Personal Chronicle

Wet Market

Wet Market   It had been quite some time since I last cooked at home. Previously, due to work commitments and irregular off days, cooking at home just doesn’t seem to make sense.     After I changed my job from fine-dining chef to becoming a ramen guy, my work-life balance is more like regular…

A Noodle Story

A Noodle Story – The first and only Singapore-style ramen!! It had always been my dream to have my own little place where I can serve warm, delicious food to happy guests. Today, I’m very happy to announce that I’m a step away from realizing that dream as we’re launching “A Noodle Story” soon. Please help…

Sous Vide Cooking

Sous Vide Cooking Season’s greetings! This year, I got a very special Christmas present from Santa. Although I’m Santa myself, I’m still very happy with my purchase. It was something I had always wanted for the cooking lab geek in me; an immersion circulator. So what is it used for? An immersion circulator, together with…

Where are the Carrots in Fried Carrot Cake?

 Fried Carrot Cake   There’s this dish on the current menu in the restaurant that requires little perfect cubes of daikon radish. Needless to say, I’m regularly left with a mountain of daikon trimmings. That set me thinking what I can do with all those extra daikon trimmings instead of going to waste.     “Why…

Home-made Curry Puffs

Home-made Curry Puffs – The Chef Story is back again!   I had been away for quite some time from The Chef Story as I’d been busier than a bee during the past two months overseeing the conceptualization of my new home. Now that it’s finally done, and with my internet connection up and running, I’m back…

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