Specialty shop

I value quality ingredients at a good price. These are some specialty food store where I get my cooking and baking supplies:


These are some my favourite food literature that changed my lifestyle and way of cooking, encyclopedia which I often refer to, and cookbooks which recipes I tried and enjoyed:

  • Food Rules by Michael Pollan
  • The Food Lab by J. Kenji Lopez Alt
  • Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon
  • The Art Of Fermentation by Sandor Katz
  • Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ by Giulia Enders
  • Jiro Philosophy
  • Jiro Gastronomy
  • The Salt Book by Fritz Gubler and David Glynn with Dr Russell Keast
  • Penang Heritage Food by Ong Jin Teong
  • Nyonya Inheritance by Pearly Kee
  • Juicing For Health by Sara Ding
  • Every Grain of Rice by Fuchsia Dunlop
  • The Hakka Cookbook by Linda Lau Anusasananan
  • A Tradition of Soup by Teresa M.Chen
  • Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine by Andrew Chevallier


I have an apartment garden where I plant herbs like mint, Thai basil and kaduk. These community and commercial gardens have been my inspiration:

Cooking Classes/ Culinary Schools

I learn to cook local cuisine whenever I travel. Here are some of the cooking classes that I’ve attended and enjoyed: