Recipes, Vegan

Breakfast Recipes: Carob Apple Oatmeal

Following the rules isn’t in my nature of doing things. Even when it comes to recipes, I prefer to experiment with the different types of ingredients based on my preferences and intuition as I think it would be more authentic to make a dish that you really like. So when it comes to writing recipes,…

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Russell Hobbs Explore Hand Mixer

Once you’ve started to pick up the love for cooking, the next thing you will know is that your kitchen is filled with various types of kitchen tools. I have more or less got everything I’ve needed to facilitate my cooking preparations but I still needed a couple more tools like a food processor and…

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Eco-friendly, Recipes

Nuts About Cacao Nibs

So you’ve probably heard of roasted, baked and raw nuts. But have you came across activated nuts before? These are nuts which are soaked in salt water for prolonged hours so that the nuts start to sprout. They are then subjected to dehydration at low temperature to preserve their nutritive value. To me, these activated…

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Smoked Salmon Roses Recipe

I haven’t really touched raw meat right in my kitchen for the longest time. Most of the times, I prepare vegetarian dishes at home and I only consume some meat while I’m dining out on most weekends. It felt refreshing to be using meat again as my ingredients in preparing meals for myself. When it…

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The High-Speed Vortex Blender

I finally understood why it is worth investing in a powerful high-speed vortex blender can perform 15 functions. I thought I wouldn’t need such a powerful blender at home since I need to blend things in a huge bulk. I’m always satisfied with my mini blender that is powerful enough to make smoothies but not…

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Health, Recipes

iHerb Vegan-Friendly Skincare Haul

This has been an overdue post as I’ve actually bought all these products from iHerb a couple of months back. The reason why I delay the post because I wanted to test out the products for a longer period of time before reviewing. Now, these products I’ve chosen are based on the reviews contributed on…

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Healthy Picks From The Garden

This homegrown dried fruits and nut company has been around in Singapore for the longest time. You can easily order healthy nuts, seed and dried fruits online for a reasonable price and when I first started to eat clean about 2 years ago, many of my friends recommended Garden Picks. Their standard packs are sold at…

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Recipes, Vegan

Gluten-Free Lavender Multi-Grain Bread

I always have this notion that baking bread is difficult and time-consuming. However, after watching several bread-making videos on YouTube, I came to realize that actually it’s doable and it doesn’t require much time. So I decided to give it a try and while I was shopping for baking stuff at Phoon Huat, I saw…

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Black, Green and Herbal tea – What’s the difference?

As a frequent tea drinker myself, there’s this one surprising fact that I didn’t know until recently, I did a research and found out that all Green, Black, White, Oo-Long and Pu-erh tea leaves are all derived from the same plant species – Camellia sinensis. It is the level of oxidation of these tea leaves…

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How to ‘Texturise’ Into Your Meals: Crunch it up

When it comes to meal creation, other than making it look appealing and ‘instagrammable’,  I like to play up the texture of the food. What really makes an outstanding and palatable dish is one that incorporates a good balance of textures and taste – soft, crunchy, rough, smooth and etc. Fried ice cream is made…

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