Wild Olives @ Changi Airport Terminal 2 Staff Canteen


Wild olives is one of the more popular stalls at Changi Airport Staff Canteen.  During lunch and dinner, it is the stall with the longest queue. The stall is here for the past 12 years, but come 22 May 2016, it will crease operation at this location. 

According to its facebook, it seem like the new operator of the canteen, Kopitiam, put forward unfavorable and unsustainable terms and condition to the stall.

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karaage Miso Pan Fried Spaghetti


Many readers have been asking me about Japanese fusion cuisine. I believe many mainstream Japanese cuisine is well known worldwide, while in Japan, Italian cuisine is very popular. 

The main ingredients in Italian cuisine are usually cheese and wine, together with other simple ingredients. Cheese tends to give a umami taste, this is similar to miso used in Japan.  Using this idea, I came up with this dish.

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Hanami (花見) - The Beautiful Season Tourist Guide (Tokyo)


Each year, many local and overseas travellers travel to Japan to see Cherry Blossom. When the Sakura (Cherry Blossom) blooms, it creates a beautiful pink-white foliage. This also signify the beginning of spring. With the coldness of winter subsiding, it is common to gather with friends and family below the Sakura tree with food and sake while enjoying the beautiful scenery.

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Sakura (Cherry Blossom) Season 2016 Forecast


Sakura (Cherry Blossom)  Season is one of the most beautiful season in Japan. During this season, a festival Hanami (花見) is held. Hanami is a traditional festival where friends and families gathered to enjoy these beautiful flowers. Sakura only last a week or two on the tree before it starts to fall. This also means the timing is important. 

Here, we provide you with the 2016 Sakura season forecast with data from Japan Weather Association.

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Valentine Day - A day at S.E.A Aquarium


Valentine Day in Japan is a day where we give chocolate to the guy we love to show appreciation. This traditional is unique within Japan culture. Come 14 March, it will be for the guy to return gift.

At the moment, been in Singapore, we still celebrate the same way as we do in Japan. On the Valentine Day, other than chocolate, we went S.E.A Aquarium.

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