A Malaysian Blog about Food, Family and Friends – by Lyrical Lemongrass
Happy Chinese New Year to all friends and readers! I have tossed yee sang 10 times this year already, and I’m not complaining as I’m a yee sang addict. My makan kaki, Ecstatic Eeyore, and I have a ritual of going to Woo Lan every year and ordering a plate of yee sang [...]
Salt baked Iberico ribs The food at Gu Yue Tien is sexy. Eat salt baked Iberico pork ribs with the fingers and tear away the tender, flavourful flesh with the teeth as the meat gently glides off the bone, leaving no prisoners. Chew on the gelatinous skin of the steamed giant garoupa, and go weak [...]
Hokkien Fried Rice – a melange of assorted seafood (prawns, scallop), chicken and mushrooms, cooked in a thick sauce, with rice Last Monday, I took almost an hour and half to arrive at work. The cause of the jam was an overturned cement truck somewhere in Cheras. Now that wouldn’t seem so unbelievable except that [...]
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.