Why buy when you can bake your own traditional mooncakes that are as good as retailers during this pandemic period! The Mid-Autumn Festival, or Mooncake Festival, is traditionally celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese lunar calendar. Mooncake is a must-eat snack during Mid-Autumn festival, and it is not that difficult to make your own mooncake at home as a gift to your friends or relatives during the festive celebration. Nowadays, getting the ingredients for making mooncakes are much easier than before in Singapore. You can get the baking ingredients from bakery s..
In Singapore, Lunar 7th Month has a unique scene where you can see altars spilling over with food offerings and the smell of incense smoke in the air. Some places in Singapore have “getai” during the Lunar 7th Month where folks are being entertained by performance or you can even see some folks rushing by with a stash of “kimzua” (joss paper). Though there are many traditions surrounding the Hungry Ghost Festival, what is most important, which folks normally do during the entire 7th month is to pray and pay respect to their ancestors. Starting from 20th of July 2020 till 16th of Septembe..
As early as the 8th century BC in the gardens of Babylon, spices and herbs such as cinnamon, turmeric and cardamom have been used by Indians for thousands of years for culinary and health purposes. Studies have found out some of the Indian spices have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties and are often high in antioxidants. India is “The Land of Spices” and is known throughout the world. It is because of its formidable position in the world spices trade and well-known for its flavor and aroma in the international markets. Out of 109 spices listed by world standards organ..