On Christmas Eve, I had a gastronomically decadent escape with my girls to Jones the Grocer @ Dempsey Road. Instead of getting soaked to the skin in the monsoon rains trying to play treasure hunt (I kid you not, while secretly gloating at their misery, I asked some hapless attendees of their wet experience, and they all pulled faces longer than Bottom's. I knew better you see, since I was privy to the luncheon details already, so I made sure that we skip out. Just think, they had it al fresco style.) we were enjoying a marvelous breakfast with lots of delicious calorie-laden yummies, like the typical English fry-up which I had for S$20++. The other girls also enjoyed a smoked salmon breakfast @ S$14.50++.
Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Saturday, December 27, 2008
Was lazy and wanted to figure how much time would be saved if I would use a readymade dough. So I baked a Lemony Peach Tart, which involves me soaking canned peaches in lemon juice and zest and rolling out readymade puff pastry dough.
Was not too bad a process, except the dough was a bit tough to roll out, and by the time I was ready, my sweet peaches had turned into sour peaches, which Town Mouse didn't like. Fussy stomach.
Talk about a triumph of housekeeping. Mother decided to springclean the kitchen shelves, and found tucked in the deepest corner of the highest cupboard shelf....
Lizard eggs!!! I kid you not. Problem is, la Lizards have been born and are no doubt making sweet sweet love somewhere else among our shelves or walls.