Quest for the Layered Lapis

By Mildred Jones One of the most popular cakes to be eaten here is the Layered Lapis. It is believed that the cake is a Dutch- Indonesian version of the European multi layered ‘Spit Cake’. It is firm in texture and consists of a various blend of cardamom, cinnamon, clove, mace and star anise. The … Continue reading Quest for the Layered Lapis


Soupe a l’Oignon

By Mildred Jones Would you believe it, if I told you that French Onion Soup has its gastronomic roots from Ancient Rome! This simplest of meals is rich in beef stock and minced onions. The modern version of this wholesome dish took root in the beginnings of the 18th century with the tale of King … Continue reading Soupe a l’Oignon

J.CO Donuts in Johor Bahru

By Mildred Jones If you wish to meet ‘D’Caprio’, I suggest you meet it decked in avocado; one of the most mouth filling cream doughnuts on the J.CO doughnuts menu. But if you think you are lucky, you will be teased to find out, they switch the cream filled doughnuts to the lucky flavours of … Continue reading J.CO Donuts in Johor Bahru


Italian Dining at Saizeriya Restaurants

By Mildred Jones Italian food tends to be slightly pricey in Singapore, but I think I spotted a good deal with Saizeriya Restaurants. Well lighted and airy, the restaurants have spacious rooms with good service and they boast many branches in Singapore and abroad! The bonus is that there is no service charge on the … Continue reading Italian Dining at Saizeriya Restaurants


Tea Time, Food Paradise and Koi Watching at City Mall

By Mildred Jones If you're following my articles, you know I have transported myself into the bubble of creativity that City Mall, Johore Bahru provides; to soften thy pockets and fill thy gut. I have been immersed in drinking coffees, juices and trying out all desserts. Amidst the financial economic climate, let’s bring in some … Continue reading Tea Time, Food Paradise and Koi Watching at City Mall