March 25, 2008
After Amah's house, Nick drove to a different part of Ang Mo Kio to show Pedro to a trade colleague, who also happened to be my Shatec classmate. She might be interested in buying the car and test drove it that evening.
Her block was across the street from Mellben and Uncle Leong and I persuaded Nick to tapau crab from Uncle Leong, since it was less crowded. You have no idea how much I had been craving their butter crab and the wait was worth it. Nick bought 1 butter crab and 1 chilli crab and the two of us whacked when we got home.
What were they? Well, there was golden raspberries and kiwiberrys. The raspberries tasted like normal ones, maybe a bit more sour and the kiwiberries were lovely. They taste like a cross between kiwis and something else, can't put my finger on it. But at least you don't have to peel them, just pop in your mouth! Try it next time you see it!
March 10, 2008
- Air-Flown Spanner Crab with Avocado and Orange & Saffron Sauce
- Lobster broth with Lobster Dumpling
- Angel Hair Pasta with Lobster, Sweet Peas and Tomato Sauce
- Roasted Atlantic Cod with Baby Spinach & Tarragon Sabayon
- Molten Lava Chocolate Cake with Hazelnut Gelato and Raspberry Coulis
With less than a month to go till Joanne's wedding, the bridesmaids were gathering here to discuss last minute details. Joanne's cousin Karen was so besotted with Natalie having seen her picture online and kept gushing about how cute she was when they finally met in person. Seeta came too for a briefing by the bride, she and Germaine will be co-ordinating on D-Day.
Can't believe the wedding is almost here, after all those months of correspondence and online chats with Joanne...am sure it will be a beautiful wedding, can't wait! My stomach had better be flatter by then!
March 6, 2008
One would think that with me stuck at home, I won't be able to shop much. Think again! I just splurged over the last few days on some online shopping, tempted by the low US dollar and the concierge service of a website called ComGateway.com. It's lots more user friendly than VPost, although I won't be surprised if they are affiliated.
Am so pleased that all my purchases have been confirmed and I should be receiving them by next week. First up is the Maclaren Lulu Guinness 'Life is a Bed of Roses' stroller that I had to have the moment I spotted it months ago. Trouble is, it was only available in the UK and US but there was no shipping option to Singapore. I couldn't find anybody to lug it back for me, and the high British pound then would mean me paying almost $200 in shipping costs from one retailer's export department. Anyway, last week I found it on sale at a US site, and my friend who ordered a similar stroller through ComGateway ended up paying $90 for his shipping, so I decided to finally place my order. Can't wait for it to arrive, here's a sneak peek!
Swana and me also decided to buy some Bath & Bodyworks online, their hand soaps were on sale and again, the low US dollar was tempting. Soon we will be smelling of Brown Sugar and Fig and Midnight Pomegranate! Plus, I purchased a new OiOi diaper bag and matching changing mat. It's another one of those things I spotted online months ago which finally went on sale. You know I can't resist a sale!
March 5, 2008
March 4, 2008
Cato in 2005