A Malaysian Blog about Food, Family and Friends – by Lyrical Lemongrass
Green chicken rendang It’s a little too late by the Holiday Rulebook, but I turned off my Christmas lights today, and I shall probably stop listening to Christmas carols tomorrow. With a flick of a switch, I am assailed by an overwhelming sense of wistfulness that the merriment’s come to an end and the reality [...]
A blog reader left a comment recently expressing his outrage about the price of food in KL’s upscale restaurants. This brought me back to another online conversation about the price of fruitcakes on a friend’s facebook profile. To summarise that conversation, a 1kg fruitcake with alcohol was retailing at RM75 per kg here in KL. [...]
“What’s your idea of a perfect weekend?” Toygirl recently asked me. “What do you mean by perfect?” I asked her. “Do you mean something achievable, or do you mean my dream weekend?” As this juncture, the idea of sitting by the beach with a book and a cocktail and a tanned masseur kneading [...]
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.