Author : karenhappycook

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Went home with a big smile because I saved S$18.00 on tiger prawns!  I bought them from a local hypermarket (Giant) at S$6/kg, down from its original price of S$24.90/kg. The prawns were firm, bodies were intact and glossy which meant that they were still fresh. With the excellent deal, I had to change my …
Hills draped with green vineyards and olive plantations, roads lined with tall green cypress, open fields with striking yellow blooms, vast beautiful rolling fields of green and surrounded with hills and valleys,… no, I am not describing a landscape painting. I am recounting what I saw in the breathtaking Tuscany region of Italy. You could …
It all started a week before our June holidays. I made a list of chores that I needed to carry out before leaving for vacation. And one of them was to get rid of all the perishable stuff in my fridge. But instead of throwing the loose/leftover vegetables in my fridge (which would have been …
Every Friday, I send Albert to his piano lesson at Sonare in Compasspoint (a community shopping mall). His lessons usually run for 45 minutes but today, he had to do double. So I had more time for myself than usual. I decided to pay Cold Storage supermarket a visit buy the ingredients for my planned …
A soup for the soul… This recipe is part of my Italian food “reminiscing moments” after our recent trip to Italy. Today’s rain and its accompanying gloomy mood made me think of remaking the Italian Chicken and Tomato Soup. This soup is similar to the authentic French soup that we’ve tried in Paris sometime ago, …
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