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  • Our First Home

    On 20 Jan 2017, we collected the keys to our very first place. It was a perfectly quiet affair – I had just landed the night before from a full week in Manila for work and Lance was also tied up in his lab work. We initially couldn’t get into the house because the biometric […]

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  • The Beautiful Fig Tart

    I find that cooking, more specifically baking, creates a sense of control and accomplishment. I find that rewarding probably because I like to be in control and I like completing things well (& one should also pick a recipe that has a high probability of success to ensure higher probability of that sense of satisfaction.) […]

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  • Roast Pork 燒肉

    During our trip to Hong Kong, we picked up a “meat tenderizer” which looked like an instrument of torture. In a twisted way, since I purchased this instrument, I’ve been dying to try to make roast pork 燒肉 at home – and the family christmas get-together was a perfect opportunity. My mum ordered a 1kg […]