Skip to main content

Our First Homecooked Meal In Johor

We did not eat out all the time, firstly it is quite costly and secondly, most of the food are sort of "fattening" too... my sons prefer homecooked food anytime especially they have been "deprived" from them for a doubly long time already.   So ... most mornings, my girl and I will do some marketing at the grocery malls and just a few days ago, I was told that there is one mini market just near my place.  Now there is no more excuse that I cannot cook.... hahahaa...

For the first few days, I just did some simple cooking such as these...

Broccoli with mushrooms and scallops....
Beans with egg....
There were limited bowls in the house then... 
Only two metal plates, one bowl and one big mug...
So my girl ended up eating rice in the big mug!
hahahahaa...
After that day, we bought the whatever is necessary....
A more proper meal was in store....
Since it's just family, I didn't bother to dish out individual bowls for soup...
We do it the "authentic way" .... 
 This time I did cauliflower with mushrooms and scallops...
Sweet sour prawns....

ABC groundnuts soup....
And peeled oranges done by my girl... 
(for the first time in history!)
Thus the photo as proof.. 
Good job!
Welfie...
Our first proper meal!!


Comments

  1. Nothing like homecooked meals...and nothing like all in the family eating down together - no matter how simple, it will turn out to be so very nice, the best!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Nothing can beat mum's homecooked food, simple & yet delicious. Most important is everyone enjoy the food.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Right, Irene Tan.. they are "deprived" for a long long time.. hahaha..

      Delete
  3. Love all your food.. We grew up with baked beans with egg and abc soup.. Everyone enjoys your food so much, so please cook more and post more :)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Louiz, sure boh! hahaha.. then I will post up when I cook.. :)

      Delete
  4. Nice cooking, dear! Errr..... you're living in JB now??

    ReplyDelete
  5. i would certainly agree with that.. your two boys have been eating out all the time, and now they have the "Empress Dowager" to stay with them, for sure they would feel like eating something homecooked!! and i would say, the dishes do not need to be fancy, but would definitely taste a lot more delicious than many food they have been having outside.. :)

    ReplyDelete
  6. I wonder if your sons secretly tell their colleagues: "Yay! we get home cooked meals now because we just imported our maid from Ipoh!"

    That's what my colleague kept saying when his mom retire and moved to Penang to live with him.. XD

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. hehehee... Maid never mind.. not slave sudah! Maid can still rest at night.. *hopefully*

      Delete
  7. wah....I also want home cooked food. Just had hawker food outside. Kesian...

    ReplyDelete
  8. Your dishes really look beautiful! I always say that your cooking looks just as good as restaurant food, maybe better! Now, I still don't understand why you are living in two places??

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Yes, cos my hometown is nearly 7 hours away from the place I am staying now...

      Delete
  9. So will see your homecook meal more often?

    ReplyDelete
  10. Happy Family Claire. Kung hei fatt choy and happy Chap Goh Mei...ahem ahem....look like your kids no need to go throw mandarin oranges lo ...kihkihkih

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Oh, if it is really true, then I must really call them to go throw throw!!

      Delete
  11. Claire, just to let you know, you are doing a great job..your cooking are perfect because it is cooked with lots, lots, lots of love for your children.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. When they are fedup then I will come back to Ipoh.. :)

      Delete
  12. Love the family pic. Of course the hearty meal that warm every one's heart.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Finally you cooked something in Johor hee..hee.. All looks good, can't beat the homey meals :)

    ReplyDelete
  14. Oh, did I miss something. How come you are moving to JB? Glad to know you are settling down well. =)

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thank you, readers!

Popular posts from this blog

Mini Birthday Celebration At August Healing, Ipoh

GETTING HEALED AGAIN... this time four of us went to August Healing for other sweet and savoury delights.  This time when we went up to the little cafe, the tables were all occupied except for one.  Next time we must not go during lunch time.  Mistake....  Anyway, we managed to get a table near the window while waiting for another two of my friends to arrive.  First time visit for them and I hope they like the food there as much as I like them.  We ordered three different varieties to share as we had a heavy breakfast in the morning....  Which shall I choose? Berries bread pudding today....  Forgot what this is called....  Garlic honey scones...  Coffee for my friends.... As for me, I had Chamomile tea....  We ordered one croissant to share.... Smoked duck and omelette fillings... Full to the brim... RM15....  Quiche again.... different fillings this time... RM15 And a Happy Birthday piece of cheese cake... RM14.. Though just a few varieties, we were very full.... For dinner, I just ha

Two Dishes One Soup Dinner

AUNTIE'S SIMPLE COOKING... for dinner on one evening.... Defrosted a piece of cod, my last piece in the freezer besides another few more pieces of other types of fish.  I think I consume the most fish this year, never bought so many types of fish before.  Maybe it is made easier for me this year cos of the online shopping at Gracious, cleaned, vacuumed and free delivery above RM50.   My last piece of cod.... A plate of greens called Yau Mak...  Not so sure what it is called in English And chicken herbal soup....  My complete meal for one evening....  As usual, I do not take much rice... Or perhaps I did not take rice at all for this meal....  LOL... 

Freshly Baked With Love From Breadlady

BUNS AND PIES... freshly baked with Love.... printed on a brown paper bag, delivered by her handsome son right to my doorstep!  LOL.... Saw it on Facebook, one of my friends put up the fresh curry buns she ordered.  Yours truly saw and salivated and the next thing, I have the details I needed.  During the weekdays, the Breadlady has different kinds of buns and on Saturdays, she makes shepherd pies.  Since I got the details on Friday, I quickly messaged her and ordered 5 packets!  No, I did not eat them all, I ordered for my friends too, they have the same common interest as I do.  LOL...  ' Each set of shepherd pie comes with 2 fresh buns costing RM15.   I like her packing.... Brown paper bag with this slogan... Freshly baked with love...  The pies were still warm when they were delivered to right to  my doorstep with no extra charge... So nice! This was my lunch on Saturday.... I like the buns too...fresh and soft... One is filled with cranberries and apple.. And the other one is