Tow Sar Pneah, Pandan, Red bean and…

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM

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The intrepid and debonair Travelling Gourmet TM goes to the Post Office to partake of…

MOONCAKES at the splendid and historic Fullerton Hotel. Sweet and harmonious tunes from a three piece “Orchaestra” filled my soul with the joy that only tuneful music can evoke. It was from the balcony high above the Lobby Lounge. They were playing the hit tune from “Annie the Musical” called “Tomorrow”. I sat down and soaked in the delightful ambience of this hotel that used to be Singapore’s General Post Office from which ALL distances in Singapore are measured. Exactly like the Westin Sydney that was also a Post Office at 1, Martin Place. In a jiffy a selection of lovely Mooncakes arrived, accompanied by TWG Tea..


The reduced sugar Mooncakes impressed me greatly. Nowadays, people are very health conscious especially since the Minister of Health highlighted recently the dangers of white rice and sugar in contributing to obesity and therafter diabetes and other terrible illnesses. The band played another tune I recognised immediately. It was from the hit movie starring Dustin Hoffman as a cross-dressing man, something like Michelle Obama according to many reliable sources. The difference was that Dustin Hoffman in “Tootsie” had to do it to earn a living and not because he wanted to be a woman. “It might be you” wafted across the high ceilings of the lobby as I savoured slowly the flavours of…




To be continued…

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About thetravellinggourmet

As a renowned Travel, Food & Wine Writer he has travelled the world in a keen & indomitable pursuit of exotic delicacies & fine wines. His articles have been published in over 20 prestigious publications, both local & international. Dr. Lim has toured and trained in Wine Evaluation & Oenology in most of the world's top wine producing areas from France to Australia. The Travelling Gourmet says, "Gastronomy has no frontier. These are the gastronomic voyages of The Travelling Gourmet. My unending mission. To explore strange new cuisines, to seek out new wines and new culinary experiences, to boldly go where no gourmet has gone before...." Have pen, will travel. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any other information storage & retrieval system, without permission from Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet and/or MSN. Material may be works of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents may be true but may also be products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance whatsoever to actual person or persons, either dead or living, events, or locales may be entirely and purely coincidental and unintentional. No part of this website may be used to villify others or for criminal purposes. Interests: Travel, Food, Wines, Cooking, Wine Appreciation, Parachuting, Languages, Music, Reading, Swimming, Hunting, Ballet, Fencing, Archery, Anthropology and more... The Travelling Gourmet is a copyrighted trademark. All rights and photos reserved. No part may be reproduced without permission.
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