Blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year!

A wonderful Christmas to all JETAA members and friends! May the end of the year bring about time for greater introspection and reflection and the start of the new year, a sense of purpose and optimism!

More JETAA activities round the corner, so stay tuned!

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Upcoming Event for Members

Here’s one from Jamie and Grace:

Dear all,
 
We have entered the last month of this year!
Hope the year has been good for you so far!
 
We shall round up the activities for JETAA SG this year with the much-anticipated and long-awaited *drumroll*
 
WELCOME BACK GATHERING!
 
We are going prawning!
 
Date: 10 December 2011, Saturday
Time: 2-4pm
Venue: Hai Bin Prawning @ Bishan (at the cross junction of Marymount Road and Sin Ming Ave, opposite The Salvation Army)
Access: 10-15min walk from Bishan MRT, 2 bus stops right outside the venue
Bus stop along Sin Ming Ave: 52, 130, 162, 162M, 410
Bus stop along Marymount Road: 13, 74, 74E, 88, 130, 851, 852
 
We are entitled to 2 hours of prawning and we can barbecue our own catch afterward.
There will be food and drinks provided while we prawn, so don’t worry about hungry stomachs!
 
Do come for the event and mingle with the new JET returnees. Good chance to relive your JET memories, and also ease the emotions of withdrawal of the returnees!
 
Please RSVP by 4 Dec, Sunday, 10pm.
Hope to hear from you!
 
Cheers,
Jamie & Grace

A-cooking we go!

What’s been happening recently?

The annual Cooking Class! This time, organised by Koh Yun and Grace and conducted by the ever-lovely Araya sensei and her assistant, Kaori-san. Same as with last year, the recipes were all Araya sensei’s and this time round, we learnt to make 1) Salad 2) Omurice 3) Curry and 4) Coffee jelly. Good stuff! Take a look at Koh Yun’s incredibly handwriting for a glimpse!

Registration was at 11am, with the participants streaming in all ready and equipped with their cooking gear–aprons, enthusiasm and following the caution of Araya sensei, “only good thoughts”. Apparently, gossip and negativity would affect the quality of the taste!

Check out the gleeful looks on everyone’s faces as they attempted to put into practice Araya sensei’s tips on Japanese homecooking!

                                                         And for the final products…