Thursday, March 12, 2015

Simple Dishes For A Family Of Four

Marketing in dry and wet market is easily accessible now at the area where we are staying... I do not have to go to the supermarkets in the malls as much as before... Now I know of several shops that sells fresh poultry and another two shops that sell greens and other essential stuff needed for cooking... Well, that leaves no more excuses...

I have to start from the basics again, get used to cooking the simple dishes first and then referring to those chef bloggers for more complicated recipes! hahahaa.. Hold on to those first... One step at a time... as long as no complaints from the eaters, I would take a step further along the way....
Start simple cooking... with greens and meat...
Fried rice with two types of eggs... salted eggs enhance the flavour.... 
the kids love it!
 My boys miss the minced meat with "tong choy"
So here it is....
Simple greens...
 Sweet sour "skinless" fish after frying...
hahahaa...
Four dishes this time...
They requested for Pumpkin soup...
That one is no more a problem for me...
hahahaha...
And... as usual..... A"welfie" before the eating starts.... 
Mission accomplished!
 

35 comments:

  1. See the fried rice makes me think of Sibu Food Mayor, haha...

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    1. You're thinking of me? Wink! Wink! :D

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    2. hahaha..she sure did, Arthur!!

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  2. Hahhhh!!!! The fish got stuck to the wok eh? Skinless! Hehehehehe!!!!! Pat it dry with some kitchen towel, heat the wok till very hot, pour in the oil and wait till it is very hot...let the fish down into the oil slowly - do not move it till the spluttering sound has subsided - in the meantime, use the ladle to splash some of the oil onto the other side of the fish. Push gently till it comes free...and then, flip to fry the other side. No problem one, sure will not stick...so your fish will still have skin! :D :D :D

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    1. Nothing in the world can beat mum's cooking - it has that special ingredient, LOVE, never mind even if the fish is skinless. LOL!!!

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    2. Hey Arthur!! Thank you for the useful tips! I certainly need that... so next time I will get the fish fully clothed, right!!

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  3. You are doing very well, that is a well balanced meal...love will bring out the best flavour from whatever dish you are cooking....one happy family.

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    1. Apart from the naked fish, I think it is quite fair... hahahaa..

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  4. i like the homecook meal, so warm and look so delicious!! the fried rice with two eggs (next time try THREE okay??), the steamed minced meat, the sweet & sour sauce from the fish (errr, sorry, i don't quite like pomfret) and the sweet corn in the soup.. ALL I LIKE!!!!

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    1. Two types of eggs... I mean.. salted and normal eggs.. altogether I put in four actually.. hehehe..

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  5. Claire, you are a fabulous cook!!! Do you like cooking, or not? I wish I could taste some!

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    1. Oh, I dont mind.. but not everyday... Ginny!

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  6. Simple meh? Homecooked meals are like that one lah, how much more elaborate you plan to go? :D

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    1. Hey... that shows you haven't seen more elaborated meals la... hahaha.. next time I show you when I learn up!

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  7. Your children are so blessed to have you cooking homecooked meals for them and it is sure warm and loving for you to be staying with your children, right?

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    1. Yes, now is the time to cook for them ... but not often as usual...

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  8. Yay, Reana cooks again, I like.. Who doesnt like fried rice and abc soup? hou hou liew wor.. I also cook simple food only, but nice.. If got more time can cook more canggih food.. If got oven can roast chicken, more senang.. Sedappp..

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    1. Yes, now you said it.. I think I wanna get one oven but then ah..no place to put!

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  9. I like your cooking. Very homey. Yes, simple dishes they were.

    I always prefer marketing in wet markets than supermarkets. Cheaper and fresher.

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    1. Yes no doubt... but sometimes supermarkets sell cheaper too!

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  10. Happy cooking & your children are blessed to have mum's homecooked food. Love the soup & fish.

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    1. Next time I frequent the group more for ideas especially yours!

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  11. I love home cooked meals! But what I love more is eating home cooked meals with loved ones! :)

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  12. Wah, somebody's kitchen got smoke coming out! Love all your dishes. Eh, my fish also if go into the wok, guarantee come out skinless hee..hee...

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    1. PH seriously??? You are a pro cook wor... anyway, skinless taste better, right? hahaha..

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  13. Simple but I am sure very hearty and yummy!

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  14. When I look at your cooking, sure I miss my Mama now. Sobs!
    You are so good and loving to your kids until they miss your great cooking which contains all your LOVE!

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