Archive for December, 2011

Fun Fact Friday

December 30, 2011 By: Serena Category: Uncategorized

Happy Friday, Noshers!  Got any fun plans for this New Year’s Eve?  As for me, I’ll be on a flight back to NYC – hope they have some festive New Year’s Eve celebrations on the flight!  This week’s fun fact is an interesting one:

Image via Arm & Hammer

Today is National Baking Soda Day.

I love baking soda, not only for its integral importance in many baked goods, but also because it has so many uses! My favorite use – deodorizing the fridge!

What’s your favorite use of baking soda? Please share!

Live from Singapore: Hokkien Prawn Mee

December 29, 2011 By: Serena Category: Uncategorized

Greetings from Singapore!  Hope you’re enjoying this last week of 2011!  Just wanted to share this rapidly-prepared prawn noodles at a typical Singaporean hawker center – enjoy!

What’s your favorite noodle dish?

Live from Singapore: Teh Tarik

December 27, 2011 By: Serena Category: Uncategorized

Greetings from Singapore!  After an almost 24-hour flight (including a special Christmas menu, thank you Singapore Airlines!), I’m here!  I just wanted to share this video of one of my favorite beverages here – teh tarik.  Teh Tarik translates into “pulled tea,” and from this video you’ll see how this yummy tea got its name:

Stay tuned for more!

Have you heard of teh tarik before?

 

Fun Fact Friday

December 23, 2011 By: Serena Category: FunFactFriday

Happy Friday, Noshers!  To those of you who celebrate Christmas, hope you have a wonderful holiday this weekend!  This week’s Fun Fact is a little surprise…

Mmmm, my favorite Singaporean dish – prawn laksa!

I’m taking a short trip to Singapore!

Yep!  So definitely stay tuned because next week I’ll be posting some delicious video footage of my Singaporean eats, from halfway around the world! :)

Taking Questions! Question #3

December 22, 2011 By: Serena Category: NoshGirl, Taking Questions

Welcome to my 3rd post in my Taking Questions series!  Question #3 comes from Lauren of Oh Lordy!. I met Lauren for the first time this past April in New Orleans, and she is just as sweet as can be – definitely check out her blog!  She asks:

What has been your favorite meal when traveling?

Wow, this is a tough one!  As you know, I LOVE food, and I LOVE traveling – so there have been so many memorable meals.  I’d say my absolute favorite meal was in a small village in the Lazio region of Italy:

Yes, this place really exists! (Image Source)

Situated atop a plateau, Civita di Bagnoregio boasted a hearty population of 14 when I visited in 2006.  As I was with 2 other friends, we increased the population by more than 20%!  To get there…

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