A bumper posting for those of you in Singapore :).
Ceramic vegetable peelers & other kitchen tools
Fortunately, this includes a ceramic vegetable peeler at less than half price for just S$12 (although not the one I featured in my post but the U-shaped handle version). Ceramic julienne slicer also available for S$19 (down from S$53). [If you’re looking for other Kyocera products, you’re actually better off at one of the big department store sales because although Razor Sharp is the agent, all items are sold at list price -no GST though.]
I also picked up a Cuisipro silicone spoon, with detachable metal handle for half price at S$12. Earlier, I posted about my favourite silicone kitchen tool, the brush. I’ve been wanting a mixing spoon that isn’t too floppy, so that it can deal with heavy batters and doughs, and silicone being heat-resistant, this can also be used for cooking on the stove. Plus it’s non-abrasive and can be used with non-stick cookware, and scrapes really clean. The removable head is an added plus which allows for thorough cleaning.
All-new Brown Rice Paradise!
Some weeks ago, I discovered that Brown Rice Paradise at Tanglin Mall has changed hands, moved to a ground floor location and gotten a spiffy new supermarket-look. The prices were already rather stiff before, I hope this new jazzed-up shop doesn’t jack them up even more! The shop is currently closed and will open again on 5th April.
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You probably already know Green & Blacks organic chocolates. These are widely available in supermarket organic sections, health food stores etc. Priced at just under S$7, they are a typical price for organic chocolates, with some brands costing even more.
That is, if you haven’t already discovered Carrefour organic chocolate (milk –S$2.65, 74% dark — S$3.95 and cooking S$3.25) , as well as Marks & Spencer organic Swiss chocolate at S$4+, which I think tastes nicer than the Carrefour ones.
Vital wheat gluten
Thanks to the tip from Canton Pixie, I finally found vital wheat gluten for baking bread at Phoon Huat. I missed it before because it’s kept inside the refrigerator, not next to the flours. Incidentally, vital wheat gluten should be stored it in the fridge, where it can be kept for six months (1 year if frozen).
In contrast, vital wheat gluten from Bob’s Red Mill, which is imported from USA and sold in upmarket shops like Vivocity’s Naturally Marketplace, is stacked on the shelf of flours and grains next to all the other Bob’s Red Mill items.
There is also a massive price difference: about S$4.70 for 400g in Phoon Huat, and about S$26 for about 600g+ of the Bob’s Red Mill version in Naturally Marketplace!