Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Fifth Day Of Chinese New Year

FIFTH DAY...  Looks like it is back to normal, no more festive mood.  My kids, my friends... they start working again.  For retirees like me, it is just another normal day, wake up thinking what to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner.   Just the daily chores, sweeping, washing, cooking, eat, watch TV while dozing off at times and then bedtime.   This is retirement life... sounds kind of boring eh... know why?  Traveling is prohibited!  Sigh... otherwise life wouldn't be so quiet as it is now....

So now it is back to normal, normal means Movement Control Order, only two can dine out.  This morning I bought back food for breakfast instead of eating out...

Felt like eating curry noodles from Ye Sing... 
Days before MCO, their curry sold out by 9 or latest 9.30am...
Nowadays they are still available even at 10 or after... 
This was yesterday's lunch.... 
4 leftover prawn curry from the previous dinner... 
I just added in some greens and one dish is ready... 
Oh, did I tell you about my smart cooker?
I just took it out in full use a couple of months back...
And since then, I don't want to keep it in the cupboard anymore... 
Never realised that it was so so useful!
OK, I will tell more about it... 

Back to this dish, I braised pork ribs, arrowhead, black fungus... 
marinated with fermented beancurd and chili sauce... 
Add in garlic and ginger... 
Cooking time 30 minutes and the dish is done!


6 comments:

  1. Here, we call them Instant Pots, I bet that is what you got. I wait to see what you are making in it! Maybe I will buy one. The curry noodles look so good!

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  2. We finished eating all the leftovers from our Reunion Dinner, and all the cakes too. Cookies and snacks only a little but left. Will be gone in no time at all. Ash Wednesday tomorrow, Lent begins - fasting & abstinence.

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  3. You are a kaki travel. That's y u miss traveling. Watch netflix la if u r bored. Lots of things to watch there. Please show your smart cooker and how u use it, thanks.

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  4. Yes a smart cooker really, really makes our life more convenient. :)

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  5. Are those pig's skins in the curry noodles? I am back to work on the fifth day of CNY. I miss travelling too! Pork ribs with arrowhead, black fungus marinated with fermented beancurd and chili sauce, sounds so delicious!

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