June Lee

Hot Seat Newsbites

April: Andrea

She can drink numerous cups of coffee a day without any side effects. In fact, warm coffee makes her sleepy. Andrea Tan, 21, was working part-time while still a Ngee Ann Poly Business Studies student at coffee joint 8 Stanley…

Booze Drink

Monkey business

Monkey Bay Sauvignon Blanc (750ml, $24.95, exclusive to Cold Storage, Origin: New Zealand What is it: This relatively young wine brand, started in 2004 by Constellation Wines, is famous for crisp Sauvignon Blanc from Malborough region. The pale straw…

Cook Test Kitchen

Silver abundance

Symbolising surplus and prosperity, fish is a must at every Lunar New Year table. Even if you’ve never handled fish before, satisfy everyone at your reunion dinner with these easy ideas.

Hot Seat Newsbites

January: Sukki Singapora

Sukki Singapora is telling me the names of her cats–Ivan and Seven of Nine–and the Star Trek: Voyager reference completely flies past my head. “When I was a child, I played with dinos and watched sci-fi films with my dad,” …

Cook Hosting

Smart design

It’s not easy to refresh your kitchen design, which is where KCUBE steps in. With three-, four-, and five-room homes as a reference, KCUBE Singapore was launched to help you personalise your kitchen (and wardrobe) spaces through their own design,…

Cook Test Kitchen

One-pot pastas

On days when even pasta seems too hard to make, here’s the laziest way to get dinner ready: throw your ingredients into a pot and let it cook itself. Whether you like it meaty, vegetarian or even Thai, pair the results with a fizzy Italian fruit soda to spruce up a reinvented meal at home.

Booze Drink

In good spirits: whisky, gin and vodka

Whisky Monkey Shoulder ? This is a new-age Scotch ’triple malt’ that has been reinvented for playfulness, whether you want to drink it neat, on the rocks or mixed. The ’triple’ means a combination of three single malt whiskies matured…

Eat Hawkers

Wine pairings for hawker: Indian rojak

Indian rojakLiterally meaning ‘mixture’ in Malay, rojak aptly describes a dish with a myriad of ingredients. The Indian iteration uses dough fritters, bean sprouts, hard boiled eggs, cuttlefish, cucumber and bean curd tossed in a spicy-sweet peanut sauce. Silly Goose…