Thursday, November 29, 2012

Mokuren Japanese Cuisine - Wild Boar's Birthday


We celebrated Wild Boar's birthday at Mokuren Japanese Cuisine two months ago.  Forgotten to blog about it :p until I saw the photos in one of my photo folders in my PC :p .    Piggy Jo came back with the boy , now the fiance :) , to celebrate the dad's birthday.  Josh was in UK then , so he missed out the event.  Nothing to shout out about...just a simple dinner at Mokuren with the loved ones.    Read on to see what we had for his birthday....no birthday cake too coz the ' Sow ' was too lazy to bake the Wild Boar a cake LOL!


Monday, November 26, 2012

Sea Clams With Basil

























Sea Clams for the weekend !!! love this to bits. Saw some big fat ones in the market and who could resist even when the price is  RM25 per kg !   Bought half a kilo back and tucked them in without any guilt.  Good thing that it is pricey or I will tuck them in everyday and clog up my arteries with them.   The price will keep me from over indulging in them !  The price saved my arteries from abuse !

Monday, November 19, 2012

Tofu,Corn, and Chive Fritter


























I love tofu and this is one great way to cook tofu.  Fritters !... who doesn't like them...I do and so does the  Wild Boar.  While surfing for a great way to cook tofu, I found one good one on Biren's blog and I have all the ingredients for this tofu fritters.   Thus making them for our weekend treat is not a problem...finger licking good dipped in wasabi....I can't ask for more...can I ?  LOL!  Wasabi.....my favorite hot dip !  Thank you Biren , for this addictive tofu fritter recipe :)  Love it !

Friday, November 16, 2012

Pan Fried Chicken Fillets With Nando's Hot Peri Peri Seasoning Rub


























Nando's Hot Peri Peri Seasoning rub is so good for pan fried meat, chicken or pork and it is also best for any roast . This is the last packet that Josh bought for me .  I  flipped the box to see what is written on the back of the packet , looking hard to see what ingredients is made of the rub.....maybe I can replicate it as near as possible LOL! I am not named the great Copy Cat for nothing okay ! Just kidding !  Seriously , it is good :)   This time, I used it to season the chicken breast fillets and instead of roasting it, I tried pan frying it and gosh it was finger licking good !   I used the same method as for roasting...coating it with........................

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Steamed Tilaipa With Sarawak Laksa Paste :)


























Have you tried steamed fish with those ready made paste?  I have tried it with the Penang Nyonya paste and it has made steamed fish more appetizing not to mention the time and energy saving goodness :)  Does this dish makes you drool...I bet it will :)  And guess who sent this to Claire and myself ?   Haha , I guess when I mentioned Sarawak or Sibu more ' tepat' you would have guess who !   Yea...it was ....................................


Thursday, November 8, 2012

Support The American Red Cross Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund !

As a blogger, I think I should do my part to support The Red Cross Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund.  I read about this from Chef Dennis's  blog and feels that I should help too.  My brother stays in New Jersey and he was without power and water supply for a few days.  Lucky for him and his family, they only experienced strong winds and power supply cut.  I could not get through to him for the past few days. And knowing that they are well and not badly affected, I could not but thank God for keeping them safe .  But for those  staying near the coastal area, it was sad to state that it was a total wreck to properties and lives.  My care and concern for them and this is the only thing I can do to help out.  And I am sure you too would like to do your part in helping.

Just grab the badge from any sidebar you see it in, and place it on your website, or copy and paste the image with a link to the American Red Cross Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund. No mentions or any back links please, just display the badge with the link to the American Red Cross Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund and ask your friends to do the same.  

Grab the   " We Care " button code from Chef Dennis blog..... Thank you for helping out :)

Monday, November 5, 2012

Roast Chicken With Nando's Lemon And Herb Peri-Peri Rub


























I didn't know that my Piggy Josh knows how to cook until he went to UK to finish his degree and when I see the food he cooks for himself on facebook that had me surprised :)   And the wonderful thing is, he knows what I love most...yea spices and rubs and teabags and a can of foie gras from France !  He said.. " mom, this is the cheapest :p  " and I told him , it is the thought that matters :)   What a thoughtful son...love my Piggies muchies.   Piggy Jo gave me birthday dinner and Piggy Josh all these seasoning rubs.....mmmmm I am blessed :)  I can't wait to use them all in my roasts and today I would like to share with you the Nando's Lemon & Herb Peri-Peri rub...........

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Beef Burger Patties


























When you have meat eaters in the home, you tend to stock up meat in the freezer.  I would normally make beef patties and freeze them , so that whenever I am late home, I can just dump  them in the oven and by the time I am out of the bathroom, the patties are ready for Wild Boar to eat with his dinner :p   Baked ones are not oily and so much healthier .  Less washing too :)   Read on to see how I prepared them in advance for rainy days :p

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