Green green paddy field

Green green paddy field

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Dotted line

I signed it...

Pearly said my flowers look like a half cut watermelon from far... LOL!


Overheard my chinese colleague telling my Malay colleague :-

Will you be making Nasi handbag??

Or or the nasi with the Bulu???


Get it??? She meant Nasi Impit and Lemang (which is cooked in the buluh!)..Oh myyyyyy....muahahahhaa..

Hakka Pun Choi

Last week my mum called for a Pun Choi gathering. What's Pun Choi? Here's a description from our dear friend, Wiki-san:-

"Poon Choi (pronounced: Phùn-tshoi), also known as pun choi or Big Bowl Feast, is a traditional type of dish originated from Hong Kong villages cousine. It may also be found in different parts of Hong Kong. It is served in wooden, porcelain or metal basin."

But i think Wiki got it wrong, its actually a Hakka Dish. China's Hakka. Not the hakka with the dancing. :-) Though i think i'm an ok dancer...

As you can see, ours was in a metal basin on top of a very modern burner.
Recommended numbers of ppl was 10-12 to tuck in the standard sized Pun Choi. Our table sat 10 ppl, 5 men and 5 women, very equal numbers. And the set included the above Pun Choi, a vege dish and fruits for dessert. Everyone called for rice too, which nobody managed to finish, last i checked.
Wiki-san also said :-

Poon Choi includes ingredients such as pork, beef, lamb, chicken, duck, abalone, ginseng, shark fin, fish maw, prawn, crab, dried mushroom, fishballs, squid, dried eel, dried shrimp, pigskin, beancurd and Chinese radish.
Poon Choi is special in that it is composed of many layers of different ingredients. It is also eaten layer by layer instead of "stirring everything up", but impatient diners may snatch up the juicy radish at the bottom first using shared chopsticks.

Well, ours was the 'cheaper' version Pun Choi (there were only 2 variants) which didnt include abalone, ginseng, sharksfin, crabs, the expensive stuff.

Here's with the top layer gone, the gravy was amazing, great for 'lou' with rice. The color looks slightly funny here, but what was left was mainly pork and some chicken. Have i already said great gravy?! heh..

By that time, everyone was pretty much pooped. yup, 5 strong men and 5 strong women couldn't finish that. Though the next table's skinny teenagers were able to. hahah..

So we did what prudent Cina ppl would, Ta pao larr...Quite heavy too that takeaway bag..

My mum said the next day, my mum, my bro in law and my sis cooked the leftovers with some noodle and still was tasty.

Groovy Gravyyyy....

Total sum paid= RM270.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010


Very very random post and pics...

Believe it or not, my Registration of Marriage ceremony is coming up next week...Honestly, i'm having a hard time believing that the day has finally come....Cold feet, definitely.

Nevermind, i got these flowers pics from the internet, thinking of getting something like these for the ROM.
And gerberas...daisies are the friendliest flowers... love the cheerful disposition, a bit like me, only i'm also sarcastic. If i'm to associate myself with a flower/plant, it would be a cross between gerbera and cactus...Lovely but thorny...Friendly until prickly....heheheh..

And since i'm also currently renovating the house, i googled some pics of kitchen tops. My preference is something like this....

Cy and me are both quite cincai when it comes to renovation, but our tastes are quite different, so the usual comment heard during lighting/tiles/furniture shopping will be "That one???Fugly!". So our decided furnitures at the end of the day will most likely be items that we both compromised on and not mutually loved. haha..

Halloween just passed, saw this pic of HeidiKlum with Seal, amazinggg halloween costumes...

And lastly, this Gucci bag that i saw in Kl's gucci stores...Some say nice some say aunty..anyway, i'm not getting it, i havent the standard to carry a 5k bag yet hehe. Though Yin is back from her honeymoon in Western Europe and her hubby got her a RM10k Chanel! Talk about a loving and caring husband...LOL. Yeah, call us materialistic. But hey, since a hubby will make the wife happy by getting something she loves for her, i dont see any wrong with that..I really dont. And no, this is not a devious ploy to get Cy to get that gucci bag for me... i'm gunning for a new phone instead...:-DD