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alwayseating  Irene Thye. Originally from Taiping, Malaysia. Lived/worked in Miami, London, Honolulu and finally settled/married in Sydney in 1977.

Fluffy soft 'mushroom' πŸ„ buns oozing with salted egg yolk custard πŸ’• πŸ˜‹
Thanks for the invite @joann_foodology and @lynnshanghaicuisine and congratulations on your soft reopening after 16 long months!

Enjoyed our lunch today πŸ˜„ Forgot to mention my #Citibank card to get a free bottle of wine till too late at the cashier 😞
In order of favourites:
1) Fish dumplings with prawn and celery served in a fish broth with bonito flakes. 4 huge dumplings for $10.90 πŸ‘
2) Modern Sang Choy Pau with chicken mince, chilli & basil served in 4 lettuce cups $21.90 πŸ‘
3) Prawn & pork wontons and handmade noodles served with minced chicken and chopped lettuce in a Shanghainese style spicy sauce. $16.90 πŸ‘
#dumplings #wontons #citibankdining

Been a long time since I've cooked these all-time favourite suburban Chinese food of decades ago.
1) Chicken in salted black beans sauce.
2) Crispy Sweet & Sour Pork as requested by @jasonthye
3l Five Fried Eggs with crispy edges, sprinkled with pepper, just because I heard that one eatery in Barangaroo charges $2.80 to add ONE fried egg 😱
Some green vegetables stir fried with oyster sauce.
#chinesefood #cantonesefood

Short cut πŸ˜‰ Nasi Lemak for dinner.
1) Pandan coconut flavoured rice, cooked in a rice cooker.
Chicken Curry, used packet 😱 curry paste, added chopped onions, fresh curry leaves from our balcony and canned coconut milk. Fried free-range eggs. Had spare Sambal in the fridge.
2) Crispy Ikan Bilis/Dried Anchovies cooked in the microwave, not deepfried πŸ‘
3) Peanuts that I brought back from Taiping recently πŸ˜‰

Afternoon tea/coffee @caffecino πŸ‘
Warm homemade scones with strawberry jam & whipped cream + coffee $12.50.
Cake + coffee $10.50.
Urban Illusion - Layered Blueberry, Passionfruit and Pistachio cake.

Family Dinner.
1) Crispy Spicy Salt & Pepper Soft Shell Crab.
2) Silken tofu lightly steamed, topped with Salted egg yolk sauce.
3) Ayam Masak Merah/'Red🌢️Chicken.
4) Healthy eating - 3 vegetable dishes and Sashimi from Sydney Fish Markets.
5) Boneless Satay flavoured Chicken, tried grilling in my oven, set off the smoke alarm! 🚨 Fail, not happy with it :(

Enjoying the glorious sunny weather at Barangaroo.
So many eateries there but felt like having Thai πŸ˜‹πŸ‘
1) Jungle curry of Barramundi, Thai eggplant, snake beans, sweet basil and wild ginger 🌢️
2) CRISPY pork belly & green beans, wok tossed with Prik Khing chilli paste 🌢️
3) Wok fried Morning Glory/Kangkung with garlic and chilli sambal 🌢️
4) Complimentary crackers, tastes like fish flavour? Peppery.
Didn't order desserts, if they had asked I would have πŸ˜‰
#barangaroo #thaifood

Simple home cooked dinner with hubby and @jasonthye
1) 2) Char Siew Kon Lo Wonton Meen. With crispy pork lard.
3) Homemade Char Siew, one of my favourites.
4) Char Siew, sticky & charredπŸ˜‹
DIY Kon Lo Meen. Prawn & Pork Wontons made by hubby.
#familydinner #homecooked #charsiew #wontons

Warmer weather today, perfect for my favourite Vietnamese dish at Chloe πŸ˜‹
Noodle salad with choice of Charcoal Pork or Chicken, requested for less noodles more πŸ’š salad. Healthy eating, good taste/value, only $9.50. They are generous with the meat πŸ‘
#ChloeVietnamese #pittstreetarcadetownhall

Haven't baked in ages! πŸ’™πŸ°πŸ’™
1) Chiffon cake naturally coloured & flavoured with
2) Bunga Telang/Blue pea flowers. 3) Without using blue πŸ”΅ food colouring I could not get it NSW πŸ”΅ enough! Smells fragrant.
#nsw #stateoforigin2017 #chiffoncake

Dreaded my overdue medical checkup, but after 2 weeks of brisk walking, sensible eating and extra green leafy vegetables in my diet, my cholesterol and sugar levels have improved and are not within the 'danger range' πŸ‘
To 'celebrate' ......
Kurume Tonkotsu Ramen $10 plus egg $1.50 πŸ˜‹πŸ‘
#ramen #osanramensydney

Family dinner plus belated birthday πŸŽ‚πŸŽˆdinner for @jasonthye.
1) Roast Duck from Eastwood $24. Glazed and refreshed in the oven, sliced and served with (Peking Duck) pancakes etc. Crispy skin salmon with garlic coriander butter & caramelised kumquat.
2) Birthday long life noodles/Ee-meen blanched before stir frying with meat, dried Shitake and veg. Baked salted Chicken Mid Wings. Thanks @chocolatesuze for getting the birthday boy's favourite French Mud CakeπŸŽ‚
3) Homemade Chinese Roast Pork/Siew Yoke.
4) The crunchy Crackle!πŸ‘πŸ˜‹
Watercress soup and blanched Choy Sum in chicken stock.
#homemadesiewyoke #chineseroastpork #siuyuk #familydinner

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