September 20, 2010

Feasting a sketch

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Dim Sum @ Ion Orchard"]Dim-sum at Ion Orchard[/caption]

We, the citizen of Singapore, pledge ourselves to eat 5 meals a day.... in many parts of the world, many eat to live. However in Singapore, I am not ashamed to proclaim that we live to eat. Therefore food is an integrated part of our life here. We have mastered the art of eating - all 5 meals a day.

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="489" caption="Cafe Pralet - Roasted Chickin"]Roasted chicken @ Cafe Pralet, Tiong Bahru[/caption]

The best of Singapore can be found in food courts, kopitiams, restaurants and so forth. It is not an exaggeration to say we eat 24 hrs a day - 24/7. There is no way we could go hungry even in a famine. My mum-in-law has 3 fridges in the house - the amount of food that is stocked up could feed at least 20 people in one go - OR in time of war we could survive for more than 3 months without going to the groceries. I am not kidding!

[caption id="attachment_1416" align="alignnone" width="558" caption="Lunch at Marine Square food court"][/caption]

We are also pampered for choice! Though we do not have 4 seasons, we have 40 seasons of food choices!! To sketch these, I need maybe several years to complete a cycle! :D