Grilled Pork in Garlic Sauce from Daiso ( オーマイ豚肉のにんにく醤油焼き )

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If you are a fan of Japanese Sliced Pork, you will appreciate this Delicious Grilled Pork in Garlic Sauce from Daiso.

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During one of my shopping trips to Daiso, I found these two gems from the Food Section - Oh My Ahijo ( オーマイ アヒージョの素 ) and the Oh My Grilled Pork in Garlic Sauce ( オーマイ 豚肉のにんにく醤油焼き ) mentioned in my earlier post.

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I love the popular Japanese Pork Ginger dish ( 豚の生姜焼き ), so I had given the recipe a tweak by marinating the pork with Minced Ginger in my cooking and also sprinkled Roasted Sesame Seeds for an added punch. Served with a simple cabbage salad, this makes a great yummy lunch!
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Asakusa Nakamise and Sensoji, Must-Visit Places in Tokyo!

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Traditional snacks, local food and souvenirs, find them all at Asakusa Nakamise! Temple visitors to the Sensoji ( 浅草寺 ) aka Asakusa Kannon Temple will also get to enjoy Nakamise, a shopping street that is filled with tasty lovely treats.

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Asakusa ( 浅草 ) is definitely one of the must-visit attractions in Tokyo, and it is easily explored by foot. The area is easily spotted with their huge red lanterns through the famous Kaminarimon ( Kaminari Gate ) leading to the Sensoji Temple, which is also known as Thunder Gate ( 雷門 ).

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Upon entering these gates, you may find the Asakusa Nakamise Shopping Street with more than 50 shops stretches over 250 meters from Kaminarimon to the main grounds of Sensoji Temple. Here, you will find typical Japanese souvenirs such as Yukata ( 浴衣 ), handkerchiefs and local snacks like Senbei rice crackers ( 煎餅 ). This is one of the best places in Tokyo to buy souvenirs home.
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Visit Perak 2017: Instagram Spots in Ipoh and Royal Belum

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Just back from a 4D3N media trip in conjunction with the Visit Perak Year 2017, and I must say that the expedition was quite different from what I had imagined.

Perak ( 霹雳 ) is one of the 13 states of Malaysia, and is the fourth largest state in the country. I can see why Perak has been voted 6th Best Place in Asia to Visit by Lonely Planet in 2016. This trip to the rugged Malaysian region has definitely expanded my horizon, allowing me to step out of my comfort zone to explore deep into the jungle, away from the Ipoh city I knew.

Ipoh ( 怡保 ) is known for their vibrant food scene available in any corner of the town, but there is definitely more than just food in the capital city of Perak. This post also takes you to the Royal Belum State Park, a huge park in the northern parts of Peninsular Malaysia.  So if you are planning for your next vacation in Malaysia, below are some of the Instagram spots in Perak worth checking out:

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Evolution, Tin Mining Town With Chinese-Style Painting
Jalan Bijeh Timah, Perak, Malaysia
‘ Art of OLDTOWN ’, a collaboration between homegrown kopitiam chain OLDTOWN White Coffee and Ernest Zacharevic, a renowned Lithuanian artist to create the Ipoh wall art murals.

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Plan B at Ipoh Old Town
75, Jalan Panglima, 30000 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Relax, indulge in a cup of artisan coffee at Plan B Ipoh, aimed to be a space for people to dine in, hang out, and get inspired. The indoor planting element offers a green oasis to the laid-back pre-war building that houses a trendy cafe, and acts as a platform for local designers to showcase their products.
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Cordyceps Militaris Winter Melon Soup in Slow Cooker ( 蟲草花冬瓜汤 )

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Winter Melon Soup is an extremely popular soup in the Chinese cuisine, but have you tried adding Cordyceps Militaris ( 蟲草花 )? The mushroomy herb is another superfood that is particularly nourishing to the lungs and kidneys in TCM studies.

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Added to soups, Cordyceps Militaris brings soup dishes to a whole new level. I have discovered that there are actually different grades, so be sure to check for quality before buying these herbs from the traditional Chinese medicine halls like HockHua Tonic ( 福華補品 ). Let’s get cooking the Cordyceps Militaris Winter Melon Soup in Slow Cooker ( 蟲草花冬瓜汤 )!
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Win FREE Adventures in Australia + Sony Action Cam FDRX3000!

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Does your family want to explore the best family friendly attractions and destinations in your area FREE each school holidays? Would you like to be featured in videos online on Bound Round and inflight with Virgin Australia? How about winning a 2-night holiday voucher, or recording these videos on your very own, new, Sony Action Cam FDRX3000 valued at $649? If you said yes, then you could be one of their Families of Australia!

As part of a national campaign, Bound Round is teaming up Experience Perth in an initiative focused on boosting domestic tourism within the family segment.

The 'Families of Australia' initiative will see a group of families become the face of their local regions in Virgin Australia's inflight entertainment system and on Bound Round, sharing the top family-friendly attractions and destinations around the country, including Perth.
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Luxury Porsche, Lamborghini Seats For Sports Car Enthusiasts

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CD Sport Design is proud to unveil for the first time its luxury furniture brand, created for the sport car enthusiast. Now you can enjoy the feel of racing when sitting at home in this comfortable, individually customized design, inspired by the flair, feel and quality of luxury sport car brands.

Manufactured from Soft Nappa leather with a range of 30 colors to choose from, with other surfaces using the highest quality lacquer paints that offer a massive choice of 34 colors to create truly individual designs, the customization on offer is endless to give you the one of a kind luxury chair. In addition to the colour of the leather and paint, you even can personalize details and features like stitches, add a LED reading lamp, chargers, Bluetooth, cup and document holders and much more. With so many options, you can create something unique to you. Because each chair is created to your exact specification, CD Sports Design allow you to own the own sofa or armchair of your dreams. Each one stays faithful to the cool, modern design you love, inspired by the interiors of luxury sports cars such as Porsche or Lamborghini, these are truly exceptional creations from the coolest new brand around, CD Sports Design.

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This new line of armchairs features two distinct ranges: The Sport Lounge Range, inspired by the overt, adventurous Lamborghini and the Club Sport Range, inspired by the detail and precision of Porsche. The base of the chair is made by the world famous sports seat manufacturer RECARO, who have made seats for the world’s most famous sports cars and racing drivers throughout history.
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Tuna Recipes Round-Up, A Yummy Treat For All! ( 8种金枪鱼的做法 )

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Hey foodies, are you also a fan of Tuna? Do you know that Tuna has a list of amazing health benefits especially for our heart?

Tuna fish has very high levels of omega-3 fatty acids that help in reducing coronary heart disease. Besides, canned tuna is very economical and packed with protein.

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Well, one of our favourite tuna recipes is definitely the Sweet Mini Peppers stuffed with Ayam Brand Tuna Flakes in Olive Oil and we kept making more! Check out these friendly Tuna Recipes Round-Up and start making them for your family and friends!
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Daiso Shrimps Ahijo with Mushrooms Recipe ( ダイソーオーマイアヒージョの素 )

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I like cooking with garlic, and Japanese Ahijo is certainly one of my favourite food. Ahijo ( アヒージョ ) is a dish cooked in garlic oil; also known as Ajillo in Spanish. Gambas al Ajillo ( Garlic Shrimp ) is an extremely popular Spanish dish, and the Japanese version is known as Shrimp Ahijo.

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One of my favourite pastimes is browsing in Daiso; you will never know what you can find in these $2 shops. Recently, I found the Oh My Ahijo ( オーマイ アヒージョの素 ) and the Oh My Grilled Pork in Garlic Sauce ( オーマイ 豚肉のにんにく醤油焼き ) in Daiso. The results were rather satisfying, and my family likes the dishes. You may follow the instructions on the package or do it your own way just like me; I have given it a tweak.

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That evening, I made Shrimp Rolls with Wasabi Mayo, Green Dragon Veg with Sakura Ebi, Shrimps and Mushrooms in Garlic Oil, and Japanese Pork Ginger using the Grilled Pork in Garlic Sauce from Daiso.

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I had added Cherry Tomatoes, Enoki Mushrooms and Champignons into my Shrimps Ahijo, and the dish tasted wonderfully fragrant. Let’s cook this Delicious Shrimps and Mushrooms in Garlic Oil!
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Beware of Apple Store Phishing Emails and How to Identify!

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I am sure all of us have received spam emails at one point or another, but do we really know how to handle them to avoid being spammed? Should you be clicking on the links? How do you identify if it is a phishing email?

Phishing emails are scams that trick receivers into giving out personal information such as your passwords, bank account and credit card numbers. These senders often disguise themselves as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication such as this recent one that I had received from Apple Store.

In this post, I shall relate my recent encounter and discuss how we can tackle phishing emails to avoid falling into scammers’ traps.
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Sanrio Hello Kitty Town and Thomas Town Park Tickets Promo!

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SANRIO HELLO KITTY TOWN launches the “ Candy Parade ”, a new interactive Hello Kitty show featuring an exciting choreography that promises a sweet experience for all visitors to the theme park.

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Expect an entertaining medley of music, dance and candy carts in this full 25-minute show featuring Hello Kitty and friends in an entirely original piece incorporating the use of roller blades and hover boards. The show is wholly produced by the attraction’s own entertainment team, and is available only in Sanrio Hello Kitty Town, Puteri Harbour, Malaysia.

“We are always aiming to keep our entertainment content fresh and exciting for our loyal guests. Right on the heels of launching the Hello Kitty Themed Rooms by Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour, the introduction of Candy Parade will not only elevate the overall Hello Kitty experience but also create a strong connection with her fans out there.” said Fahruddin Najumudeen, General Manager of Sanrio Hello Kitty Town.
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Hong Kong Fried Noodles with XO Seafood Recipe ( 香港XO海鲜炒面 )

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Spicy food lovers will adore these thin springy strands of Hong Kong Noodles enveloped in a delicious XO chilli sauce sauteed with succulent seafood.

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fortune hong kong noodles xo sauce recipe
In this dish, you find a good mix of garlicky prawns and squids stir-fried with this packet of Fortune Hong Kong Style Noodles ( 鴻運港式面条 ) bought from NTUC Finest. A very easy and economical recipe that is great for week nights especially for busy executives and housewives who just want a quick meal.

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The Samsui XO Sauce ( 三水XO酱 ) with conpoy and belachan from Soup Restaurant is a bit sweet so you can use less if preferred. You can buy the bottle of chilli paste from Soup Restaurant or local supermarkets. If you don’t like it spicy, just leave out the chilli and add more oyster sauce instead. Shall we start cooking this Tasty Hong Kong Fried Noodles with XO Seafood ( 香港XO海鲜炒面 )?
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Western Australia’s Swan Valley Unearthed In Singapore

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A Showcase of Extraordinary Food and Wine
from Western Australia’s Oldest Wine Region
The rich and bountiful plethora of gourmet products and produce from the Swan Valley in Western Australia were recently unveiled at a cocktail reception at ME@OUE hosted by Mayor Mick Wainright and Chief Executive Officer Mike Foley from the City of Swan.

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Featured Food in Swan Valley:
Morish Nuts, La Boutique Lavender Lollies, The House of Honey
Over 100 guests from the travel trade, media and food import sector had an enjoyable time tasting products specially brought in from the Swan Valley such as olive oil, dukkah, jams, lavender products, finger and seedless grapes, honey, nuts, nougat, spirits and wines. Swan Valley Humane Food Ambassador Caroline Taylor conducted a cooking demonstration using products from the region while Singapore’s own wine specialist and consultant, Lim Hwee Peng provided an insight into the wines of the Swan Valley.
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SK-II: Face The Wild, Face The Camera Extreme Expeditions

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SK-II: Face the Wild Face the Camera Extreme Expeditions - In a new series of short vignettes, presented by SK-ll with National Geographic, four celebrities from around the world travel to some of the most extreme and beautiful places on earth to put themselves and their skin to the test with SK-II's ironic Facial Treatment Essence.

The series comprises of four riveting short vignettes following the unique adventures of four loyal SK-II users and celebrities, Kasumi Arimura, award winning Japanese actress, Chiara Ferragni, global fashion icon, Nini, celebrated Chinese actress and Lee Siyoung, top South Korean actress and national boxer in some of the world's toughest environments from the Yaiibaru jungle in Okinawa, Japan to the Anza Borrego Desert in America.

In “Face The Wild”, follow Hannah Reyes, National Geographic Explorer as she documents and explores diverse ecosystems, topographies and cultures with each of the four celebrities in extreme conditions such as sub-zero temperatures, harsh UV, dryness, sweltering heat and pollution.

In “Face The Camera”, celebrities bravely take on a one of a kind on-location beauty shoots with notable fashion photographers - Jesper Mcilroy and Kirk Cheung to see if their skin truly withstood the test of the environments with the help of SK-II’s Facial Treatment Essence.

Chiara Ferragni, global fashion icon and loyal SK-II user, undergoes a stressful expedition to explore the ancient topography of the parched and scorching Anza Borrego Desert, one of the most arid places in Western America, fighting dehydration dizziness and dry heat with Hannah Reyes, National Geographic Young Explorer.
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Thrillogy at Sentosa March Holiday Attractive 1-For-1 Deals!

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For the entire month of March, Thrillogy at Sentosa will present The State of Fun as an island of thrills and chills, from day to night! Among several firsts, all students holding valid Singapore Student Concession Cards ( TransitLink ) will enjoy free admission into #Sentosa via the Sentosa Express by simply tapping their EZ-Link cards at the turnstiles.

Experience the Thrillogy with after-dark activities including inaugural guided night walks at Fort Siloso, camping by the beach and blockbuster movie screenings under the stars. Adding to Sentosa Thrillogy’s unique night experience is Mega Adventure’s first Night Zip, with limited tickets up for grabs at a special price of SGD 38 on 11 March, 2017!

Attractive 1-for-1 deals and big discounts of up to 50% specially for students will also be offered at key adventure attractions including Wave House Sentosa, iFly Singapore, Mega Adventure and Skyline Luge Sentosa – making Sentosa Thrillogy perfect for adrenaline junkies seeking to have an adventurous time! Plus, take advantage of a series of specially curated, free sports activities along the beaches, ranging from archery to beach volleyball and soccer, or a game of frisbee.
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British Airways Unveils Special Fares for UK-bound Students!

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Special all-in fares from SGD 1,211 inclusive of a return trip to London and
one free trip to a destination in the UK or Europe!

Students heading to the UK can take advantage of British Airways’ year-round special student fares that will be available at the Education UK Exhibition by British Council on 11 March (Saturday). Starting from S$1,211, the student fares also come with a double baggage allowance of up to 46 kg checked baggage and a one piece hand baggage of up to 23kg per person per trip!

Studying in the UK is now more affordable than ever with the weak sterling. Students using this special fares offer can also enjoy one free destination within the UK or Europe as a flight stop-over, or take Heathrow Express to one of the 16 First Great Western destinations including Bath, Bristol Parkway, Cardiff, Exeter and Oxford. The fares are valid for one year and students have the flexibility of changing their tickets at no extra cost.
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