Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Work Hard For Good Food

The next day after the funeral, all of us siblings and our kids did a "gotong-royong" ... we cleaned up the whole house, throwing what is not needed and keeping the necessities. There were more than 10 of us, some were in charge of upstairs and some downstairs. One of my siblings joked, "Workers are few, supervisors are aplenty!" Yes, most of us like to supervise only.. hahaha... those younger ones ended up doing more than us...

Soon it was time for a treat after all the hard work.  In three cars, we went to Tuck Kee Restaurant in Pasir Pinji.  All of us were still in our "dirty uniform" and unkempt hair... hahahaa...
This is us...
Untidy.... 
And yet... 
I can still managed a smile with food in my mouth!
Ok, this is much better... Food gulped!
We had Tuck Kee's famous noodles...
Smoked Duck...
And some greens and fried rice....
This was the last dish to come out....
Succulent prawns with noodles....
I guess all of us deserved a Big Treat here...
and... 
I am sure my mom would love to see us like this too....

31 comments:

  1. Definitely, she would prefer you all to move on with life with smiles and laughters ;)
    Those succulent prawns... I have not seen it, I have not seen it, I have not seen it....... OMG WHAT BIG JUICY PRAWNS THERE!!

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    1. hahaha... come to Ipoh and I will take you there.... .take you there, OK!

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  2. Nice food especially the last dish. Saving the best for the last. That's the way it should be, lives goes on.

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    1. I agree with you... life does have to go on...

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  3. Oh Tuck Kee, just corner of the YTF kan? what's good there and how much? seems expensive sia...

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  4. good to see you all were enjoying those good food.. and yeah, the duck noodles really looks nice leh, and i like the fried noodles and the stir fry lotus roots with veggie.. aiyah, hungry now leh~~

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    1. Smoked duck.. first time for me too...

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  5. 虾好吸引人,看到我流口水了。。。

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  6. Yeah , deserve a good treat after all the hard work !

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  7. "Workers are few, supervisors are aplenty!" haha this reminds me of my office environment. Anyhow, happy to see great family bonding here and good food!

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    1. hahahaa... we laughed over that the whole day...

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  8. The famous noodles look the best to me. Your mom would have been so proud of all of you. It is good to have such a large family to do all this. Can be very sad if you are alone.

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    1. Thank God for siblings.. this is the time where we should be closer...

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  9. As usual all the food looks good.. Yeah usually when there are too many people (working), then more people will be chee tin tuk tei (point finger sky ground) and less people actually doing the work, hehe..

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  10. A great smile you have, Claire. Love the last group photo.

    Yummy noodle. Good treat after the hard supervising and work. ^^

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    1. Hard work for the young... never worked so hard before.. :)

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  11. Wahhhhh!!!! How much a plate of noodles like that? Here I think at least RM40-50. So expensive, thank you very much. Hmmmm,,,,with that kind of food, I would not mind working. Come, call me next time, eh? LOL!!!

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    1. You sure can afford to eat, Arthur! I have confidence in you!

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  12. Wow...that's a scrumptious plate of prawn noodles.

    Yea, I love the last photo and I am sure your late mom will be happy to see the smiling faces too. Hugs.

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    1. hahha.. all of you are engrossed by the prawns...

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  14. mmmm....nice food. Big big prawns....too bad i cant eat that now

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    1. No worries, I will wait for you! Come again one day!

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  15. Very good food! Your mum would have been pleased to see all of your gathered together giving each other love and support.

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  16. Yes, I am sure your mother is smiling at all of you enjoying your meal up in heaven.

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