Sunday, October 4, 2015

Reanaclaire Remembers *Far Kau*

IT WAS A NO FRILLS HOMECOOKED MEAL with my kids yesterday... (presentation is not always there) hahahaa...

It was as early as 7am that I woke up and ran an errand for a friend and since it was super early, I went marketing to get some stuff for dinner... I suddenly remember that I have not used any of my "far kau" (fish maw) which I bought from US, in fact I totally forgotten about them until I rummaged my fridge!  tsk.. tsk... And...  since there were two extra "eaters" in the house yesterday, it was the perfect time to whoop up the special soup before they go off again.....
Our early dinner at 4.30pm... 

Steamed eggs with minced meat.... 
Blanched broccoli as requested by my girl....
Nyonya Assam Fish... 
This time I bought one whole fish *Ikan Senangin* 
And our "Far Kau" chicken soup with red dates, wolfberries and some slices of ginseng..
My girl was asking what is "Far Kau"...
Then I told her about the HK series "Line Walker" ...
Immediately she recalled and ended up drinking and eating all of it.... 
*One lesson learnt... I must not put too many pieces.. *


24 comments:

  1. Very good and nutritious soup oh!! I also have some fish maw in fridge. Must finish it up one day as it is from one of the CNY hamper!!

    Very nice home-cooked dinner, Claire. Love all the dishes you cooked.

    Line Walker? I also want to catch that drama too.

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    1. Thank you Rose... Line Walker was last year's series.. and we watched it again this year.. :)

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  2. Why? What did that drama teach about eating far kau??

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  3. Looks ok what, what presentation do you need? Most important thing, it tastes great...and mama's cooking, sure got special ingredient - love, lagi best!!!

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    1. And Papa's cooking such as yours too! hahaha

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  4. That was a good lunch! I like fish maw a lot :)

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  5. Mum's homecooked food is always the best even without nice presentation. Fish maw soup, my favourite. Best is all family members can get to sit down & have a nice dinner.

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    1. Yes, though eating is much faster than the preparation!

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  6. I don't know what's far kao, always heard from TV, my mom sometimes cook also, but I just whatever she cooks and never ask...hahaha...

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    1. hehehe.. you are blessed..eat and don't complain!

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  7. Better than mine, mine totally no presentation, haha...

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  8. Claire, no special presentation need. Most important it is tasty and everything ended up in the tummy!

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  9. I like to eat blanched broccoli too. Why not put too much? Did the soup turn out to be very thick? I did not know that there are fish maws made in USA. Thought most of the fish maws are from China.

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    1. Dont want the soup to be diluted... :)

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  10. I super love steamed eggs with minced meat. Grow up eating steamed eggs with hamtan peitan or tunghoi steamed eggs too.. Oooo far kau soup, luxury wei...

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    1. wahhhh... forgot about pei tan and ham dan...

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  11. wah, yummy delicious homecook meal!! love the fish, love the steam egg with minced meat, love the broccoli done this way and certainly that very loaded "fa gao" chicken soup!!! thumbs up!!! :)

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  12. hahahah I like the sentence where you say "Presentation not always there" LOL

    Cantik or not but makan sure sedap

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  13. I wanted to giggle as I didn't know that Far Kaw is fish maw.
    So nice to see your family home again to feast on mama's cooking.

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