Singapore

What I Talk About When I Talk About Eating

What I Talk About When I Talk About Eating

No discussion of Singapore would be complete without talking about the food. As diverse as the people themselves, the food in Singapore is a vast array of Indian, Malaysian, Indonesian, and Chinese cuisine, with a sprinkling of colonial England. Coconuts, curries, spicy rice dishes, duck, satay, fish ball noodles and fresh fruits are just a […]


Forcing Blossoms

Forcing Blossoms

Since Seoul has refused to cooperate this year, and winter has refused to release its icy deathgrip, I’m going to take a lesson from my mother and do some forcing. Every year around this time,


Singapore

Singapore

I’ve been in Singapore for nearly a month now, but you’d hardly know it if you’ve been visiting these pages. I wish my absence was due to lazying about in hammocks under palm fronds, munching on papaya slices and sipping Singapore Slings from tall glasses. But I’m afraid there’s been far too much work and […]