May 15, 2012

Mother's Day with Grandma

Vegetables stir fried with white fish
Garlic stir fried vegetables (king oyster mushrooms and peas) with chicken
Chinese eggplant with minced meat in a sweet and salty chili sauce
Sweet and sour pork with mixed peppers and pineapple
Fish in a black bean sauce
Fried rice
Fried green beans with minced salted fish
Deep fried shrimp/crab balls with little crab claw handles - served with red vinegar

Tofu-fa, a tofu based dessert served hot or cold (hot in this case) with a generous spoonful of sugar/ginger syrup
Dinner was really yummy! Grandma enjoyed it as did the rest of the family. The highlight of the night, for me, was the sweet and sour pork. Seriously, nothing beats super fresh fried pork that's drenched in sweet and sour sauce and served crispy and piping hot. I could have eaten that whole plate myself, but you already knew that. That eggplant dish was served in a fire bowl and was pure flavour goodness! I love eggplants. Everything else was nothing less than delicious. I especially love that this restaurant usually serves 2 or 3 different types of desserts.  I ordered the tofu-fa, but also tasted the black sesame soup and another soup like dessert made from black glutinous rice. All three were good, but the tofu-fa is my favourite. :)

We also had Mother's Day dinner with my mom as well as a get together with Rich's family! Posts to come. I left my camera at Rich's place...whoops.

What did you do for mum for Mother's Day?

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