February 28th, 2010
More pampering from mommy. As with family tradition, we begin the new year with a vegetarian meal. (Bak kwa here I come after this.)
For dessert we have dumplings, something I usually eat out of obligation (i.e. because mommy says eat !). No different this time.
A good spread of bak kut teh, steamed prawns and greens. Yay for meals at home !
February 27th, 2010
I like this print by Youngna Park so much I was on the brink of making it my first 20×200 purchase. The thought of chippy triangle flags brightening up the room minus the hassle of stringing them on the walls… I can already picture the print in a white frame. But I had to let it go at the last minute because I cannot afford the shipping cost – more than the price of the print itself ! Sigh, next time. For now I have to be content looking at it on the laptop screen. SIGH.
February 22nd, 2010
Our Peranakan family friends invited us one evening to join them at their barbecue. All the food was painstakingly prepared by the females in the family… which can only mean one thing: miam-miam !
I tried bakwan kepiting for the first time and it was delicious ! Unfortunately the dish took hours to prepare – Aunt C had to remove meat from the crabs, scrub the crab shells clean then stuff the minced pork and crab meat back into the shells.
We took a stroll through Pasir Ris Park after the barbecue. In all my childhood memories, this structure was humongous and I’d never managed to climb too far up. Today, it looks less intimidating but as I was wearing a skirt that night, I couldn’t know for sure if I had actually conquered my fears since.