Been wanting to put together a look with all the new products I’ve tried lately, and here I am sharing my list of reviews! the belif Skin Care Set Heard about this brand for a while as it always appears on the Duty Free catalogues when I travel. Was really excited to see them in […]Read More Twist of Trends // Beauty #01
Dominyck bought me dinner with his pocket money on Mother’s Day. Nothing fancy, but at our favorite little restaurant outside the Grocery’s for the signature Tom Yum Ramen and a few Dim Sum he liked. While waiting for food, he went to the Bakery next door and bought some bread, then I asked, “Oh, you […]Read More Proud Mommy.
Back at #JessKitchen tonight with this soup that I learnt from my grandma since when I was little. If you were born in a 3-generation Shanghainese family, you will know how much the taste of it means to our childhood memories. It almost felt festive every time this was stewing in the kitchen, that it […]Read More Shanghai Style Russian Borscht.
I never believed in any sort of retreats. I was being judgemental – as they all seemed so overrated and commercial. But I always believed, every encounter in life is not a coincidence. Whether “good” or “bad”, in any sense, they are meant to happen, and subsequently triggers the next encounter – and when I […]Read More A Retreat beyond a Treat.
I never had a clear definition of what Hainanese food is categorized as until having spent a few years in South East Asia. The typical Hainanese food offered here are totally different from what are available in the physical Hainan island in the south of China, I guess it comes down to how Hainanese people […]Read More Hainanese Bites Not From Hainan.
Despite the western Valentine’s Day on Feb 14th each year, the seventh day of July in Chinese Lunar Calendar is called Qi-Xi, a traditional festival to celebrate LOVE, originated from 2,600 years ago since the Han Dynasty. The story was an appreciation to the distant bonding between weaver fairy ZhiNv and a cowherd named NiuLang, […]Read More The Double-Seven Treats.
We’ve often being asked while growing up, “What’s your life motto?” Be it an inspirational quote, a philosophical statement, or an ambitious goal – as we grow older, we know what actually triggers us the most, are the realisations built through teeny-weeny twists of feelings. To me, before the moments of realisations were grasped, the […]Read More Twist of Thoughts.