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Happy Steamboat On A Public Holiday!

A public holiday today...We woke up very early this morning because the painter promised to come before 8am... true enough, Labbie started barking around that time... And since we were already up so early, my girl and I went to the morning market. Very rare occasion to see both of us in the market so early in the morning... I should have taken a picture to remember this by!

Today's menu is homecooked food... yes, finally I did some cooking in the house today.  We have planned for a steamboat many days before and it did not materialize till today... Being me, I do not know how to estimate well and I ended up buying lots of greens, just for eight of us only.  Yes, I bought a lot of greens and I think I alone had taken more than half a kati... it is not much when we soaked them into the steamboat...
Ended up buying half kati of this and that... thus amounting to this whole lot!
Laying all of them down on the table...
Everything is ready except for the soup!  It is still in the Pot... hahahaa...
This one is more complete...
I did two types of soup.... one plain and one tomyam...
Half way through.... still have lots to finish....
Happy Steamboat Day!!
After tonight, No more steamboat until next year... 
LOL... 
 

Comments

  1. ooh so yummy, think we are doing one for the CNY reunion dinner too, looking forward to that :D

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  2. 2 more weeks and it will b next year, bye bye to Snake n hello to Horse, hehe...

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  3. first of all.. auntie, today is Thaipusam not Deepavali lah, haiyoh!! Deepavali is on 22nd October this year.. hahahaha!!

    wah, at first i thought you only have veggie and all veggie for the steamboat.. luckily you still have meat, pheww!!! eih?? no KANGKUNG ke?? :p

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  4. SK, I LOL when I realized that... LOL continuously... soli soli... sudah UBAH already... By the way, kangkung is now made popular these days... prices sure go up one..

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  5. Wahhh so much food...wait..I come help you eat

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    1. Better hurry... offer ends today... overnight steamboat! hahhaa..

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  6. Eat lots of veges - very good. Why wait until next year to have another round of steamboat?

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  7. So many people, one pot not enough wor... Can use rice cooker also, same also. Ya, lucky you people there, got public holiday. Not here, too few Indians. Told ya!!! You bought soooooo much for only 8 people. See! Cannot finish!!! Hehehehehehe!!!!!

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    1. Got two pots la.. rice cooker one for tomyam soup!

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    2. Don't see the rice cooker in the photos mah. I like clear soup. One place here uses herbal soup, also nice. Whatever, I love steamboat!

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  8. A great feast. Nice to have steam boat once awhile with great company. planning to have steam boat for CNY Eve.

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    1. Yeah, easier for big group.. just buy more vegetables like me! hahahaa..

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  9. May I ask which brand of steamboat cooker you use ? Is the pot stainless steel ? Do you have to wait a long time for the ingredients to cook ?

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    1. Oh, it is Pensonic..yes, stainless steel and you don't have to wait long if your soup is already preboiled...

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  10. I'm down with flu. Steamboat will be just perfect for me now.....

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  11. Ahhhhh!!!! That's Fernie's friend kah? Hmmm...handsome, like K-pop star. Muahahahahaha!!!!!

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    1. waahhhh...you are so observant one... how come not looking at the food???? hahahaa...

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  12. What a happy feast at home with your loved ones. I eat steamboat quite often in KL because it is healthy and we could chat the night away. You are really a good chef to make the yin-yong soup!

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    1. You are the only one who compliments me after all these years! hahahaa.. just kidding... no la... i m not geng.. the kids help though!

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  13. wow, that's nice to hv steamboat at home. Can eat at ease and fun too.

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    1. Yeah, can stand... can sit... and walk around and come back to eat again.. hahaha..

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