On Thursday night at around 4am, A and I suddenly decided that we want to go to a farm together.
(Yes we are so ridiculously random sometimes)
So we decided to go check out the Kranji Countryside area the following morning!
I guess this is the problem for us non-westies because the west is SO FAR away.
And driving all the way to the west makes us feel like we are not in Singapore anymore, in a good way!
We went online to check out some of the farms in Lim Chu Kang area and we got really excited.
Reminded me of the times I went to those mushroom farms on school excursions!
A recommended me to this place called Bollywood Veggies, and raved about how healthy and absolutely good the food was.
And so, Bollywood Veggies it shall be!
I like the owners’ sense of humour.
I’m sure it’s not just me – I think this place really doesn’t feel like the usual Singapore we are familiar with.
And it’s such a nice change to be able to have a quiet brunch
in an honest feeling and down-to-earth place like Bollywood Veggies!
This place is started by a couple after retirement. They have a house just by the farm.
As for the good food, you cannot miss Poison Ivy because it’s right by the main entrance!
Look at some of the recognition Poison Ivy has gained!
Read more about the founders (and farmers) at Bollywood Veggies here.
It’s quite interesting!
And the resident doggies at Bollywood Veggies.
We had a table in the outdoor area because we thought there’s no other better place to get some fresh air!
It was surprisingly quite crowded when we were there.
It was an ordinary Friday morning and I wonder why there are so many people who are not working on a weekday.
But whatever it is, every single person there looked happy with their food and we were mad hungry watching others eat!
Another thing that made me love this place more is when I found out about
how they embrace older or employees with physical disabilities.
We also met one of the many rescued dog who now has a home at Bollywood Veggies!
Sleepy, hungry people.
I think I stumbled a bit while I rushed for my cutlery when the food came,
because the food looked SO GOOD!
Sweet Potato Leaves. I love this dish!
It’s so hard to find good sweet potato leaves dishes now!
The bill came up to about $20 plus if I’m not wrong.
We also had fresh aloe vera drinks and brunch felt so healthy and wholesome!
I will definitely definitely go back again for more yummy family-style lunches.
We toured around the farm a little after lunch and it made me love this place even more.
Look at the little touches of fun in this farm!
THERE REALLY ARE ANTS CROSSING!
OK, A made me do this.
There is also a little corner where you bring home some of the organic food produced by Bollywood Veggies.
We bought some banana chips and seeds to grow our own veggies too. :p
A and I also attended the official opening of the Goods of Desire store in Singapore!
I LOVE Goods of Desire and I’m so happy to know it’s finally here.
Here is my outfit of the day.
Special thanks to the wonderful Fount Shop for the gorgeous white sleeveless blouse to go with the suit!
They have many different style of clothes – whether vintage or something stylish,
everything also have!
You can now get a 15% discount when you use discount code “LovePeggy” when you place your order.
Really love these red lamp shades they have too!
OFF TO THE SHOP WE GO!
Look at the chess cookies! So cute!
And mahjong too!
I love this range of crockery.
We bought the “dim sum baskets” bag wine bottle carrier home too!
I also got to meet up with quite a number of readers over the weekend!
Thank you so much to all of you for taking time off to come down to meet us!
Hope all of you guys like the item from the blogshops too ❤
Some of them were really nice to bring me sweets and stuff too!
Thank you for the beer too, Carol!
And the balloon from Janice and Valerie. ❤
Tracy also made me this card which I really appreciate!
She even doodled me. :p
It was so cute I even put it on my Instagram!
I also had the chance to had a chat with Desiree over coffee. It’s nice to make a new friend!
Thank you Clarice for the Japanese snacks and Noelle for the Grin Affair jarcakes too!
They were really yummy. 😀
I’m so happy to have the chance to meet you guys in person. 😀
thought you would be interested to learn an interesting historical fact about the bollywood veggies farm(: it is actually opened by the CEO/founder of NTUC!
j – hello there! yeah i learnt about that from their website too! interesting! 🙂
minivv – oh hello! haven’t heard from you in a while vivien! hope you’re doing well! I don’t look like ivy Lee anymore la! maybe more when i was younger. lol. you should visit bollywood veggies when you’re free! It’s a cute place 🙂
Pretty girl! U’re glowing~
Reminds me of Ivy Lee!!! 😀
Hope to visit Bollywood Veggies someday too~
Stay happy always!!! 😀
Hey Peggy! You are most welcome! I looked damn CHUI in the photo. should have slapped myself on the face before taking the photos.
GOD has a more interesting concept than Franc Franc. Cant wait to visit the shop soon 🙂
Nice pose A got you to do. Hahahaha!
It was nice chatting with you and A the other day! But I think I look like your aunty in the photo! *Faintz* It makes me more motivated to stick to my daily face care routine and my gym sessions… 🙂
Went to GOD in HK a couple of years back but I think the Spore GOD looks better… Going there this weekend!
Take care and have an awesome week!
You’re my favourite blog to read because you’re always encouraging me to look at Singapore in a different light! 🙂 Thanks for introducing us to all these different parts of our country. ♥
Hello Peggy! Saw you today during my university’s gown collection. You and A looked so cute together in your matching outfits! haha. I was abit shocked to see both of you there, wanted to say ‘Hi, I read your blog’, but was too paiseh. Haha.
Whenever i’m feeling down i always pop by ur blog and it makes me feel better. Regardless an old entry or new ones.