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My Homecooked Dishes For Four

Days when I do not take outside food, my homecooked meals are very simple.  Give me a plate of fried rice and I am satisfied with my dinner.  That goes the same with my girl too...
 
She loves Salmon to be eaten with fried rice...
Nowadays she helps me to cook in the kitchen 
And both of us are very contented with a plate of fried rice in our hands...
 Last Sunday I managed to whoop up a dinner for four....
No elaborated presentation...
I am hopeless in that... LOL....
No tomatoes... so it was just diced ginger on fish... RM20
No carrots ... so it was just dried shrimps with cabbage...RM5
No eggs ... so the Spam is just Spam alone.  RM15
The meal came to approximately RM40 for 4 people..
Not too cheap too, right?

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  1. Lol.....yea not cheap.

    Hmm...cannot open restaurant n be chef la. But can open restaurant b lady bos. :)

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    1. hehehe... then who will be the chef? WK chee yeong tit...

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  2. Spam! That alone can be my dinner. :D
    I'm lazy to cook. LOL

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  3. I am hopeless in presentation too. With that steamed fish alone, I can finish a whole plate of rice easily. Main point is everyone is full & satisfied.

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  4. That fish plus that spam, how to be cheap leh? You can try my fried rice recipes...so you will have something different everytime. Otherwise, you will get bored of your fried rice after a while,. I'm sure.

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    1. Cabbage looks fine, nothing much one can go with fried SPAM slices...fish is ok too but for me, that's a lot of ginger there - I usually cut into long thin strips and add a bit of chopped garlic to counter the fish smell...and add sliced chili and Chinese celery sprigs or chopped spring onions for a bit of colour.

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    2. Yes, will certainly try your fried rice varieties! Must keep more things in the fridge.. mine is very limited stock.. eggs also need to replenish one of these days! hahaha...
      Cabbage is overdue one... so the colour looks out already.. I put diced ginger because my girl doesn't like the bigger slices than that.. she will push it aside... but with diced, she will eat.. hahaha...

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  5. wah, the fried rice looks good, somemore got bonus woh - salmon and beans leh!! and that is not simple dinner woh.. and you are right, sometimes eat out would be even cheaper than cooking at home.. so yours is RM10 per person average, go out buy chap fan probably only RM5 per person, haha..

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    1. Chap farn is certainly cheaper... if I alone, no problem.. with my girl, she is very picky on outside food.. :)

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  6. Spam!!! My favorite dish, I always tried to have two of three of it when my mom cook it!!! =]

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    1. Expensive so we take it once a long while only.. .after all, not good to eat poccessed food often.. .

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  7. I like cooking simple food like luncheon meat too. Coincidentally, I just posted my cooking too........ some desserts :)

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  8. Ok la, not too bad. Eat at home also good, healthier choice.

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    1. If taken these dishes outside, the fish alone also will push the price sky high! hahaha...

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  9. So "gao giong" (heavily gingered) ? LOL I love salmon too! with anything! :D

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    1. My girl loves fish the most.. she seldom takes meat...

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  10. I know you must be a wonderful cook, Claire! I have seen what you cook in the past. And your palate must be very refined from eating out at so many different places. I would love to taste your cooking. We also love salmon and rice, I cook it from time to time.

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    1. Ginny, I guess you are the only one who says I am a wonderful cook here!! hahahaa... anyway, thanks.. mine is just simple with no presentation... :)

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  11. Aiya, no presentation nevermind la.. Home cooked, sendiri eat one ma.. Looks more real.. Other people decorate their food until so "kua cheong", arrange in this angle, that angle.. I was like "as if"..
    As long as the kids love our food, enuff liao (for me).. Me too, contented with a plate of white rice with luncheon meat (with or without eggs)..

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    1. hahaha.... Princess, you are really down to earth type of princess... ok lah, give me a High 5... me ching chai one.. as long as can eat... and emptied...

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  12. When there is fish on the menu, the price won't be cheap. As long as the food taste good, I don't mind how it looks like so no need for presentation. I like to eat salmon so your fried rice and salmon is very tasty to me. Your dishes for four look very filling, yum yum.

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    1. Yeah, if taken outside, this meal sure RM100 over.. hahaha... anyway, I seldom cook so once I do, I like to steam fish for my girl... she can finish it till bones are left behind only..

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  13. No presentation, never mind, nice to eat, can liao, hehe...

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  14. My homecooked food also seldom come with nice presentation. For our tummies, no need ti be exxagerate. Lol.

    I love your cooking. Fit me well.

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    1. As long as "healed" the stomach, that is all that counts, right? hahaha..

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  15. Sometimes home cook meal can be expensive too, considering we still have to cook with sweat.hahah. But certainly an enjoyable time having to eat the food we cook.

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