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My ultimate weakness

10 Oct

Okay, people who know me would burst out laughing when I gush about this being my ultimate weakness when it comes to food. “You have too many weaknesses!”, they would say. Well……… Alright, I do have many. But as far as I know at this moment (till you present something else to me that slips my mind as topping this), this would be at the top of my list of weaknesses.

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Tom N Toms, Singapore

9 Apr

14 Scotts Road, #01-07A Far East Plaza (1 more in ICON Village)
Sun–Thu: 8am – 10.30pm
Fri–Sat: 8.30am – 11pm

It was sometime late last year when I finally noticed this cafe, despite it’s ridiculous proximity to my place in Sydney. And it has since become my almost-daily haunt to meet friends and to serve as my study hole.

So imagine how thrilled I was when the Princess told me that there was a branch in Singapore! We quickly arranged to meet to check it out, and possibly relive our Sydney days of the semester just past. (Hm I sound like we left Sydney long ago and are not returning hahaha)

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High tea at Regent Hotel, Singapore

28 Mar

Before I returned home to Singapore for the summer holidays, my mom promised to take me to several places where they had enjoyed good eats, photos of which I have only seen from my sister’s uploads. It wasn’t till I was due to return to Sydney soon, that we finally took the time to have high tea on the weekend in between lunch and dinner service at the restaurant.

It was everyone’s first time to Regent Hotel’s high tea. To be honest I was more taken with the sweets, as you can see from the pictures I took. Tho I must mention that the chef’s slow-cooked salmon with a berry sauce and dill yogurt was quite something. In fact the texture of the fish reminded me of Tetsuya’s signature ocean trout…

The cappuccino was alright but the foam was almost too stiff. Their tea selection was rather interesting though, with my mom, sister, and cousin all choosing different teas of floral and fruit blends. I tried almost every dessert there was available.

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