I know that this is way overdued.. On top of all the dried ingredients that were freight’ed over, we added shredded carrots, daikon, melon and plenty of salmon! 鱼生 tastes so good with the sweet melon! Try adding it next CNY! SLURPS. It was really super yummy. Thanks the ‘J’s for bringing Chinese New Year to … More 鱼生。
I We baked croissants last night! LY helped to knead the dough, etch out into tiny triangles and roll them up. It’s supposed to be croissants, but it looked nothing like them. I blamed it on his poor kneading and shaping, whilst he blamed me for the poorly-prepared dough. blah blah. Luckily, we were redeemed … More i baked croissants!
1st attempt at baking bread! almost died bcos i din have a food thermometer. was frustrated with getting the yeast right – every recipe i read, the yeast has to be mixed lukewarm water 100 to 110F. how to measure what 100F without a thermometer? i was using my elbow (the method to test if … More i baked bread!
(the flowers are so pretty, i din even PS the photos) SPRING is here! so… that means.. PICNIC! and TULIPS-VIEWING! at the Arboretum two Saturdays back. unfortunately, the tulips were a lit ‘over-bloomed’. according to LY, last year’s was prettier. nevertheless, it was still gorgeous to me, given that it was my first time. realise … More tulips.
dressed-up trucks getting ready for the parade there are so many of our 同胞 here in Dallas that they can form a truck. and the parade starts! Texas rose? huge heineken billboard truck. LY was in this BRIGHT/LIME GREEN t-shirt to fit the theme. It was a bargain buy fr SF – $9 for MBMJ! … More Happy St Patties
our “firsts” in throwing baby shower. my first scrapbooking masterpiece in US. yup, there were yummy food. sinfulicious – krispy kremes, homemade croissants, biscuits and chocolate cake! it was a tea party so of cos there were juices, tea and coffee! K’s expression is priceless here. gazing at mama for approval on her mona lisa’s … More Baby Shower.
just rearranged my photos and realised i’m only halfway thro’ in uploading January’s food pics! it’s March alr! so.. presenting the homecooked stuffs watercress soup (chinese style) 铁板豆腐 hotplate beancurd, without the hotplate tho. found egg tofu in one of the vietnam markets here. first, pan fry the tofu till it browns/crisps on both sides. … More Food. Back.
the brunch. happening timsum just around M’s place. not the US’s timsum, but 100% hongkong style. oh yay. and the adventure began! Cousin M drove us into town, we were busy snapping from inside the car. driving on Golden Gate Bridge Taking pictures of the famous San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge. Across SF. SF skyline … More SF. Day2
It’s out now. In Dallas. (thro iPhone)
1. desperate to get a haircut. resisting all temptations to cut it short. 2. went for my golf lessons. FINALLY. do i like the game better? YES. i hope it’s here to stay. definitely for the wrong reasons. i’m looking forward to buying my own club bag, the coloured grips, the golf cap and entire … More jus a lit update