Pantry at the Stables – Father’s day dinner

Daddy was invited to a food tasting session at “Pantry at the Stables“. With a name like that, you would be expecting dining somewhere near to exotic horses?

During the drive in, you will feel a sense of “countryside”, right here in urban Singapore. The journey is made more authentic when we spotted some horse poo 🙂
(Daddy Kelvin has graciously offer a ride)

Located at the Fairways Drive Green. Daddy suspect this is one ulu (remote) destination which Taxi drivers might try to avoid.

Daddy ordered Cookies and Cream shake for his beverage. Who can resist Oreo dipped in chocolate shake? Indulgence at $9.

Pantry at the Stables had a special offer for Father’s Day set at $49.

#01 Starter : Crab cake on celeriac remoulade, topped with wild rocket and shaved fennel salad
If you love crab, you will love this starter. Rich Crab fillings will surround your taste bud.

#02 Mains : Linguine alio olio with crispy pork belly , mushroom and parsley parmesan chilli crumbs
The crispy 烧肉 (roasted pig) is so sinfully delicious. You can hear the crunchiness. Who would have thought of 烧肉 in a western restaurant?

#03 Dessert : Bitter sweet chocolate torte with poached figs and vanilla bean ice cream

We did not try the torte, but we went for “Sticky Date and Toffee Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream” ($12). We heard this is Pantry’s all time favourite dessert since 1999 !

For $49, the above three dishes were offered as part of Father’s Day celebration.
There are more to share from the Stables.

Spaghetti Carbonara ($24)
Thick creamy sauce for those who love their Spaghetti sweet. We had to consume this while hot, or the spaghetti will taste bland and overbearing once it cools.

Mexican Chicken Salad ($22)
There are are so many ingredients in this salad, crispy tortilla, avocado,
spiced corn and salsa. They mess really well in our mouths. Hard to describe the taste, but Daddy love the texture and refreshing bites.

Steak and Eggs ($38) – on a skillet with smashed peas
Delicious! Daddy always prefer his beef well done, but he was tempted by the medium rare steak. We heard this is one of the popular dish at Stables.

Cupcakes ($4.50 each)
Although we were quite full already , we could not resist some dessert attacks. We gobble down an Elvis (chocolate banana cake with peanut butter frosting), Red Velvet (red velvet cake with coconut cream cheese frosting) and cupcake of the month (June banana and passion fruit cupcake).

Must admit the Red Velvet’s coconut sweetness won Daddy over.

More than the food, Daddy gives 8.5 for the ambiance. Sunday brunch at the Stables should be very desirable for families. Imagine dining in the “country side”, with the occasional sightings of horses.

We would like to take this opportunity to thanks the nice people from FoodNews (Janice) and “Pantry at the Stables” for hosting us.

Pantry at the Stables is located at 55 Fairways Drive, Singapore 286846
For reservations, call (65) 6467 7748, or email enquiry.stables@themarmaladepantry.com.sg for more information.

Credit. Photos for Spaghetti and restaurant deco are from FoodNews.

Our love story with a little truck

**This is not an advertorial for LittleTikes**

Six years ago, Daddy carted a LittleTikes 3-in-1 truck all the way from New York.
He was impressed by the six wheelers, and thought the boys would love it too.

This truck can “transform” into three modes :
– become a ride
– pushed from behind or
– pulled from the front

It caters to a child’s different growing up phases.
This truck endears itself to our kids, even our girl is mesmerised.

Boon Wee and Boon Kang were the first two to fall in love with our truck.

With wear and tear (and sometimes Driftings or Bumper-car modes !), we witness the truck’s wheels dropping off one by one. That could also explain why our toys often breakdown earlier than their expected life expectancy :p

… but kids will still pluck in the wheels and roll along. Daddy is very impressed with LitleTikes’ quality products.

So much loving memories, our kids literally grow up with cars and trucks.
We will definitely miss this truck when it ends up at the scrapyard.

Even when new toys came along, kids still prefer their first love, their lorry.

Do you have any toys which bring back fond memories for your kids?
More photos of kids posing with their truck can be found at our fanpage.

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