Skip to main content

A No Frills Dinner At Home For Four

NIGHTS OF HOMECOOKED DINNER FOR AARON AND MYSELF... ever since he came back to Ipoh since Tuesday. Oh sorry, only on Tuesday evening we went out for dinner and that too, was a homely type of meal... From Wednesday till today Sunday, we had our evening meal at different homes.... and out from the five nights, I cook TWO times!

Yes, two times is considered a record in a matter of five days... hahahaha....  My girl was back too and that makes four of us... *Andy, you got to put on the bibs first... your turn is coming soon!!*

A No Frills dinner at home.... own home.... 
Reanaclaire's cooking, no joke!
Not sure what dish this is called... 
My girl wanted broccoli, I wanted okra... 
In the end, the dish turned out this way!
Steamed two skinny and skinless "kampung" chicken drumsticks....
with red dates and wolfberries...
Somehow after steaming, the deco turned out this way.... 
But the sauce is sweet from the chicken and red dates flavour...
Sauteed some organic greens with olive oil and garlic..... 
Panfried Salmon with fresh lemon juice... 
Steamed Golden Promfret with tomatoes and lemongrass and lots of ginger...
Wonder why it is not so watery...
Do I need to add water to the plate?
Not necessary, right?
Oh, why two types of fish?
The Reason.... is..... because.....
My girl loves fish and dislikes chicken!
And since Jaya Jusco offers good prices on Fish every Thursday, 
I ended up buying three different types... 
All are only RM10 per piece... 
Cheap, kan?


Comments

  1. Cheap. Now fishes are so expensive!! I also prefer fish to chicken.

    Very homey dinner. Claire sure can cook!!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Yes, me too anytime! Thank you for compliment..

      Delete
  2. I will definitely going to visit you when I go Ipoh for your home cooked food..my bib is ready...hhaaaaa

    ReplyDelete
  3. I am not good at cooking except eating. I have seen China's chefs adding some water while steaming the marinated fishes and they would open the steamer few times to scoop the gravy onto the fishes to make them sweeter and tastier.

    ReplyDelete
  4. What a delicious home cooked meal! You are a good cook. Who is the 4th person? Aaron, your daughter and you and ?

    I guess everyone enjoyed the good food.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. aha... mysterious person.. hehehe... yes, they enjoyed..

      Delete
  5. Poor Andy! Not growing thinner, I hope. He needs someone there with him to cook such nice food too wor... LOL!!!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Mommy's homecooked food is the best! I like your steamed pomfret, but usually mum will fry it, and I will eat a lot of rice with the fish oil alone, hehe..

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Fry also nice... but I don't have those type of oil...

      Delete
  7. Your cooking not bad, if me cooking, no eye see...

    ReplyDelete
  8. RM 10 per fish is really good price! I know now that I try to buy fish in AEON sometimes >.<

    ReplyDelete
  9. So, Reana Claire can cook very nice dishes! OK, I'm coming over for dinner LOL!

    ReplyDelete
  10. wow, really a scrumptious dinner that was!! got two types of fish, chicken, two types of veggie and soup!! wholesome and hahahaha, sure someone who was reading this was drooling a lot huh?? :p

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. hehehee.. so torturing for him but I doubt he reads my blog!

      Delete
  11. Mum's homcooked food is always the best. Love the fish. Yummsss!!!

    ReplyDelete
  12. see also already 'lao hau sui'.....homecooked meal is always the best!

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thank you, readers!

Popular posts from this blog

Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner At San Jose 2022

TABLE FOR FOUR... We had our own reunion Chinese New Year dinner on Monday evening.... we made a simple one, just hot pot at home.  All we have to do is to clean the vegetables, get everything defrosted... and the hot pot boiling with a packet of seasoning.  They sell a lot of hot pot seasoning over here, from tomato soup to shrimp and chicken soup, I just threw in the whole packet of paste.  No doubt not so healthy but it is so easily done....  As usual, Chinese New Year won't be CNY without a plate of Loe Sang...  No crackers so I put in a few pieces of Tacos... LOL... Most important is the sauce....  The apricot, plum sauce and honey makes it right.... And our dishes for the evening..... We ate too much shrimps the day before so we omitted for this evening.... Simple and yet satisfying meal for our Reunion Dinner....

Cookies For Chinese New Year 2022 In San Jose

MISSING IN BLOGGING AGAIN.... this has become a norm now ever since I arrived to this continental... LOL... Now I understand the word of Full Commitment when it comes to taking care of baby... seriously, I have to be fully commited and occupied by this little cheeky fella who is now going to be his 10th month soon.  Wow... time flies, when I first came, he was just slightly over four months... that being said, it is soon time fo rme to pack my bags and leave.  LOL... My 6 months being a babysitter is soon over... and did I say I can hardly wait?  NO, NO... I love my job here and I am going to miss my baby tremendously!  I only don't miss his cries!  LOL...  OK, by the time I write this post, Chinese New Year is over, it is now the 4th day of CNY.  Two days before the Lunar New Year, my daughter-in-law and I cooperated fully and baked a few types of cookies.  Looking back at these pictures, I dare say that we did a good job... not on the cookies but at least we had a great time bond

Buffet Lunch At Baccanal Caesar Palace Hotel, Las Vegas

BUFFET LUNCH... We made reservation for a nice buffet a week before we came to Las Vegas, the buffet is one of its kind in Caesar Palace, Baccanal is the name of the restaurant.  My kids were saying that we must have at least one good and memorable meal while here in Las Vegas and they chose the seafood buffet.  It cost around $90 per pax and being Asians, sure we would be attracted to just seafood!  Alaska Crabs... hairy crabs....lobster claws..  clams etc etc...  Oh, I did not take much photos on what we ate, just too busy stuffing in and to take out the camera with dirty hands and all.  LOL.... Just the initial stage and after that, it was all about eating and eating... oh, by the way, they only allowed 90 minutes in the restaurant, but I don't think they timed anyone... LOL.. Anyway, we took that amount of time to finish our food, sipping free champayne and mocktail too.  What a scrumptious meal... from mains to desserts, I think we only had one meal done for that day itself...