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Vegetarian Dishes On First Day Chinese New Year

FIRST TIME... on the first day of Chinese New Year, we went for vegetarian set meal at My Home Noodles in Ipoh Garden.  Yes, first time for us to go there during CNY... normal days, yes, I love the food there, price is reasonable and the taste suits me real fine.  During those years when my late mom was around, she used to fry vegetarian meehoon and a mixed vegetables dish called Loh Hon Chai in Cantonese.  For desserts, she would either boil red beans or "Ching Poe Leong"... I really miss my dear mom... ever since she passed on, my siblings and I celebrate reunion in our own separate homes... It is so different altogether...

For this vegetarian meal set, it cost around RM238 and these are dishes we were served...






I don't mind coming again the next year... 
Not so much on the food but family togetherness... 

Comments

  1. the vegetarian fish looks so 'real'...

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  2. Oh? We never have this practice, vegetarian on the first day. So much food to finish, leftovers from the reunion dinner...have to eat up everything as soon as possible, nothing wasted.

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  3. Wow. Not cheap for vegetarian food but I agree with you. Family matters most. :)

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  4. The dishes look so tasty! They even make the vegetarian dish look like a fish! I think the price is reasonable.

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  5. These dishes are so pretty, especially the one with purple. Sounds like your Mom really helped hold the entire family together. I wonder if the oldest sibling could now have everyone over for the New Year meal..

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  6. Very healthy lah, right? My family does not observe this but I don't mind eating vegetarian during CNY or anytime. Oh, they made the fish look so real with a tail some more!

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  7. Not a tradition in family, but only when my sister in law is around.

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  8. I also ate vegetarian on the first day of cny, all the dishes look good, must be a big group that day since all the portions look big.

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