Category: Personal

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...

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...