Tangy Tagliatelle With Asparagus & Orange Sauce

The boy and I recently invented a new game, which is to run and hide under the blanket in the room when daddy comes home from work. He will look at me with a very complex expression when he hears the door unlocking, one that combines both excitement and mischief; he will then grab my hand to make off with him into the bedroom. It’s one of the reasons why the boy keeps waiting with his neck over the sofa every evening for the knob of the main door to turn and for the keys to sound. It’s his way of missing his daddy.

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Easy Stir-Fry Of Chinese Beef Fried Rice

Simple dish for the weekend – stir-fried rice with beef. Yes, it’s as easy as that.

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A Treat Of Roasted Pumpkin Seeds For Halloween

The boy just had this first experience of performing on the stage last weekend. It was for his school’s graduation and year-end concert. His class danced to the rythym of the ‘Ten Little Indians and《我真的很不错》. We saw how he pranced and jumped around on the stage with no signs of any stage fear at all. He was in fact one of the better dancers in class, evidently one of the rare ones amongst his peer who could execute every single step according to the beats and lyrics of the song. He obviously had it all well-memorised in his head. It was amazing. He really is a big boy now.

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Chocolate Cherry Mouse For Halloween

It’s finally October – almost Halloween time! Last year, I skipped this theme altogether as it was a super busy year. Not that it gets any better, but this year, I specifically took time out to get my hands on two recipes that I have been wanting to try for the longest time: the cherry chocolate mouse recipe and the pumpkin soup with roasted pumpkin seeds recipe.

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Really Easy & Tasty Mushroom & Ginger Soup

This week was Children’s Day Week. Why a week? Because my boy seemed to be partying in school every day.

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