Showing posts from February, 2012

Watermelon and Lemongrass Sorbet

February 28, 2012
My son has just turned 17...


Chicken Sweetcorn Soup

February 16, 2012
Smooth and silky Chicken Sweetcorn Soup A definite all time comfort food. It is easy to whip up using either left over roast chicken or fresh chicken.


Old Schoolyard ~ Cat Steven ~ Icy-Balls

February 09, 2012
“ Remember the days of the old schoolyard We used to laugh a lot, oh don't you Remember the days of the old schoolyard When we had imaginings and we had All kinds of things and we laughed And needed love... yes, I do Oh and I remember you Remember the days of the old schoolyard We used to cry a lot, oh don't you Remember the days of the old schoolyard When we had simplicity and we had Warm toast for tea and we laughed And needed love.. yes, I do Oh and I remember you ” ~ Cat Steven The radio was playing 'Remember the days of the Old Schoolyard' by Cat Steven ,  on the first day of schools!!! As I was driving, smiling and humming to the tunes... I recalled sweet memories...  driver on my right must be thinking... 'who let this  MAD lady behind the wheel' early Wednesday morning!!! The good old days...  The 'free spirited' days... with no care of whatsoever happening to the world. I remembered my first best friend in Kinderg


Lemon Curd and Strawberry Swirls Cheesecake

February 01, 2012
How was your Chinese New Year Celebration?  'Chow-ing down' loads and loads of festive food? And for the Young and Restless and Single ~ received many red packets (known as Ang Pows )? Ours was a quiet family affair... with lots of food that can last us the 'whole year' so to speak . We had Steamboat, Crispy fried Wonton, Sang Choy Bow and Lor Ark or Chinese Braised Duck... Oh Boy!! we were like whales about to give birth by the end of the day... Sleep or Siesta was never far from my mind... It was very ... very ... very difficult keeping my eyes open... I would have to use tooth pick to hold the eyelids from 'Shutting'... Dont be alarmed... I wasn't going to do that  ...and if I did I would have missed this gorgeous sunset... The last sunset, marking the end of the Year of the Rabbit...  see the glowing Rabbit's tail bobbing down the horizon? With the Rabbit gone... I wanted to complete the picture by welcoming the Dragon ... early