A Malaysian Blog about Food, Family and Friends – by Lyrical Lemongrass
I never had a doll when I was a child. My father, having lived in severe conditions in his youth, never knew what a doll was and consequently never realised its importance in a little girl’s life. Instead, he gave me things which he craved for in his childhood. He built a library for me [...]
Apparently, a lot of people know who Chef Edward Lee is. It helps that these days there are a gazillion channels on TV, out of which only a jillion or so of these channels are about cooking classes, celebrity chefs, reality cooking competitions and attention-deprived cake shop owners. Earlier this year, three-time James Beard semi-finalist [...]
It was the period of Al Jarreau, Journey and The Police. I was 13 years old. I had just come back from school with a message for my parents. “They’re not offering Commerce in my school,” I said, and promptly burst into tears. My parents didn’t understand the intensity of my emotions and dismissed it [...]
Food, for me, is a means to an end and not an end in itself.
Food, for me, represents the love of family, the fellowship of friends, and the community and communality it brings.