A Malaysian Blog about Food, Family and Friends – by Lyrical Lemongrass
Dear Brendan*, Thank you for visiting Casbah based on my blog review. I hope you enjoyed your meal. Did S mention to you that I was in Penang with him a couple of weeks ago? We had the loveliest durians while squatting by the side of the road in Teluk Bahang. Picture a strong [...]
The silkiest smoothest rice noodles covered in thick prawn paste sauce, heady and pungent, with a hint of sweetness and drizzled in a cloud of sesame seeds. My ultimate die die must eat meal. If only it weren’t so far away.
“Far from the madding crowd’s ignoble strife Their sober wishes never learn’d to stray; Along the cool sequester’d vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.” -From Thomas Gray’s poem Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, from which Thomas Hardy derived the name for his novel, Far From the Madding Crowd- I [...]
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.