Mochi comes in many forms – some classify mochi as muah-chee (where it's a flour ball coated with stuff), or there's mochi that has filling inside. Hailing from Taichung, Mi Yue Mochi Tang opened a store in Taipei City earlier this year. It usually draws a queue in Taichung, so I was pleased to find … Continue reading TAIPEI FINDS: Mi Yue Mochi Tang (米玥麻糬堂)
We previously covered a review of some really delicious brownies, and as we go on to the another brownie review, here's a local gem that we've uncovered. Dr.Kitchen, a home bakery, offers a variety of desserts such as brownies, fruit cakes, sable cookies, and durian puffs. It has amassed more than 8,000 Instagram followers and … Continue reading Dr.Kitchen’s SBB – the blackest brownies ever
I recently stumbled upon an article about Ah Miao's Kitchen, a home-based nasi lemak business, and decided to give it a shot. $1 mini nasi lemak isn't typical in Singapore, and the photos in the article and on their Facebook page looked delicious. Interestingly, their page was only launched on July 16, 2021, and I was … Continue reading Mini Nasi Lemak from Ah Miao’s Kitchen
If you enjoy nuts, you've probably heard of Three Squirrels (三只松鼠), a Chinese company that sells exceptionally fresh tasting nuts. An ex-colleague introduced me to this brand after she brought it back from a business trip to China, and I haven't looked back since. So, when my family and I traveled to China in 2018, … Continue reading Are you nuts over nuts? [Three Squirrels Box of Nuts]
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New telecommunications start-up, Gorilla Mobile, is on a mission to bring a comprehensive set of digital smart solutions to users in Singapore. Targeting primarily professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs), Gorilla Mobile will be adopting a service-on-demand model. This model will allow users to only “pay for the service they use” – something that Gorilla … Continue reading Gorilla Mobile Launches in Singapore
If you're a fan of coffee, you should know the many types of coffee that are out there – and it's not just the type of coffee beans – there are many ways of making coffee as well. We recently received a packet of coffee which served two. When told, I found it pretty strange … Continue reading Coffee packaging – it just gets better.
Just a 30 min MRT train ride from downtown Taipei lies Tamsui Old Street – a place hailed for being a ‘romantic’ with a lover’s bridge and more. Apart from being the perfect place for viewing the sunset, Tamsui is peppered with many food stalls – and some are pretty amazing. Here are three food … Continue reading Exploring Taipei: Tamsui Old Street
One of the most-visited attractions in Taichung is the Rainbow Village. Once home to a group of soldiers, one ex-soldier and resident stood up to paint the houses in the village in an attempt to have them preserved. The land belonging to the Ministry of Defence was about to be reclaimed. While he initially did … Continue reading Exploring Taichung: Rainbow Village
Gaomei Wetlands A one-hour drive from Taichung City brings one to a wetland wonderland – Gaomei Wetlands. Situated in the Qingshui district, Gaomei Wetlands has, over the years, been an attraction when visiting nearby Taichung. Located at the mouth of a river, Gaomei Wetlands is an area with both mud and sand and is home … Continue reading Exploring Taichung: Gaomei Wetlands