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Open Day (Hoi Leen)

Went to my In-Law's place for the Hoi Leen (second day of CNY), thanks to my mum, I sort of "contributed" three dishes. The rest were cooked by my poon see SIL who is very capable of doing everything by herself all these years. I really salute to her, even the Loe Sang was not left out. Everything home-made, she prefers....
This year was not a big affair, my MIL said no angpows this year for the kids cos of the demise of FIL last month. So we just had a smaller scale of "makan" this year compared to previous years..

smaller scale this year...

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  1. smaller scale??? This is a lot!!!! wow....

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  2. wah...CathJ, so fast u commented.. hahaha... less than 5 minutes.. *salute*

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  3. Wow! Your 'hoi lean fan' is very sumptous!
    There is no hooi lean fan for me this year as we were still in Bali on 'Chor Yee'...

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  4. mingna: i bet u enjoyed the food there as well.. will hop over there now to see what's up there..

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  5. You call that "smaller"... Well, I didn't have any this year. Just some cookies and cakes. Hope to cook something for Chap Goh Meh next Sunday!

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  6. stp: do...do cook up your specialities.. i would love to see them.. must be different from ours here.. oh gosh, now i m hungry, better go and get something to eat now..

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  7. War...so many to eat. A huge feast. :)

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  8. tekkaus: many big hulks ma... all growing up boys,...

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  9. Excuse me, this is "smaller" scale? My big scale is not half as small (or big?) as this!! : )

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  10. Ipoh people eat a lot one, is it? I think KL people eat less : )

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  11. I want to move to Ipoh already : )

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  12. sjb: good food, yeah!

    foongpc, so u see, ipoh people might be more rounded in a way, just like me..

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  13. Wah wah! This is you called the smaller scale?? tsk tsk tsk, i cannot imagine the big feast is how big.

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