5 Easy Steps of No-Bake Nutella Bars

5 Easy Steps of No-Bake Nutella Bars
No-Bake Nutella Bars topped with Sprinkles

Cravings satisfied! This 5 easy steps of No-Bake Nutella Bars will definitely steal your heart. RIP diet, I say. It is doable in just 30 minutes and you can enjoy this sugar rush with your friends and family. Recommended to eat this delight with your favorite cup of tea or coffee for a wholly fun break time. 

What you need:

120g butter, unsalted 
1 1/4 cups icing sugar 
2 tablespoons cocoa powder 
1/2 cup fresh milk 
1/2 cup Nutella
1 tablespoon vanilla extract 
2 & 1/2 cups rolled oats

Suggested add ons: Rice bubbles, Sprinkles, Chocolate Chips, Chocolate Rice,  Crushed Peanuts

What to do:

1. Using a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Then add sugar,  milk and cocoa powder, let it boil for a minute and remove from heat. 

2. Add Nutella, vanilla extract, rolled oats, rice bubbles (suggestion) to the pan and mix properly to combine all ingredients well.

3. Line a baking pan with baking paper and set aside. Pour the batter into the lined baking pan, level and smooth surface with the back of a metal spoon or any other flat surface.

4. Decorate with sprinkles, crushed peanuts or rice bubbles of your choice. Refrigerate for about 3-5 hours, depending on your patience to wait. 

5. Cut into desired serving size with a clean sharp knife. Enjoy eating. RIP diet. hahhhaha


5 Easy Steps of No-Bake Nutella Bars
No-Bake Nutella Bars

5 Easy Steps of No-Bake Nutella Bars
No-Bake Nutella Bars, Serving Suggestion

10 Unique Structures Only in Singapore

10 Unique Structures Only in Singapore
City Center of Singapore
When I am visiting a foreign city, structural design of buildings and it's cultural values always get my attention. Being an engineer, these unique structures in Singapore are worth a visit. I wish to present all infrastructures that I visited in the global financial centre in Asia, Singapura, but I am limited by the photos available in my digital camera. I hope I do justice in showing them off. :)

1. The Impressive Marina Bay Sands: A 5-star luxury hotel with infinity pool and skypark. This world's one of the most expensive casino building was designed by Moshe Safdie, with the inspiration of card decks in designing the complex. 

Address: 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
Phone:+65 6688 8868

10 Unique Structures Only in Singapore
Marina Bay Sands

10 Unique Structures Only in Singapore
Marina Bay Sands from afar

10 Unique Structures Only in Singapore
Tourists having their own Pose
2. The Helix: Is a pedestrian bridge connecting Marina Centre and Maria South. It is a engineering structure featuring the double helical strands present in our DNA. It is made from stainless steel and it illuminates by night using LED lights emphasizing its out of the ordinary shape.

Location: Marina Bay, Singapore
10 Unique Structures Only in Singapore
The Helix


10 Unique Structures Only in Singapore
Inside the Helix
3. The National Gallery of Singapore: Showcases Singapore's two national monuments. Namely, former Supreme Court and City Hall.This massive building is a witness of the country's colonial past and it's struggle to Independence. Being designed by Studio Milou Singapore together with CPG Consultants Pte Ltd. This gallery contains more or less 8,000 pieces of artworks, thus making it a world-class art institution.

Address: 1 St Andrew's Rd, Singapore 178957
Contact: 6271 7000
email: info@nationalgallery.sg

10 Unique Structures Only in Singapore
National Gallery of Singapore
4. The Esplanade (Theatres on the Bay):  The charming spiky landmark was designed after a tropical fruit in Southeast Asia, the Durian. Durian dubbed as the "King of Fruits". It represent the Singaporean Culture that is sweet, savory and creamy but with  twist! 

After reading the history of the Esplanade, I am amazed beyond measure to know that the Structural engr of this feat is TY LIN International! Did you know that as a Civil Engineering Student, TY Lin is an ICON. He is a Professor Emeritus in Civil Engineering. He is also known as the "Father of Prestressed Concrete".  Cool right?

Address:1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981
Contact Number: +65 6828 8377


10 Unique Structures Only in Singapore
King of Fruits, The Esplanade

10 Unique Structures Only in Singapore
The Esplanade
5. Colorful Stalls in Chinatown: These line of houses are way too attractive not to mention here. These shelters the Chinese merchants and their proud products with a minimum price compared to the ones displayed in Malls. Chinese food is almost available in all corners. Cheap items are abundant.



10 Unique Structures Only in Singapore
Chinatown
6. The Proud Cloud Forest: The cool and moist conservatory in Singapore. It houses different endangered species of plants, tropical plants, and those vegetation planted some 2,000 meters above sea level.

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive Singapore 018953
Contact: +65 6420 6848

10 Unique Structures Only in Singapore
The Cloud Forest

10 Unique Structures Only in Singapore
Tallest Waterfalls inside a Building

10 Unique Structures Only in Singapore
2,000 meters above sea level, Cloud Forest
7. ArtScience Museum: First Museum to Focus on the Dynamic Relationship between Art and Science.  It is also called, the "Welcoming hand in Singapore". Designed by 2 main structural components. The base and the 10-petal lotus flower with different radii. The base is anchored in the earth and surrounded by Marina Bays huge lily pond. The compartment of this gallery is made of  double-curved Fiber Reinforced Polymer usually used in yachts. It was designed by Safdie Architects.

Address:10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore
Contact:Phone:+65 6688 8868

10 Unique Structures Only in Singapore
ArtScience Museum
8. Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple: Hindu Temple in Singapore 
 This is one of the oldest Hindu Temple built by the Indians who search for work and eventually lived in Singapore. It also became the center of Indian Social Cultural Activities.

Address: 141,Serangoon Road,Singapore - 218042
Tel: 62954538 / 62934634, Fax: 63924249
E-mail:info@sriveeramakaliamman.com


10 Unique Structures Only in Singapore
Hindu Temple
9. Tree of People: Located in the middle of the city. Tree sculpture made of lively and exciting human silhouettes in Singapore. 
10 Unique Structures Only in Singapore

10. The Anderson Bridge: It is a vehicular truss bridge across Singapore River. Anderson Bridge was constructed between 1908 and 1910, as a joint venture between the Municipality and the colonial Govt.The abutments were built and designed by the Westminster Construction Company Ltd. It is quite a lovely view and a historical landmark.

Address: Fullerton Road, Singapore 049212
10 Unique Structures Only in Singapore
Anderson Truss Bridge
Want to know how to save while traveling in SG? Here's my 10 tips and enjoy the beauty and mystery of Singapura.

10 Tips on How to Save When in Singapore


Singapore, February 2016. I got to travel 'coz I have a paper presentation in a certain International Conference. It's one of the benefits of my graduate scholarship. Though airfare was shouldered by, I still have to shell out personal money to fully enjoy SG. And I wanna share with you guys some tips on how to save (technically you cannot save when you are travelling right?) a little bit of what others are paying for when visiting the global financial centre in Asia. It is a city-state filled with a great variety of people and culture. Enjoy!

1. Book ahead. Find promo airfares.

Book a flight with promo airfares 
2. Stay in a hostel. A backpacker place with free breakfast, free wifi, and hot shower. I stayed in Bunc Hostel in Little India. I know, I'm that thrifty. hahaha

Free Breakfast in Bunc Hostel
3. Buy EZ-link Card. Ride MRT and BUS. I calculated the difference between the two rides, it's pretty much the same price. Just be mindful of the Bus Number or the MRT station of your destination.
At the bus stop in Bishan
EZ LINK Card. Makes my commuter's life a lot easier. 
4. Eat in food hawkers. There are plenty of them. You can identify the local favorite when you find people queuing just to buy a certain food. Like this one.
Mee Rebus Set with Coffee
Food Station in Chinatown 
An Indian Restaurant in Little India 
Food Hawker in Bencoolen Street 
Two Combination Rice from Chinatown. Roasted pork and chicken.
Spicy roasted duck noodles for lunch!
5. Wear your most comfortable sandals or shoes. Walk a lot. Some of the tourist destination are close to each other. It's just a walking distance.

My feet are tired from walking back and forth in Chinatown
I wear flats all the time. 
6. Bring your own water bottle and umbrella where ever you go. Chances are even if it is mid-February, it might rain.

I told you, it will rain. 
Raining at Chinatown District
7. Shop in Chinatown, Little India, and Bugis District. Sorry guys. I just can't resist posting my comfort food. hehehe
Sweet tooth I am. 
A store in Little India 
8. Visit all the gardens and parks Singapore have to offer. Botanic Gardens is considered as a UNESCO Heritage park. I suggest you visit it and forget the Flower Dome in Gardens by the Bay. Instead, go to Cloud Forest.

A UNESCO Heritage Park 
Entrance of Botanic Gardens
One of the endangered species in Cloud Forest. A Pitcher Plant
9. Visit Churches and Temple. There are plenty of them since population in Singapore are complementary ethic groups, consisting of 77% Chinese, 14% Malay, 8% Indians, 1% Eurasians, plus a sprinkling of people of other descent.
Chinese Temple in Bugis District 
In Little India 
St. Andrew's Cathedral 
10. Avail a City Sightseeing Tour. You can actually find them in Suntec Malls. There are tour packages to choose from. City Sightseeing's five fabulous routes  (Yellow, Red, Blue, Green, Brown Line) with our Hop On Hop Off service, which ensures fun and easy touring, both by land and water, day and night.

On the top of the double decker bus, take advantage of 360° panoramic views and explore all that Singapore has to offer. There are 33 stops on a multitude of attractions including the Botanic Gardens,  Singapore Art Museum and City Hall. Explore the Boat Quay, Bugis Village, the Historic Civil District, Little India, and Chinatown Heritage Centre,

You can check their website here: City Sightseeing Tour

Yellow, Red, Blue, Brown Line. Pick your choice. 

I hope I did help you in finalizing your plan in visiting Singapore. Did you find this post beneficial? yay? nay? :) :) :)
Only in Changi Airport. Cute right? 






Easy No-Bake Oreo Cheesecakes

Easy No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake

Summer time it is! Making No-bake Oreo Cheesecakes can be easy and you only need a blender to do so. :)


WHAT YOU NEED:

Crust:
   1 whole pack oreo
   1/4 cup butter at room temperature

Cheesecake filling:
   1 pack cream cheese 250g
   1 cup Whipping cream (250g)
   1/4 cup powdered sugar




Easy No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake

WHAT TO DO:

1. Allow the butter and cream cheese to melt at room temperature.
2. Put the oreo in the blender and blend it until all the oreo are finely crushed.
3. Add the melted butter. Continue blending until the butter mixes well with the oreo.
4. Press the crushed oreos in the springform. Refrigerate for at least 6 hours to set or overnight for best results.
5. In a bowl, add the whipping cream and sugar to the melted cream cheese.
6. Now whip it using an electric mixer and add remaiing crushed oreos.
7. Spread the cheesecak filling around the oreo crust.
8. Finally, sprinkle the top with some of the crushed oreos.

Easy No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake

Easy No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake


Personal Notes:
  • Keep refrigerated up until 20 minutes before serving.
  • For best results refrigerate overnight.
  • Top with anything you like, sprinkles, cherries, etc...
  • You can also make MINI Oreo Cheesecakes with this recipe. Like below:

Easy No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake

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