Category Archives: Misc.

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winner of the best cooking blog in the singapore blog awards 2014!

My dear readers! I am over the moon (and have been for the last couple of days)! August has been a great month for both myself and The Domestic Goddess…

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cream cheese swiss meringue buttercream

For those who read my blog regularly, you would have noticed that I almost always use Swiss Meringue Butterream (SMBC) to frost my cakes and cupcakes. It is the buttercream…

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chocolate-glazed hazelnut mousse cake | my 40th birthday

So, I turned 40 over the weekend. Yes, I am now a member of the Elder-Shield Club. It was funny because I am not really big on birthdays. Well, I…

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jadelyn’s second birthday party | a birthday party cooking guide

It seemed like it was only yesterday when I gave birth to Jadelyn. Time really flies when one has kids and this week, Jadelyn turns 2. Since the beginning of…

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chinese (charcoal) steamboat

When I was a kid, we would have charcoal steamboats every Chinese New Year (CNY). Since we had a huge family (my Dad is the oldest of 7 children), the…

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aden’s fourth birthday party | a birthday party cooking guide

Our son turned 4 and we threw a small party at home for him so he could have his little friends over to play. For the last three parties we…

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sambal belacan

There is this Malay stall near where we live, and they make this divine, totally-to-die-for sambal belacan fried rice. The fried rice is also served with small bite-sized pieces of…

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vanilla swiss meringue buttercream

The first time I made Swiss Meringue Buttercream, I did a ton of research and finally went to the kitchen with a recipe that I felt was pretty good. It…

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Talkative Thursdays – Endometrial (or Uterine) Cancer

The whole of last month was a roller coaster ride for me. My mother was diagnosed with Endometrial (or Uterine) Cancer, or Cancer of the Uterus, about a month ago,…

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chinese style scrambled eggs

This is probably the shortest post I will ever write. The reason for posting this is because I tend to scramble eggs to use in fried rice recipes (and sometimes…