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Why are Traditions and Cultures Important to Families?

By |2019-10-29T13:42:59+11:00February 15th, 2018|Your Culture and Traditions, Your Family|

Your Traditions and Your Values – sharing cultures February 16th 2018 is Chinese New Year; it is also known as the spring festival or lunar new year. It goes for [...]

I want you to invite your children to your kitchen and here is why

By |2019-06-13T06:30:04+10:00January 25th, 2018|Fun in the kitchen with Kids!, Your Family|

Source: Body and Soul section of The Advertiser newspaper, 21 Jan 2018 Enlarged article: https://s3-ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com/tokpanjang/Images/kidsinkitchen.jpg My editor just sent me this article to highlight and enforce the messages I am sharing [...]

My own story about journaling … and where it lead me by asking a little bit of help from the universe

By |2019-06-13T06:30:29+10:00January 22nd, 2018|I Love My Food|

Journaling - place where you may have the answers to all the questions you need answering This is a very personal post - it is about my own journey of [...]

Start your day strong with this simple and sumptuous breakfast made in under 30 minutes

By |2019-06-12T15:46:51+10:00January 18th, 2018|Noodle|

Home cooked ramen in under 30 minutes Have you heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day? I grew up with sumptuous, healthy and hot breakfast almost [...]

How to support your child transit from primary to high school with ease and joy

By |2019-06-17T05:18:28+10:00January 16th, 2018|Your Family|

The challenges of high school What happens when you children moves from primary to secondary school? How would they feel? How do they adjust? During the transition, it is a [...]

Meet my editor Dr. Dana Skopal and hear what we discussed during our lunch meet catch-up

By |2019-06-17T05:20:10+10:00January 11th, 2018|Your Family|

Lay Ean and Dr. Dana Skopal - Editor for Tok Panjang Just had a wonderful lunch with my editor, Dr. Dana Skopal. For those of you who have not met [...]

The one birthday ritual that I still practice in Australia

By |2019-06-16T10:32:59+10:00January 8th, 2018|Your Culture and Traditions, Your Family|

Last weekend was my daughter's birthday. So how do we celebrate birthdays in Australia? Do I still follow the ritual from my childhood? It is not possible to do everything [...]

Wishing you and family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

By |2019-06-16T10:33:02+10:00December 24th, 2017|Your Culture and Traditions, Your Family|

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and family. Christmas time is a time to re-connect with your family and friends, re-evaluate your priorities and make time for [...]

3 joyful ways to connect with your community during festive season

By |2019-06-16T10:33:04+10:00December 21st, 2017|Your Culture and Traditions, Your Family|

Simple ways to connect to your community Even though I have left home more than 30 years ago, I still miss all my family and friends in Malaysia. This is [...]

Why festive seasons are great opportunities for family connections

By |2019-06-16T10:27:16+10:00December 17th, 2017|Your Culture and Traditions|

Festive seasons are great opportunities for connections and to introduce your culture to your family It is few more weeks to Christmas, and I hear people dreading this time of [...]

Benefits of involving your children in festive preparations

By |2019-06-16T10:33:52+10:00December 17th, 2017|Your Culture and Traditions, Your Family|

It is only a few more days until Christmas. Have you organised your greeting cards? What about your gifts? Your presents? Your treats? Your guests? Family gatherings and hosting people? [...]

#Day3 Nonya Cuisine Made Easy – Freezing up curries, which one to freeze?

By |2019-09-14T15:25:55+10:00December 12th, 2017|Nyonya Cuisine Made Simple|

Authentic Nonya Curries in under 30 minutes I can't speak for everyone, but if you are serving more than 10 people, I would normally prepare my dishes prior (or at [...]

Tips on how to guide and share your culture with your grandchildren from your kitchen!

By |2019-06-12T15:27:09+10:00November 20th, 2017|Fun in the kitchen with Kids!, Your Culture and Traditions, Your Family|

Guide and share your culture with your grandchildren from your kitchen! I was at a tea shop talking with the manager about various teas...  and somehow our topic of conversation [...]

Stop longing and start connecting to your favourite childhood dishes in under 30 minutes

By |2019-07-08T16:02:38+10:00November 2nd, 2017|Your Culture and Traditions, Your Family|

Start reconnecting to your childhood dishes with readymade ingredients! One of the many things migrants miss most is the food they grew up with. Are you one of them? I [...]

The benefits of sharing your favourite childhood dishes with your family

By |2019-06-16T10:38:18+10:00September 24th, 2017|Your Culture and Traditions|

Have you experienced chit-chatting with friends, and somehow the conversation ended up about your favourite childhood dishes/games. And you get very excited about it? I was having lunch with a [...]

From the kitchen to connections and empowerment

By |2019-06-17T05:23:27+10:00July 12th, 2017|Your Family|

Your kitchen - a natural classroom! My amazing editor, Dana, sent this link to me: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-18/childrens-literacy-study-links-hearing-words-to-reading-ability/8697138 There are two amazing articles in there, but for today, we are going to [...]

Simple tip on how to expand your children’s culinary knowledge and vocabulary skills in your kitchen

By |2019-06-16T10:39:29+10:00July 12th, 2017|Your Culture and Traditions|

I am going to refer back to this article – http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-18/childrens-literacy-study-links-hearing-words-to-reading-ability/8697138 ” – Children’s literacy study links hearing words to reading ability for first time, researchers say”. (Do check it out; it is [...]

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