Fika Swedish Cafe

Fika Swedish Cafe and Bistro – Swedish Meatballs that Tastes Way Better than Ikea’s!

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A few days ago, a friend brought The Fiancée and I to a Swedish cafe. It’s called, “Fika Swedish Cafe and Bistro,” and it is located at 257 Beach Road, at the intersection of Arab Street and Beach Road. (There’s another branch at Millenia Walk too) The front of the cafe. Neither of us have been there before, but we’ve …

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Oh My Bacon!

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A few days ago, I visited an eatery with a few friends. We’ve been yearning to visit it for quite some time. Why the yearning? Because it’s a place dedicated to… BACON! Yes! OH MY BACON is it’s name! And oh my bacon indeed! My friend told me about how this place sells everything with bacon in it – including …

Wasa Sandwich

The Wasa Sandwich Snack from Ikea is the Perfect Snack for Enemies: Do Not Administer to Friends or Self

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Yesterday, I bought a sandwich biscuit thing from Ikea. It looked nice. I thought this might be a good idea for today’s breakfast. Best of all? It’s only SGD$1.80. Wasa Cheese Tomato & Basil Sandwich from Ikea. Only SGD$1.80! Thus far, I’ve tried quite a number of awesome Ikea foods and snacks, and they’ve all been great. So, I thought …

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Heart-Shaped Pasta!

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Last weekend, The Fiancée and I were walking around in the Isetan Supermarket at Westgate Shopping Mall. We were looking for things to cook together when we spotted this: Love Pasta by Dalla Coasta It’s a packet of heart-shaped pasta! In fact, this was the last packet on the shelf! Without hesitation, we grabbed it and bought it! And today, …

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Another Attempt at Eating Healthy

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I’ve reached the age where my body’s metabolism has gone down drastically to the point that it’s very easy to gain weight, but very difficult to lose it. This week, I’m trying to instil a healthy eating regime, once again! The motivation for this came from a book that I recently read. It’s by Scott Adams (the creator of Dilbert), …

To Have and to Hold

To Have and to Hold

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6 Jan 2014 is a very special date for me and for The Girlfriend. It marked the two years where we got together to enjoy dim sum and tea appreciation (See Yum Cha Dim Sum (飲茶點心)), and it was there that I confessed my love to her (See Prologue to the Relationship). But more importantly, this date is of very special …

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A Delightful Brunch

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Today, The Girlfriend and I decided to enjoy a slow and leisurely, yet very indulgent brunch (breakfast plus lunch). We decided that at least once a month, we should pamper ourselves and indulge a little in good quality breads, cheese, fresh produce, and anything else that would contribute to a hearty and delicious meal. So, what’s on the menu? Well… …

Don't worry about the charred bits. You can remove them. I assure you, the tomatoes will taste so heavenly once it has been roasted for an hour.

Roasted Tomato Sandwich

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Here’s a follow up to a recent post (See Two Lessons from Recent Cooking Experiments)… In the previous post, I was too excited that I forgot to take photos of the delicious roasted tomatoes. Well, I’ve made another batch of roasted tomatoes and put them in a really delicious sandwich! Here’s a quick recap of how to make roasted tomatoes: …

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Eighteen Months Together!

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A few days ago, The Girlfriend and I celebrated our eighteenth mensiversary (month-anniversary). We’ve survived 18 months together! Yay! 18 months is quite a significant period of time! Many people don’t know this, but it’s usually the eighteenth month (well, plus or minus two months) where people in a relationship suddenly begin to question and doubt their love for the …

Cookie Monster without Cookies!

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I walked into an organic supermarket in Tanglin Mall, called “Brown Rice Paradise,” several weeks ago and I was pretty surprised and amused by one particular product: Oh my goodness! Cookie Monster is eating oranges!!! He has gone healthy! Gone are the days of his unhealthy cookie eating ways! NOOOooooooo….. Anyway, if you’re wondering what’s in the box, there’s four …

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Pets and Food

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Yesterday, I was out running an errand when I spotted this sign outside a KFC outlet: The sign says: “No pets and other food allowed.” Oh my goodness! This is hilarious! I couldn’t stop laughing! So you mean I can’t eat my pet in this KFC? What if my pet’s a chicken? (Haha… I know it means pets and outside …

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Brunetti at Tanglin Mall

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I don’t always visit Tanglin Mall, but the few times that I’ve been there, I’ve always been very fascinated by a particular cafe there. It’s called “Brunetti.” What fascinates me the most is the amazingly wide variety of gelato flavours! Look at this: Looks so good right? If you go into the cafe, you’ll find more sumptuous goodies! Pastries: More …

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Quiet Start to the Day

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Lately, one of the things I’ve been doing almost every morning is to go to the food court in school for a delicious dim sum breakfast. The university just opened a new food court which is quite affordable. And they sell delicious dim sum! Now, my morning ritual consists of chee cheong fan (steamed rice rolls) with either siew mai …