A Malaysian Blog about Food, Family and Friends – by Lyrical Lemongrass
If I turned off the lights and looked away, would you suddenly light up and come alive? Would the delicious, creamy durian filling in your little bellies fuel you as you dance in the moonlight for the remainder of the night? Sweet perfection. My durian tart. Wearing a light crumble, a delicate hat, providing a [...]
Nope. I don’t think I’m quite ready to say goodbye to you.14 years is a long time to know someone. Remember when you were my flatmate and you rushed to the kitchen when you heard my piercing scream? It was my first time cleaning a fish and I didn’t know how slimy it would be, [...]
One of my favourite meals is a bowl of rice porridge. I love how the steam mists my glasses as I inhale the scent of sesame oil that is drizzled onto the porridge. I love the smooth texture, and enjoy the sensation of the almost liquid substance gliding down my throat. The strips of raw [...]
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.