Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Reanaclaire Cooks - Not-So-Appetizing

Hot weather looming above Ipoh for the past many days already and I lost the battle to the heat... Was on medical leave for the past two days and still not fully recovered.  Despite being on medication, I do not really understand why I have a good appetite.  Thank goodness I did otherwise it would be "disastrous" time for me to stay at home and having oats all the time.  That is definitely sad news...

This morning I felt better but I gave myself one more day of rest before going back to the air con office and might get chilled again.  Since I was yearning for some hot piping soup,  my girl and I went for this special pan mee cooked with spinach....
The lady knows my request by now...
Less noodles... More spinach... 
Price is the same RM4 per bowl.... 
Was sweating profusely by the time I finished this hot soup.... 
For our afternoon tea break, I steamed two types of sweet potatoes.... 
Good enough for the two of us...
As for dinner.... one dish is enough for both of us...
Consists of capisium, tomato, carrot, big onions and some minced meat....
Taken with white porridge with carrots....
Not really appealing or appetizing but it will do ...
At least for me... for now.... 


 


26 comments:

  1. Your dish looks better than the pan mee! Throw sweet potatoes into the porridge - will make it very nice and sweet, sure to bring the taste to a whole new level. Nicer! (I would not use the purple ones though - the porridge will turn all purple!)

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    1. Those were for tea... all finished by dinner.. my girl and I love sweet potatoes...

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  2. i like both the 'colorful' home-cooked dish and the porridge! it looks good to me! Much better than having quick instant noodle ler...
    the pan mee soup noodle is RM4? nowadays no where can find such tempting bowl of noodle for such price in KL ardi...

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    1. Not many charge RM4 now in Ipoh too.. everything has increased..

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  3. Just came from Nancy blog, about Pan mee, hehe...

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  4. I like the dish & sweet potato porridge you whip up. Simple & tasty. Nice to have porridge for a change.

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    1. Been having porridge quite often lately... hot weather... my girl doesn't take rice much..

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  5. feeling under the weather, guesd you better stick to things that are more "ching" instead lah.. maybe because of the weather and too many pre-retirement celebrations?? hahahaha.. anyway, get well soon!! :)

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    1. You guess it right!! For a wai sik lady like me, I got to be very careful with my food intake.. simply weak to food temptations!

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  6. I would love that piping hot noodle soup too. A nice meal to enjoy on a cooling day.

    And yummy. I love steamed sweet potatoes especially those Japanese one. Deliciously sweet.

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    1. Yes, I like the Japanese type too.. Nice and good fiber...

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  7. Hi Claire, you went to our favourite pan mee in town? Have not eaten it since I have retired. The sweet potatoes and porridge are good for me too especially in this weather.

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    1. Yes, on and off we go there for our breakfast..

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  8. Looks hou hou sik akk.. I don't mind having simple and ching ching dei food like your minced meat with gravy..

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    1. One wok sok.. lan yan is like that.. hahahaa

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  9. Hope you are feeling much better now. Good that your appetite is still good even when your body does not feel well.I like pan mee with lots of yin choy too.

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    1. Me too and also ikan bilis... I dont mind..

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  10. Awww, I am sorry, Claire. Did you have a heat stroke, oh NO!! You are always your own worst critic when you cook. I believe you are a really good cook from what I see!

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    1. Thank you Ginny.. you always say the nicest things!

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  11. I'm also on the verge of falling sick.. feel like sick but not quite sick yet.. it sucks you know, cannot legally take MC..

    Anyway, take care. Your dinner looks okay to me :D

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    1. You take care too.. heaty nowadays... drink more water!

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  12. Your dishes look pretty good to me! Home cooked food of course does not look glamorous but it taste very good, But I don't like porridge hah..hah...Hope you get well and stay well. Many people seem to be falling sick around this time.

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    1. And it is not even durian season yet... :)

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