Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Wishlist Wednesday: Orla Kiely for Method

Run to your nearest Target to check out Orla Kiely for Method products!!  Super cute packaging with new Method scents (the pear/ginger smells lovely!).

Monday, August 13, 2012

Juwelblatt: Bird Market in Paris print

A find at a flea market this weekend.  Love the colorful puffball birds.  Google hasn't helped much in searching for the artist Juwelblatt.  Any ideas?

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Weekend eats

Since discovering Pho Van, a little Vietnamese place in town, we've eaten there every weekend for the past month.  Our favorites:

Grilled pork bahn mi 

No. 29 (delicious)

Iced coffee--this stuff will keep you up for days!

How was your weekend?

Monday, August 6, 2012

Food in Singapore

If you are in or near Singapore, here are some of my favorite food recommendations:

Milo (a hot chocolate drink) and kaya (coconut jam) toast

Nasi lemak (coconut rice and various sides like peanuts, a fried egg and chicken wing)

Carrot cake--fried eggs with daikon/radish (no carrots involved!)

Char Kuay Teow--fried flat rice noodles with bean sprouts, eggs, etc in a dark sweet soy sauce

Satay--skewers of grilled chicken and beef with cucumbers and rice patties to dip in the peanut sauce

Wanton mee--thin egg noodles with bbq pork and wanton dumpling soup

Beef pepper rice--cooked on a sizzling hot plate (BK's favorite)

Laksa--noodles and side dishes like bean sprouts, tofu and quails eggs in a rich curry-like broth

Cereal prawns--large prawns covered in a cereal batter

Famous chilli crab
 A traditional dessert: steamed rice cakes with coconut and orange sugar to dip them in

Muah chee--glutinous rice flour dumplings with crushed peanuts and sugar

Singapore curry puffs--these from 1A are my favorite with a flaky crust 
and delicious curry filling (with a quarter hard boiled egg inside)

and of course, not native to Singapore, but just as delicious--Garrett's popcorn!

Whew!  That was a lot of food pictures--wait till you guys see our Australia/New Zealand food pics! :)

Wednesday, August 1, 2012