A Malaysian Blog about Food, Family and Friends – by Lyrical Lemongrass
Precious moments. Basking in the warmth of the fading summer sun in Winchester. Walking in the rain in London, puddles of water splashing with every heavy footstep. Inhaling the scent of wet grass and sheep droppings in Avebury. Marvelling at the 90,000+ mobilephone wave at a Coldplay concert in Wembley as Viva La Vida thunders [...]
It is 1860 in Bakewell, Derbyshire. A visiting nobleman arrives at The White Horse, a local inn. He spots a sullen faced woman yawning at the Reception, and approaches her. ‘Harlow. Here got food ah?’ he asks. Mrs. Graves, upset at the rude interruption to her lovely daydream about nasi lemak with sambal sotong and [...]
“What is the key,” a little voice whispered in my head, “to a good vacation?” “Teacher, teacher, me me me, teacher! Ummmm….being able to see with your eyes what you could only envision in the past based on documentaries on TV and photographs?” the star student answered. Certainly, that is a plausible answer. “Photographs, for [...]
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.