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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Chinese Steamed Pork With Salted Fish & Baby Corns

This week, the hub and I took a very short break away from work. The break only lasted for two days and we didn’t manage to do a lot, but it was nice to be able to do things with him again, without the little one coming in at every comma to intercept our dialogues or throw himself onto the floor where we are. I really enjoyed this ‘us’ time, albeit it being such a short one. How I wish we could spend just one more day together!

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Non-Spicy Prawn Pilau (Prawn Pilau)

Prawn pilau originated from the Indian subcontinent and Iran. The recipe uses prawn stock and a mix of spices as well as seafood, meat or vegetables to create a rice dish. In essence, it is a very simple dish to prepare but which has a strong spiced fragrance to it. It is a common and staple food for many Iranians, Indians, Turks and Pakistanis among others within and around the subcontinent.

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