Sunday, March 29, 2009
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
One thing you can enjoy as a family is sampling the king of smelly fruits. It can only help with bonding, what could possibly go wrong? Here is my mom enjoying the new flavours.
Friday, March 13, 2009
This is the story of how I participated in an Indian parade carrying a can of dog food. One night a few months ago, we spotted an unidentifiable glowing vehicle, resembling a chariot, driving down our street accompanied by loud chanting. We had no idea, even after asking around, whether this was an Indian or Chinese tradition, or perhaps a shared hallucination. Then, the other night, we saw this, complete with police escort:
Monday, March 9, 2009
The fruit of the week is the yummy custard apple. I recommend that more fruits consider a custard form, and look forward to the invention of custard peach and custard cherry.The candy of the week is Japanese DIY ice-cream cone icing candy! Fun, pretty, yet sadly tastes like soap.Finally, the restaurant of the week is Sunset Grill in Singapore's oddly rural North. It's quiet, it's dark, and they serve burgers with coleslaw! Preposterous! Unheard of! I expect someone wearing plaid and a mullet to drive up in a pickup, 4x4 in the back, at any minute.
Sunday, March 1, 2009
What is Laura eating, and is it still alive?It is Tulang Sop, a Singaporean/Indian dish of mutton bones, curry sauce and red #5. Yes, it's cooked, and no, that's not blood. What you do is you suck the bone marrow with a straw like so. (Satay in other hand for double-fisted meat-eating is optional).