If hasn’t happened to you already, it will. Beware because it will happen when you least expect it, so take care not to get caught with twelve people coming for dinner!
Out of Stock Items
You can look for months trying to find that daily staple you normally see in every Cold Storage from Changi to Jurong. Just recently, we found Dijon mustard virtually extinct on the Island Nation of Singapore. Eventually, one lone pot was spotted at the Swiss Butcher, a near fist fight broke out when 2 customers spied it on the back of a shelf covered in dust!
Living in Singapore has many more benefits than drawbacks, you just need to remember that everything is shipped. Oh there are a few vegetable patches and cows, but most everything is arriving by plane, train or boat.
So take a word of warning, if it’s not perishable and can withstand sitting in your hot kitchen cupboard for a few months, buy it, keep it and covet it. You may just need it some day…