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Salted Caramel

Earl grey ice cream rocks at Salted Caramel, salted caramel ironically not so much.

Chocolate sorbet is intensely chocolaty, avocado rather mild, Horlicks Tim Tam a fanciful childhood flavour, and hazelnut very ferrero rocher-ish.

All in all, a neat boutique with freshly made ice cream that I don’t mind going back to! : )

Salted Caramel
246G Upper Thomson Road
6753 1718

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Accepting orders for Pierre Hermé’s and Laduree’s macarons/pralines/jam now!

See details below : )

Price:

1. $75 for a box of 12 Pierre Hermé macarons, assorted flavours.

2. $85 for a box of 15 Ladurée macarons, assorted flavours.

3. $40 for a bottle of Christine Ferber jam (confiture) from Pierre Hermé, your choice of flavour.

4. $85 for a box of Pierre Hermé chocolate pralines (approximately 28 pieces), assorted flavours.

What’s included: whatever is given upon purchase, i.e. paper bag, original box, catalogue and whatnot.

Date of arrival: 4th April 2012. I do not wish to further compromise the taste and freshness of the macarons so if you can’t collect them on 4th (or latest 5th), please do not order.

Mode of collection: Mass meetup at central area, venue/time to be confirmed later.

Payment mode: POSB/DBS Internet Banking or ATM Transfer. No interbank transfer.

Deadline: All orders and payments have to be made by 30th March 2012, 7pm.

Send in your order(s) with subject “Macarons – Confirmed” to qiuyi_ong@hotmail.com using the format below:

Full Name (real name):
Contact number:
Bank/Acct no:
Item/Quantity (Pierre Hermé and/or Ladurée):

Terms and conditions (read carefully!)

– Only paid orders will be taken.
– No cancellation of order is allowed once payment is made.
– Full refund will be given if spree is cancelled or I can’t buy the items for whatever reason.
– If GST is incurred, all participants will share the cost.
– For enquiries, please email me at qiuyi_ong@hotmail.com

Lastly, please do not join if you’re uncomfortable with the T&Cs. Thank you!

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More Tex-Mex than pure Mex, Baja Fresh has a selling point of fresh quality food made from scratch. Sounds good on paper, except that the flavours are not as bold as I’d like and prices are a tad high for such a Subway-ish concept, hmm.

Free flow Salsa Molcajete, Salsa 6 Chiles, Salsa Baja and my favourite Pico De Gallo from the salsa bar, to go along with the complimentary chips.

Cheese nachos ($11.95).

Shrimp and mahi mahi tacos ($6.95 each).

Grilled shrimp fajita ($13.95), served with simmered pinto beans (which I dig), rice (which I didn’t want), creamy guacamole..

And corn tortillas too!

Baja Fresh
9 Bras Basah Road
#01-03 Rendezvous Gallery
6337 7300

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Wild Honey-ed Again

Went back to Wild Honey the other day (on a mission to try out all the items on the menu, haha) and wow, another great find I had!

Loving Tunisian a lot, a mouthwatering concoction of tangy-spicy shakshouka (tomatoes, onions, bell peppers etc) and two lovely fried eggs with gooey yolks, all served up in a cast iron pan with multigrain brioche on the side to mop up all that delish sauce, yums max.

And for something less exotic, there’s reliable Basque. Scrambled eggs with peppers and onions, paired with Spanish Serrano ham and brioche.

Simple food, simple happiness : )

Wild Honey
6 Scotts Road
#03-01 Scotts Square
6636 1816

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Restaurant André

Lunch at Restaurant André~

Freshly baked baguette.

Amuse bouche, porcini parmesan chips.

Lightly smoked salmon, tomato salad, basil flower sorbet.

Kaffir lime consomme, baby leek ravioli, seafood carpaccio.

Black truffle pasta.

Perigord black truffle, foie gras jelly, fleur de sel.

Niceeeee.

Pan seared fish, wild mushroom polenta bianca, potato onion praline.

Slow roast short rib beef.

Snickers 2012, my favourite out of all!

Restaurant André
41 Bukit Pasoh Road
6534 8880

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