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The European Film Festival – A Feast For The Senses

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla | 4 weeks ago

Independent film lovers can look forward to a tantalising smorgasbord of the best of contemporary European cinema during almost a month of screening: from 6 May – 23 May this year. That is when the European Film Festival (previously known as European Union Film Festival) returns to The Projector for its landmark 30th edition. Along…

The best of both worlds

By Anne Chiang | 4 weeks ago

We all have a special place in our hearts for food that is familiar and well-loved. These dishes appeal to memories deep within us, involving people and places we love and unforgettable events. They are the dishes that evoke a sense of ‘home’ to us, like no other. But imagine if these are paired with…

Little Caesar’s comes to the East

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla | March 31, 2021

“If you’re hungry as hell and lookin’ for food Who ya gonna call (Lil’ Caesar’s) If it’s somethin’ yummy and also smells good Who ya gonna call (Lil’ Caesar’s)” – with apologies to Ghostbusters. Well, that’s what happened to me one recent Thursday at lunchtime when I was ravenous even before noon because I had…

Sikhs In Singapore

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla | March 27, 2021

There’s a “club” for Indian women in Singapore where the minimum age for membership is 65 years. Anyone who has not reached the cut-off age for Senior Citizenship is ineligible to join Sunehri Saheliyan (Golden Girlfriends). This group of senior ladies even has a 100-year old member, and they are the ones keeping alive the…

Turmeric – The Golden Herb

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla | March 23, 2021

The world has suddenly “discovered” what Indians have known for more than 6,000 years – the medicinal and health-giving properties of Turmeric. This ancient gold-coloured spice, celebrated for thousands of years by Indians as both food and medicine, has resurfaced within the health and nutrition communities thanks to curcumin, the healing substance which is the…

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The European Film Festival – A Feast For The Senses

Independent film lovers can look forward to a tantalising smorgasbord of the best of contemporary European cinema during almost a month of screening: from 6 May – 23 May this year. That is when the European Film Festival (previously known as European Union Film Festival) returns to The Projector for its landmark 30th edition. Along…

The best of both worlds

We all have a special place in our hearts for food that is familiar and well-loved. These dishes appeal to memories deep within us, involving people and places we love and unforgettable events. They are the dishes that evoke a sense of ‘home’ to us, like no other. But imagine if these are paired with…

Little Caesar’s comes to the East

“If you’re hungry as hell and lookin’ for food Who ya gonna call (Lil’ Caesar’s) If it’s somethin’ yummy and also smells good Who ya gonna call (Lil’ Caesar’s)” – with apologies to Ghostbusters. Well, that’s what happened to me one recent Thursday at lunchtime when I was ravenous even before noon because I had…

Sikhs In Singapore

There’s a “club” for Indian women in Singapore where the minimum age for membership is 65 years. Anyone who has not reached the cut-off age for Senior Citizenship is ineligible to join Sunehri Saheliyan (Golden Girlfriends). This group of senior ladies even has a 100-year old member, and they are the ones keeping alive the…

Turmeric – The Golden Herb

The world has suddenly “discovered” what Indians have known for more than 6,000 years – the medicinal and health-giving properties of Turmeric. This ancient gold-coloured spice, celebrated for thousands of years by Indians as both food and medicine, has resurfaced within the health and nutrition communities thanks to curcumin, the healing substance which is the…