ BBQ stingray or even Korean fried chicken, there is bound to be something that will tempt your taste buds over at the Punggol East Container Park.
For all of you BTO-dwellers living at the far end of Punggol, here is a list of what you can expect at Punggol East Container Park.
With the newly-opened Northpoint City shopping mall and the rise of bistros and cafés in Yishun, there’s so much more to discover in this vibrant neighbourhood. Contrary to popular belief, Yishun is, in fact, a delightful place to explore in the north of Singapore!
Whether you are an avid café-hopper or someone seeking a place to unwind and away from the bustling town area, here are 14 Food Places You Might Not Have Known Existed In Yishun. READ ON
For those who are travelling around South Australia, a trip to Kangaroo Island is a must for animal lovers, for the place is home to many native wildlife that are able to roam freely and visitors get to go up close and personal with the majestic creatures.
The vast island spans over 4,000 square kilometres in area (that is six times the size of Singapore, mind you) and you are more likely to bump into animals than humans. Rest assured that most of the wild animals are usually docile and the endangered species that live on the island are well taken care of by Kangaroo Islanders.
Take a break from mayhem and hustle of the city life; Kangaroo Island is a captivating place where you can get in touch with nature and admire breathtaking rock formations that you wouldn’t be able to find anywhere else in the world!
If you are ready to plan your next adventure there, let’s get you started on our guide to Kangaroo Island.