Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Buried Under The Green Green Grass Of Home

COOKING MODE IS ON IN REANACLAIRE'S KITCHEN...

When I have the mood, I would cook a scrumptious meal for the family... Yes, that only happens  when the lazy mode is not around.  My dishes have no frills and fancies, not refined at all, my presentation is very "rough"... in cantonese, it also means "choe loe"... To have a refined dish, I must go for "patience" cooking test....  then perhaps my dishes will be more presentable... and one of the dishes I am going to show here, it is over and beyond presentable.

Saw fresh Golden Pomfrets for sale in AEON and I bought one home for only RM12.00.  Dug my fridge for some condiments such as lemon, lemongrass, big onions and 101 only fresh chilli.   Great, just enough for me to do a Thai style steamed fish.
Just look at my beauty.... with makeup and all the deco.... 
Now I realize that what's missing are some tomatoes... to go round as well.... 
Never mind... next time perhaps.... 
The next thing I did... was to "bury" my beauty.... 
I think my kids will "faint" if they see all these "grassy" stuff!
With lots and lots of Greens....
Sorry, I do not know what these are called!
Until now I still do not know what I bought.... 
But they certainly blend well with the fish... 
Steam it well for 15 minutes or so..... and after that..... 
VIOLA!!!  
My One Dish Meal is Done!!
So..... 
Anyone dare/care to join me the next time? 
*All lari kuat-kuat*
hahahahaa....


23 comments:

  1. First 2 photos, the fish is a beauty.

    I also want to faint when I scrolled down and saw what you add. Haha.

    Hmm. The green looks like parsley. Or is it coriander? I usually add those green after the steam for that added smell.

    But lovely done, Claire. I salute you. Am sure your kids have no complaint and eat it.

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    1. Not really coriander.. not sure what but I ate a lot of that... hahahaa...

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  2. hah..hah..hah...Sorry Claire I laughed when I saw the fish buried under all the greens! I still can't stop laughing hah..hah...hah... I thought those were daun sup but don't look like it when I look closer. But whatever it is, it must be very good. I love pomfret so I am coming for makan LOL!

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    1. hahahaha... glad I can make you laugh leh... my friends all laughing too... laughter is best medicine ma..

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  3. My one dish meals look way worse than yours, so I have no problems to join your for dinner. Maybe I'll carpool with PH. I pick her up in KL and join you in JB. XD

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  4. As long the cook is hygienic, I am more than happy. An additional bonus if the food is delish.


    The farmer whose house I am staying in this rural village have made some nice edibles but she is not hygienic. Flies hovered around food, work surfaces and water. There are things growing in the fridge and in bottled stuff. I am not kidding.

    She offered me water melon and the flies swam around it.😳

    Get me out of here!

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    1. oh gosh..where are you staying now, Corina? Maybe those are healthy flies... hahahaa.. never mind.. we cannot be so cleaned all the time.. must eat a bit of bacteria to fight inside... hahaha

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    2. I left the farm yesterday. I am still on the Aegean Coast of Turkey.

      Perhaps, these are healthy flies, lol. I had not been sick yet. I must have more friendly gut bacteria than most people😆

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  5. Claire, this is beautiful!! Much prettier than the dishes you eat out!! They look good, but not as pretty as yours!

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    1. hahahaha.. sure, Ginny?? One thing about this is that it is more healthy... :)

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  6. So delicious! I like to eat fish and the greens!

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    1. Too much greens!! hahahaa.. I dont want to waste them ma..

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  7. What are those? Ulam raja? Wahhhh!!!!! Your steamed fish, so many ingredients!

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    1. One dish only ma... so have to make do with lots of ingredients!

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  8. Should be be very flavourful! But I think I would prefer it without the green green stuff...hahahah!

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    1. hehehehe.. not an inviting sight, right!

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  9. Me worse, mine no presentation, no eye see...

    At first, if i didn't see the tail and the head, i will be wondering what is "bury" under the beauty, haha...

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  10. Hahaha

    Ikan lemas under all the vege!

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