Category: LIFESTYLE

2016 Key Takeaways
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2016 Key Takeaways

Reflecting back on 2016 and wondering how fast 12 months went by. There were just so many great things that happen to us at Dish by Ili and also to me personally. Some of the major events happen which undoubtedly made me more aware of who I am and what I stand for. Some personal...

Eat the Rainbow: Purple Foods
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Eat the Rainbow: Purple Foods

I’m an avid fan of colors purple is one of it. My personal favourite is green and I pretty much gravitate towards everything green ranging from household items, stationery, clothes and definitely food! I love how all foods have their own distinctive color of the rainbow spectrum. Not only are these foods bright and cheerful, they’re...

Eat the Rainbow: Green Foods
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Eat the Rainbow: Green Foods

For this blog post of the “Eat the Rainbow” series, we have one of my favorite colors, Green! I can definitely say this colour is often associated with health, colour of growth, renewal and rebirth. It renews and restores depleted energy. It is the sanctuary away from the stresses of modern living, restoring us back...

Odd Pairings with Great Flavors
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Odd Pairings with Great Flavors

I’m always excited about trying out new foods at anytime and anywhere. My discoveries usually happen when friends take me out for good food or when I decide to get creative in the kitchen. For the most part, I can look to the God of answers… GOOGLE for inspiration! Recently I’ve tried and tested some...

TOP 5 tips on hosting dinner parties
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TOP 5 tips on hosting dinner parties

Party planning  top tip is essential when planning the perfect party. You may need to host the Christmas party for your department or throw an anniversary party for your in laws or host your friends bachelorette. Even if you are an introvert or extrovert you will need to have some tips on how to plan...

Foodie Feature: Elaine Ho (Chopstick Diner)
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Foodie Feature: Elaine Ho (Chopstick Diner)

Elaine Ho, founder, fellow foodprenuer and super mum is the women behind Chopstick Diner. Packing delicious and healthy lunch boxes with chopsticks (hey!) Elaine is without a doubt the most passionate person I know who really wants to make a healthy lifestyle prominent and accessible in someone’s life. We met at BFM when they had us...

Reflection: The Importance of Sharing
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Reflection: The Importance of Sharing

I turned 31 in August  and I enjoy reflecting on my past in order to appreciate the future. So here it goes. A lot of people often ask me why I got into food and why did I apply for Food Hero Asia. My answer has always been the same, I do what I do...

Ili’s Deepavali Moments
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Ili’s Deepavali Moments

In the past few years I have had the privilege of witnessing first hand what happens in an Indian home during Deepavali. Also known as the festival of lights, this special day in the Hindu calendar brings family and food together. Sounds familiar doesn’t it? Weeks of prep is on the way with the decoration...

Selamat Hari Raya!
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Selamat Hari Raya!

A blessed Raya indeed as the first day this year was spent picking up my father at the airport after he successfully completed his Umrah in Mekkah. That in itself was a blissful experience like no other. The Night Before Usually mum and I will spend the whole last day of Ramadan, running around like...