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Author Archives: Mimi

Mama, My Hero

My mother started teaching when she was barely 21 years old. When she discovered FaceBook, she managed to reconnect with many of her former students and many of them do not simply call her “Miss” or “Madam” but “Mama”. Yes, she has also become their second mother and I am proud they think of her … Continue reading »

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Interview with David Castro (Encore)

I recently caught up once again with Spanish musician-composer David Castro, who just released two new videos. The first video is an updated version of his now-viral Thermomix chime video, featuring Thermomix users from all over the world. The second video is a slick David Bowie “Space Oddity” tribute that he created with a bunch … Continue reading »

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Arrozcaldo: Filipino Chicken Porridge Recipe for the Thermomix

Growing up, one of my most cherished memories of my mother is how, whenever I’d get sick, she would always cook for me a Filipino dish called arrozcaldo. Multiple sources say this humble dish’s origins can be traced back to the Chinese even though its name is of Spanish origin, and it has many variations, … Continue reading »

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Musee Internationale de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant Rouge (International Museum of The Red Cross and Red Crescent) — A Poignant Walk Back In Time

I am losing count of the number of days that KL has been under RMO/MCO (Restricted Movement Order/Movement Control Order). As one wise guy cracked, the only official days of the week now are Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. One good thing about the lockdown is how I’ve managed to unearth some old pics buried somewhere … Continue reading »

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Interview with David Castro

When word of an intriguing video spread like wildfire among Thermomix users on FaceBook, my knee-jerk reaction on Twitter was “Who is this David Castro guy? Suddenly I’m a fan!”. So I looked him up. And I was pleasantly surprised to find out that his talent goes beyond simply transforming what’s usually considered an annoying … Continue reading »

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