A Malaysian Blog about Food, Family and Friends – by Lyrical Lemongrass
Time certainly flies when you’re having fun. It’s been a mixed end-2011/beginning-2012 for me. Memorable events include a car accident that happened in December which tarnished my no-accident-in-25-years-of-driving record. The accident made me realise that shit happens no matter how well you think you’ve orchestrated your life. I rarely nag my husband (although he may [...]
We are led to a table beside a group of fourteen – twelve women and two men, many of them in fuchsia. Perhaps the colour doesn’t feel as old-fashioned as red. The older ladies are in red; it is hard to break away from tradition. As we partake of the stewed pork knuckles, a Chinese [...]
The Makan Club gathers yearly to pay tribute to our greatest passion. . And it’s not always pork. . There’s chicken too. . And vegetables. . And balls and rolls. But…… . …..invariably, we return to pork. . And more pork. . Kong Hei Fatt Choy from The Makan Club. . Balls and Rolls by [...]
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.