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Grandpa's 5th Anniversary

>> Sunday, March 24, 2013

I've been so busy & unmotivated to blog since my last post. Whenever I have some free time, I would prefer to just rest & relax. I've SO many pending posts! I had to start somehow, somewhere, before the load gets larger! :S

Grandpa's 5th (death) anniversary was last Sunday. The family will usually gather for a good meal & some catch-up. Grandpa cooks very well & food is something that the family loves at all times. Some of my aunts have been trying to "replicate" his signature dishes, but somehow the dishes just don't taste as great compared to when grandpa cooks it. Hmmm....what's missing?

Anyway, as of all family gatherings, we had a great time enjoying the abundance of home-cooked dishes. This year, the anniversary celebration had a very special fruits-and-veggie yee sang, patiently hand-cut by my aunty Jenny! It felt like CNY again...hahaha...nice! I'm SO BLESSED :D

Aunty Jenny cutting up the fruits

Aunty Jenny's version of fruit & veggie yee sang :D
The yee sang was very fresh, crispy, refreshing & just delicious! She even added slices of abalone...fuhhhh....

Here's what we enjoyed last weekend...

 Dad's Blanched Baby Pak Choy with Oyster Sauce & Deep-Fried Baby Ikan Bilis

Aunty Irene bought the famous Loong Foong Restaurant's roast duck 

Aunty Lai Lin's Baked Chicken Breasts with Herbs & Breadcrumbs 

 Aunty CT's Barbecue Pork a.k.a. Char Siew

Aunty Jenny's Braised Mushrooms 

Aunty Anne's Stir-Fried "Large Beansprout" (Dai Dao Nga) with Minced Pork

Ready to begin dinner with grandparents joining us as well...hahaha...

Post CNY Yee Sang Tossing!
You'll probably find this only in my family...hahaha...love! 

 More Yee Sang Tossing!

Aunty Mary's Special Home-Made "Tau Foo Fa" Dessert
She is the ONLY person who can make the perfect "tau foo fa" in our family :) 


I love family dinners such as these. I'm probably one of the few fortunate & blessed ones to still have such extended-family gatherings from time to time :) It's no surprise that I am unable to lose weight!

Food + Family = :)


Henry Lee March 24, 2013 at 11:41 PM  

good home cooked food... im sure ur grandpa will be happy that your family gathered together for his remembrance :)

PerutBesi March 24, 2013 at 11:50 PM  

@HenRy LeE: Yeap! Great food...and yeah, I'm sure he is glad that the family continues to gather...probably he's smiling from heaven...heh :)

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