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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 16 Aug 2013 3:04 pm

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PNGMK wrote:Deng Xiao Peng was reputed to eat a puppy every morning for breakfast. I kid you not.


I loved having Pho every morning in Vietnam. I'm pretty sure not all of the beef was beef, and there were plenty of stray dogs...


The only place in the world where I had to eat both dog and monkey! Sometimes it was the only way to get on the right side of the village headman. Never again. Fortunately, I only found out AFTER having consumed a token amount. Dog, honestly, not that bad in reality, if not mentally. Monkey tough stringy and nastyl.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 16 Aug 2013 3:07 pm

Speaking of Pho, there is a new VN restaurant in Serangoon North Village off of AMK Ave 3 & Serangoon Nth Ave 1. Pho Hanoi is the name. Small open air type just off the kopitiam. Food not bad but nothing to write home about either. Dishes $5~7 each.

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Postby zzm9980 » Fri, 16 Aug 2013 3:19 pm

the lynx wrote:
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PNGMK wrote:Deng Xiao Peng was reputed to eat a puppy every morning for breakfast. I kid you not.


I loved having Pho every morning in Vietnam. I'm pretty sure not all of the beef was beef, and there were plenty of stray dogs...


You've gotta be kidding me! You mean they serve dog meat in pho on the streets? :-#


I would not be surprised. I've eaten "Beef" Pho in a market maybe 10m from a table where a merchant had various dog heads and torsos for sale.

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Postby zzm9980 » Fri, 16 Aug 2013 3:21 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Speaking of Pho, there is a new VN restaurant in Serangoon North Village off of AMK Ave 3 & Serangoon Nth Ave 1. Pho Hanoi is the name. Small open air type just off the kopitiam. Food not bad but nothing to write home about either. Dishes $5~7 each.


Best Pho I've had so far in SG is surprisingly the 'Nam Nam Noodle Bar' in Wheelock Place and Raffles City. Not too pricey either, I think $7.


edit: And they have a breakfast special too

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Postby yogaloungeforever » Fri, 16 Aug 2013 5:06 pm

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yogaloungeforever wrote:Call me a health freak but it's a pineapple followed by oranges and plums


A whole pineapple?! :shock:


Yeah! a whole pineapple. I especially love it with sea salt sprinkled on it - yum! :)
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Postby nakatago » Fri, 16 Aug 2013 5:12 pm

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yogaloungeforever wrote:Call me a health freak but it's a pineapple followed by oranges and plums


A whole pineapple?! :shock:


Yeah! a whole pineapple. I especially love it with sea salt sprinkled on it - yum! :)


and oranges

and plums

and oatmeal

and bananas

and peanut butter toast

That's a lot of volume and fiber!

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Postby yogaloungeforever » Fri, 16 Aug 2013 5:47 pm

Yeah! doctor's orders


nakatago wrote:
yogaloungeforever wrote:
nakatago wrote:
yogaloungeforever wrote:Call me a health freak but it's a pineapple followed by oranges and plums


A whole pineapple?! :shock:


Yeah! a whole pineapple. I especially love it with sea salt sprinkled on it - yum! :)


and oranges

and plums

and oatmeal

and bananas

and peanut butter toast

That's a lot of volume and fiber!
Life is short hence I live it to its fullest, that is .... I eat and sleep

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Postby Max Headroom » Fri, 16 Aug 2013 6:34 pm

Kopi c xiu dai and a banana, followed an hour later by a full-on plate of nasi padang, including 2 veggie servings and whole chicken breast, hold the gravy, easy on the chili manis.

Hungry again by 11 though.

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Postby beppi » Fri, 16 Aug 2013 7:33 pm

I always have and always will prefer German breakfast - bread (real bread - not the stuff called by that word in Singapore!) with assorted cheeses and sliced sausage or ham.
But over the (many) years in Asia, I have come to also like Nasi Lemak, Dim Sum, Roti Prata, Idli, Lontong, Dosai and Kaya Toast from time to time (NO porridge for me, though!).
And no breakfast is complete without a thick Teh. I make do with Cappucino when abroad ...

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Postby nakatago » Fri, 16 Aug 2013 7:46 pm

Max Headroom wrote:Kopi c xiu dai and a banana, followed an hour later by a full-on plate of nasi padang, including 2 veggie servings and whole chicken breast, hold the gravy, easy on the chili manis.

Hungry again by 11 though.


It's the insulin spike SMS keeps warning people about.

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Postby Max Headroom » Sat, 17 Aug 2013 1:20 pm

nakatago wrote:
Max Headroom wrote:Kopi c xiu dai and a banana, followed an hour later by a full-on plate of nasi padang, including 2 veggie servings and whole chicken breast, hold the gravy, easy on the chili manis.

Hungry again by 11 though.


It's the insulin spike SMS keeps warning people about.


Way ahead of you, Mr. N. The veggies and the 2 pisang I toss into my meal are slow release, no worries. :)

More likely, it's the daily hour of gym-work that that has my appetite rearing up in a hurry.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 17 Aug 2013 2:15 pm

The nasi isn't.

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Postby BedokAmerican » Sat, 17 Aug 2013 3:19 pm

Besides cereal, I'll usually have either toast, fruit, eggs, granola bars, or toaster waffles. Not too exciting.

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Postby nakatago » Sat, 17 Aug 2013 3:37 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:The nasi isn't.


That's what I said! :P

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Postby Max Headroom » Sun, 18 Aug 2013 12:18 pm

This is an interesting point. According to studies I've been reading, the insuline spike is tempered if your simple carbs meal also contains a decent measure of complex carbs.

The example I recall was vegetables, i.e. a serving of veggies were found to keep the insuline production in check after a white rice meal, thereby negating the sugar crash that would have likely followed without the veggies.

I figure having bananas with your meal enhances that effect and I reckon it works, because I never suffer that sudden lethargy syndrome so common after binging on just simple carbs.

I do feel hungry real quickly though, which I attribute to the rapid assimilation of the food and subsequent replenishment of my gym-depleted glycogen reserves.

Anyhoo, I reckon I've now way-way-sidestepped the scope of this thread. Apologies.


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