Food Icon: Singapore’s Kaya Toast

Food Icon: Singapore’s Kaya Toast

WHAT IT IS Crunchy toast with sweet kaya jam and a huge chunk of savory butter. A dish of soft-boiled eggs on the side. Washed down with the best coffee or tea you ever tasted. Kaya toast is every Singaporean’s favorite breakfast. Although some prefer it for tea-time....
Food Icon: Singapore’s Hainanese Chicken Rice

Food Icon: Singapore’s Hainanese Chicken Rice

WHAT IT IS It’s just a plate of rice and chicken. But it’s also NOT JUST a plate of rice and chicken. It packs in a whole lot of flavor, making it the national dish of Singapore. It’s even more popular than the other Singapore food icon: Chili Crab. Essentially, it is...
8 Food Photography Tips for Instagram

8 Food Photography Tips for Instagram

There was a time when the only reason to take pictures of your food was if your glowering nutritionist demanded you show them every single thing you were eating. Now taking photos of food is totally acceptable. It is a part of our culture. You don’t have to be a...
Banh Mi in Bangkok

Banh Mi in Bangkok

Thursday afternoon in Bangkok, a couple of blocks from the EM District Mall, the sky turns from blue to greyish, although the sun still beats down. The monsoon is almost upon us, as we make our way to Banh Mi Bo, a nondescript Banh Mi joint housed in an open 3 floor...