The price of rice?

Thursday, 17 April 2008, 16:12 | Category : food
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Why has the price of rice gone up when according to The Nation, the last major rice harvest was near the end of 2007 and a minor one in Feb 2008 where it should have been foreseen back then!? As far as I know there are still “fish in the water and rice in the […]

Random Ramblings: Milk Bottles

Saturday, 9 February 2008, 14:53 | Category : entertainment, food
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Why are some food & drink containers so ridiculously hard to open!? The Meiji milk bottle for example has a plastic cap so thick, one would think it is used for storing toxic waste! Not only is the cap thick, the grooves made for a ‘proper grip’ nearly rip the palm. Are these bottles catered […]

Food & Entertainment: Baklava & more

Tuesday, 22 January 2008, 1:52 | Category : entertainment, food
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At almost every kebab shop in Sydney had these delicious pastries consisting of paper thin sheets of dough filled with nuts (mainly pistachios or walnuts) and soaked in honey. Now the problem is finding it in Bangkok since Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food is not readily available or very popular here. The only place which […]

Food & Entertainment: Roti

Saturday, 8 December 2007, 5:01 | Category : entertainment, food
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In Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand one should be able to find variations of the fried roti. When asking a Malaysian, they would most likely think you are asking about bread, as the word itself just means bread in the Malaysian language. However in Thailand it is commonly known as roti. For further details on the […]