Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Home Is Where Our Hearts Belong...

Home is where our hearts are?  Perhaps I should say this..  where there is food, inside or outside the house, we are joined together...  :)

I took off on Monday to have a long weekend with my kids and for once, I woke up early to go marketing.  Aaron joined me as a "carrier"... yes, he shall carry the weight off my shoulders while in the market... hahahaha...

Before going into the market, we had a light breakfast at a coffeeshop... too bad, forgot to take the curry noodles shared by both of us... and after our marketing, we went straight home and blew the trumpet!  LOL..  The rest of the gang woke up and we went to old town for our lunch....

By the time we reached home, it was almost 2pm and into the kitchen I went... and with some help here and there, we managed to scoop up a dinner by 6pm.... Eat and eat... thus the saying.. Food is where our hearts are....
For starters... ahemmm...
Turnip soup...
Someone told me that they are anti-oxident... 
 My sister "donated" some curry chicken.... 
and I gave her some soup in return... hahaha...
 My kids like "Siew Bak Choy" and I added in a packet of enoki mushrooms..
Made a mistake, added a bit too much water...
 My girl requested for steamed fish topped with Tomyam paste...
I put lots of shredded ginger to take away whatever smell...
 Bought a steamed salted chicken from the famous shop in town...
I cut it up... but the cutting up process was kind of messy!
Ok, here they are anyway.... 
Not nicely arranged yet.. 
 Someone looks like he was already drooling by the time the dishes were laid on the table...
And the "drooler" ended up washing the plates after the meal....
hahahaaa...


20 comments:

  1. Whole table of home cooked food. You are a great cook. Bet your kids are enjoying the food. All looks delicious. Drooling!!!..

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  2. wow wow wow!! very scrumptious and delicious meal, i love all those dishes lah.. "4 soong 1 tong" very happy lor.. hehehe, you cut the chicken ah?? i don't care lah, just tear with fingers and that would be even more tasty i guess~~ :p

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  3. irene: thank you! I cook only a few times per year.. very rare occasion.. hahahaa...



    sk: I dont know how to cut up chicken one.. so ended up quite messy! malu to put up...

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  4. Oh i want the salted chicken T.T Rm20/ bird right i think? Not sure if they have increased the price though, love it so much, hardly find some decent ones in Penang :/

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  5. What a happy and heart warming dinner shared by the whole family. I like fish dishes the best. What fish is that? I cannot recognise it.

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  6. Ken: only rm17 as of now...


    Mun: that one is talapia.... Rm13 :)

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  7. Super title, but your heart is adjusting in time.

    Greetings,
    Filip

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  8. Drooling! Drooling! You're the black sheep of the family, are you? Can't cook like this... Hehehehehehe!!!!

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  9. filip: as we go through life, yes...



    stp: only once a blue moon! still lots to learn..

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  10. The salted chicken makes me drooling, hehe...

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  11. ho fung foo leh...lobak soup ho yum

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  12. Wow! A lot of yummy dishes on the table. Yum yum. Long time did not cook salted chicken.

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  13. Love any home cooked meal. Have been missing it for the past few weeks as I has been travelling.

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  14. sharon: Ipoh has a lot of food! hahaa...


    kathy: anti oxident one!


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  15. rose: i didnt cook that.. i bought one..


    andrew: once start working, eating at home is quite rare especially for singles..

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  16. Have you tried adding carrots & dried cuttlefish into your turnip soup? It's really tasty; try it next time!

    I love salted-baked chicken! It's not easy to find in SG :<

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  17. Shirley, yes, I have tried putting in carrots and dried cuttlefish.. this time, I used dried abalone sides, red dates and salted vegetable (tai tau choy)

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  18. I usually use a pair of scissors to cut the chicken. So it won't be messy. Yummy home-cooked food.

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  19. Delicious meal. Love the salted chicken. can eat lots of rice with the chicken.

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  20. Wenn: oh i never thought of that.... Must buy one pair next time...


    Ling: can eat without rice too...

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