Maple & Market

There are some places that you really want to like. I’d been an occasional reader of Sarah’s Loft for about a year prior to her setting up Maple & Market, and the cakes baked by Sarah always looked so pretty. Her style, like her blog layout, is incredibly minimalistic and very Japanese-influenced. I believe she … Continue reading

Xin Mei Xiang Zheng Zong Lor Mee (新美香正宗卤面)

Growing up, the idea of having lor mee (lit. braised noodles) never really appealed to me. It’s only in the last five years that I’ve developed an appreciation for its garnishes – raw chilli, garlic, coriander and vinegar. Not things that fast food-loving kids would take kindly to, I’d expect. Lor mee, a Hokkien dish that … Continue reading