A Malaysian Blog about Food, Family and Friends – by Lyrical Lemongrass
An extract from Lewis Carroll’s “The Walrus and the Carpenter” (from Through the Looking Glass); something lighthearted for a wacky whimsical Wednesday! (Note: There are five preceding verses talking about the Walrus and the Carpenter taking a stroll on the beach when they chance upon the oysters) “O Oysters, come and walk with us!” The [...]
. This great purple butterfly, In the prison of my hands, Has a learning in his eye Not a poor fool understands. ~William Butler Yeats, “Another Song of a Fool” . . Yesterday, I spent a couple of hours writing what I thought was a pretty good piece on Rama V, but….I fell asleep while [...]
Thai newsprint is placed on the table and covered with a glass sheet – quite a novelty! 1. I am glad that Boo persuaded me (with little effort, actually!) to go to Hatyai Street, the latest restaurant at One Bangsar. I had driven past the restaurant several times, but always had the misconception that the food would be overpriced. Of course, [...]
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.