[Desserts] Life Is A Sweet Sensation

ImageImageLife is short, start with desserts first, I once read somewhere. From a health perspective, this is such a sinfully crazy idea! But from a life pleasure perspective, this scores high on the “happiness” scale of things in life. I am such a softy when it comes to these nice looking desserts – cakes, finger food, coffee, hot chocolate, you name, human can make them! (Beautifully, I must admit). How could one resist this temptation?

ImageImageWhen you have a gloomy  day, or things don’t seem to go your way, perhaps a nice cup of artfully crafted hot chocolate may do the trick to cheer you up a little? Or maybe making your own cup of coffee will do.

komugi collageImage

Image

Let you be the judge. Eat at your own risk *_^

Have a happy sweet weekend ahead!

lumi sign off with love cropped

Advertisements

[Eating Out] A Great Thai Surprise

N2 Khanom Jeen Kaeng Khiaw Wan Moo

N2 Khanom Jeen Kaeng Khiaw Wan Moo

We went hunting for food at One Utama that day before my hubby’s movie, Unbeatable. We found ourselves seated at this quiet Thai restaurant called Old Siam Kopitiam at the New Wing food area. We ordered an appetizer called Fried Toufu and Pat was having his rice dish, I ordered a noodle dish and we wrapped up the meal with a dessert and a drink to share. It was surprisingly very delicious, granted that I seldom take Thai food (Not because I don’t like it but my tummy usually can’t handle the HEAT! The next day, I will usually have diarrhea and… all right, enough said!).

Anyway, back to our meal. It was absolutely awesome and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Give the small little outlet a try the next time you are at One Utama. Am sure you will be pleasantly surprised, like me and my hubby *_^

Taufu Yat Sai (5 pieces)

Taufu Yat Sai (5 pieces)

Eat the fried toufu with the sauce, they taste extra yummy!

Eat the fried toufu with the sauce, they taste extra yummy!

Thai Laksa served with Pork in Thai Green Curry

Thai Laksa served with Pork in Thai Green Curry

The Thai Laksa looks really divine when it came. I looked at the dish and immediately, it reminded me of the Kelantanese laksa I used to grow up with back in my home town. When I poured the Thai green curry over the white soft coiled-up noodle, it even tasted like the laksa back home (though the Kelantanese laksa’s gravy colour is different, it is grayish instead of green in colour). My hubby’s stir-fried pork with rice dish was so yummilicious that I forgot to snap a picture! The basil made the dish interestingly good!

This dish may look docile, but beware of the fried dried chillies (in red), they are a little landmine! Can explode like a bomb in your mouth *_^

This dish may look docile, but beware of the fried dried chillies (in red), they are a little landmine! Can explode like a bomb in your mouth *_^

It comes with lots of greens - chopped up long beans and bean sprouts (with a golden half boiled egg, cut half)

It comes with lots of greens – chopped up long beans and bean sprouts (with a golden half boiled egg, cut half)

Thai Green Curry with Pork, lovely!

Thai Green Curry with Pork, lovely!

Simple Wall Decor

Simple Wall Decor

What we had from the menu:

S2 – Stuffed Toufu With Pork, N2 – Thai Laksa served with Pork in Thai Green Curry, K2 – Stir fried Pork (you choose Chicken/Beef) With Thai Basil Served With Thai Fragrance Rice, Lemon With Sour Plum Juice (with Mint, very refreshing) and the Rubby Delight Dessert With Mango Slice and Coconut Milk.

Caution: NOT pork free. Have a fabulous Saturday.

lumi sign off with love cropped

[Bread] Soft Fluffy Dreams With Komugi

ImageImageOh how I love BREAD! (and desserts). At first, I didn’t quite get what my hubby was fussing about, kept going on and on about these lovely little buns from Komugi at Sunway Pyramid, until I tried one the other day. My, they are really heavenly tasty! Soft in texture, moist in most cases, and they come with quite some variety (with cute names to go with each too *_^). These are a few that we had. LOVE them all.

The fuwa fuwa cream bun was so yummilicious that we gobbled it down in a flash! Not in time for me to even snap a picture. See below *_^

The fuwa fuwa cream bun was so yummilicious that we gobbled it down in a flash! Not in time for me to even snap a picture. See below *_^

ImageImage

For more delicious treats, go to their official website here, and FB link here. Stay luminous and happy!

lumi sign off with love cropped

[Cooking] A Little Black Is Good

ImageImageImageBeen meaning to share this for some time. This was what I cooked the other night for dinner. Though it may (not) look appetizing, but apparently, black fungus is very good for detoxifying our blood and helps maintain good health for our kidney (I love these). So, no harm eating some “black”/ dark coloured food for our meals. I made mushroom soup from white button mushrooms (with potatoes) and it turned out black! (but it was really creamy, thick and delicious, my hubby will vouch for me *_^) So, I called this dinner “Black Dinner”. I also fried egg with bitter gourds (which are never my sons favourite!). Nonetheless, not that important if it’s healthy, no? Haha. Better be healthy than be choosy!

Stay luminous and happy, always.Imagemushroom soupImage

Since we are on the subject of food, this was what we ate for breakfast yesterday, on a Sunday morning at Damansara Perdana. Since we moved away from there, my son, Aidan has been craving for TK Chong’s Chicken Hor Fun. Finally, we had a chance to go there, but we both realized that it tasted a little different than previously. After talking to the owner, only then we found out why. Apparently, the group of workers who used to prepare the dishes were no longer working there. At times, cooking is very uniquely “individualized”. Even though you may be given the same ingredients, each person’s cooking will come out tasting very different. This is one of my favourite FOOD BLOGS. It’s called My New Roots by Sarah Britton. She has amazing organic and healthy food recipes on her blog. Worth checking out! Here for more.

TK Chong chicken hor funblog food my new roots

[Cooking] All Things Bright Yellow

pumpkin soup N

Tonight I was in noodle mode, so, I made spaghetti with pesto and sliced pork meat, drizzled with olive oil and chili powder. I was also in the mood for something yellow (with a hint of golden), so I also prepared a pumpkin soup to go with my spaghetti. Am glad that  my family loved the dishes. I absolutely love pumpkin soup.

Hope you had a yummylicious and appetizing dinner, like me *-^

xoxo

Jenn

basil spaghetti N