Happee Monkee

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Archive for April, 2010

Coffee & Chat with Lily

By • Apr 26th, 2010 • Category: From My Mother's Kitchen

After my kaya experiment, Lily from Lily’s Wai Sek Hong got in contact with me to thank me for the kind words I’d mentioned in the post. I nearly choked on my coffee when I looked at my inbox. Lily. The Queen. of. Malaysian foodblogs. Yes, the one I said, quote and unquote, ‘created the […]



Finnish Cardamom Bread

By • Apr 25th, 2010 • Category: Baking Projects

Remember Mr. G’s and my recent bread adventure? (No? Well, here’s the post to remind you.) After that I promised myself that I would not let my fear of breadmaking dictate me. While surfing the beautiful world of food blogs one afternoon, I discovered The Caramel Cookie. I developed a soft spot for cardamom after […]



Inverloch: Rain, Wind or Hail, Here We Come!

By • Apr 23rd, 2010 • Category: Travels

Day One: Saturday Left Melbourne late for the coastal town Inverloch which is southeast of Melbourne. Inverloch has a population of approximately 4200 people. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Share with Stumblers Share on technorati Tumblr it Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a […]



Kuih Serimuka

By • Apr 23rd, 2010 • Category: From My Mother's Kitchen

You know it’s really funny how apologetic people feel when they haven’t been updating their blog. For instance, whenever I haven’t blogged for let’s say a week or more, I start feeling a deep sense of guilt. As though I have let people down. And with some certainty, feel that they will never.ever. return to […]



I have been busy with…

By • Apr 8th, 2010 • Category: Other Stuff

a wedding. (Well… two, but let’s just stick to one for now.) Back when I was in college, some friends (of the marriageable age) asked if I could design their wedding invites. For some reason, people started getting in their heads that I was some sort of designer and so for a little while I […]