Goodbye 2020, Welcome 2021

My best foodie tribe,  Hope this message will find each one of you in good health. While we are bidding farewell to a fairly eventful year, I would love to thank you all for being the best support group I could possibly wish for.  Your consoling messages were the best therapy to cope with the […]

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Indian Pongal:Forging New Bonds in Singapore

Cooking with a friend is the ultimate experience of forging bonds, that is my long-standing belief. Being a trailing spouse of a diplomat, my stay usually doesn’t exceed a three-year term in any capital we are assigned too.  Every time we are transferred to a new destination, we fearlessly venture outside the expat bubble. We […]

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Coptic Orthodox Christmas: Plan B

Happy 2020 everyone! Since I immigrated to the US, I came to celebrate Christmas twice a year with two weeks in between. To many that might sound a bit strange!  However, it is simple to explain.  Typically, Coptic Orthodox Christians who are by definition the indigenous of Egypt celebrate Christmas on January 7th.

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Professor Brown Bistro: It takes an “Enabling Village” To Make a Difference

NON-SPONSORED POST “Serving great food with a great cause” – so goes the tagline of the Professor Brawn Bistro at the Enabling Village. My new friend in Singapore, Sharon Liew — the founder of Dance Spectrum International—coordinated my first visit to the Enabling Village, space where individuals with special needs learn, evolve, and contribute to […]

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In Singapore : Live Like a Local

NON-SPONSORED POST Cities are best explored on foot.  Thanks to this priceless wisdom, I have led a memorable expat life across four different continents and eight different cities. However, embracing this wisdom was easier in some places than others.  While street safety is not a concern in tranquil Singapore, the hot sticky weather is a […]

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Mary Gomes : Meet The Keeper of Eurasian Cuisine

NON-SPONSORED POST Singapore is an exciting culinary journey that holds a novelty every day.  With its fascinating immigrants’ stories dovetailed with deeply-rooted food traditions, Singapore never ceases to amaze an avid food blogger. In a recent get together with three prominent Singaporeans artists/photographers, I asked, knowing their refined palate,  “what is the place to go for […]

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EVN Podcast: The Power of Culinary Diplomacy

“Empowerment is a two way-street journey.  I rushed to support refugees, yet they ended up invigorating my existence, shifting my mind set, and revealing of world of growth opportunities.”

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