A quick lunch

On the days I work at home, I’m usually too lazy to cook lunch. The prepping of ingredients and the thought of the pile of dirty dishes afterwards just puts me right off. The most I’ll do is microwave leftovers or a tinned meal*. I think though, when my body is feeling deficient in vitamins […]

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Dinner 17/08/2005

We had dinner at another food hall last night. We chose our dishes with sharing in mind. I chose char kway teow (with chicken), which was really tasty. I was surprised and pleased at the generous amount of chicken included, and the whole dish had been fried in pork fat just as it should be. […]

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Dinner, 16/08/2005

Boneless and skinless chicken thighs, encrusted in lemon pepper and panfried, served with fluffy garlic mashed potato and steamed carrots and green beans. I always want to have garlic mashed potato now, whenever we make it at home – it’s much more delicious than plain. And it’s so easy to make too – we boil […]

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Dinner, 14/08/2005

As promised, here are the food photos from Jac’s mum’s birthday dinner. Here’s the chunk of roast pork, before carving. Savannah (6) and Max (2 )’s dinners. Savannah’s plate was a pink Barbie one, Max’s was a Teletubbies one. The cauliflower cheese was deliciously rich and creamy. Jac parboiled the potatoes, and …

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Computer nerd alert! And, on guilt

I took lots of photos last night and will post them as soon as I can. That roast pork was amazing – Jac’s brother said the meat fell off the bone so “it carved itself”! This morning, I packed Jac up a lunchbox of leftovers – pork, apple sauce, potatoes, cauliflower cheese and bread. I […]

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An extremely non-halal/kosher post

I just had a nice hot shower enjoying the aroma of roast pork. The smell is all through the house – yum. I wish I could bottle that smell. I would hold onto it and take a sniff the next time I was feeling down – I’m sure that would cheer me up (unless I […]

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Sunday morning

The kitchen smells delicious because there is a leg of pork roasting in the oven. We are going to celebrate Jac’s mum’s birthday today, and our contribution to the meal is roast pork, cauliflower cheese and bread. Oh, and home-made apple sauce to go with the pork, which Jac made yesterday. According to Nigella’s meat […]

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Friday night takeaway dinner

Jac went to our favourite asian food hall on her way home from work tonight and picked up our tea. She rang me beforehand to discuss what she should get. We decided to try a stall we don’t normally eat at. First for our starter, she got 10 wantan for AU $6.00. They were delicious. […]

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My first job

My first job ever was at McDonald’s. I was 17, almost 18 years old and in my first year of university. I got the job to finance my moving out of home (which is another story). The Interview When I turned up at the McDonald’s restaurant to apply for a position, there were at least […]

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Favourite book food

A wonderful smell came creeping into the dining room, followed by the inn-woman carrying a large tray. On it was a steaming tureen of porridge, a bowl of golden syrup, a jug of very thick cream, and a dish of bacon and eggs, all piled high on crisp brown toast. Little mushrooms were on the […]

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