A Malaysian Blog about Food, Family and Friends – by Lyrical Lemongrass
It was the period of Al Jarreau, Journey and The Police. I was 13 years old. I had just come back from school with a message for my parents. “They’re not offering Commerce in my school,” I said, and promptly burst into tears. My parents didn’t understand the intensity of my emotions and dismissed it [...]
“They drink this foul drink called mate in Argentina!” my friend cautioned me before I left for Buenos Aires. I had read about mate in my travel guidebooks, and I was curious to try it. Mate (pronounced: maa-tay) is an infusion made by steeping mate leaves in hot water in a hollowed out gourd. The [...]
Wedding cake by Just Heavenly Can we pretend that airplanes In the night sky Are like shooting stars I could really use a wish right now Wish right now, wish right now Can we pretend that airplanes In the night sky Are like shooting stars I could really use a wish right now Wish right [...]
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.