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Laksa

Finally, I was able to taste Laksa, one of the famous soup dishes in Penang, Malaysia when we got to visit the city. According to the Wikipedia, Laksa is a popular spicy noodle soup from the Peranakan culture, which is a merger of Chineseand Malay elements found in Malaysia and Singapore, and to a lesser extent Indonesia.  It is said to have [...]

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Nasi Lemak

I have always heard about Penang, Malaysia to be a food haven.  So I was so excited to finally set foot on this small but apparently famous city!  Our host has been so generous about letting us try their specialties. This is Nasi Lemak, Malaysias Number 1 breakfast our host bragged.  Its rice, boiled egg [...]

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Breakfast with friends

In our home country it would be common to sing songs early in the morning  for a friend or family member who is celebrating his or her birthday. A few days ago we did this to a very special friend who celebrated his birthday here in Bangkok.  The night before that, we bought some food [...]

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Mr. Donut Sushi

I have always seen them when I pass by the Mr. Donut stall at a Department store nearest us, but never tasted one before.  Ria and I decided to buy a set of Mr. Donut sushi, just to satisfy our craving for sweets! Shared for:  

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Family time on my 37th

I mentioned in my other post that the family had pizza during my 37th birthday.  I wanted to go to a salad bar, but the kids seem to be unhappy with the idea.  Ok, its your birthday, mom.. you can make a choice, they said thoughtfully but I can tell theyre craving for pizza! Off [...]

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My surprise birthday cake!

Yes, I turned 27 37 a few days ago.  That was one rainy, cold day, but the kids made me so happy with their birthday cards.  The usual doodles, but with lots of love, I am sure. We went out for pizza in the evening but I have not uploaded the photos yet so I [...]

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Creative chicken recipes

My kids pretty much love all chicken dishes.  However, unlike some kids their age, they love to eat vegetables too, which luckily means I don’t have to worry about mixing veggies with the chicken recipes I make.   Although I try to be creative in my cooking, I always seem to end up running out [...]

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Pizza hut

After a terrible back and forth trip to Cambodia for our visa run, hubby and I went to Pizza hut to get some hot soup and hmmm.. pizza! We just got small one with 4 slices The soup that made me feel so good!  That long trip just made me so sea sick! And of [...]

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Yummy Sunday: Hot and Spicy Lunch

Eerr sorry I really dont know the name of this dish (again!) But its seafood with basil leaves, on this sauce thats deliciously hot and spicy! Shared for:

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Coco- ice cream

Actually I just made up this name. LOL.  This is Thailands counterpart for our buko halo except that its quite different. This has the coco strips at the bottom with sweetened sticky rice. On top are peanuts.  The thought of sticky rice with ice cream was unimaginable for me at first, but when I got [...]

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