past week in pictures

Since W has been away, I have clearly been cooking up a storm, trying to bring my culinary skills upto par with my father, who is (at least to me) a cooking extraordinaire. Unfortunately most of my dishes are prepared with the prepackaged seasoning that the wonderful Lee Kum Kee makes, but that’s ok. I…

Foods of the past few days.

Secret ingredients to all my recipes haha. I love Lee Kum Kee. Until I learn how to make my own sauces and marinades, this stuff is a god send. I did try to make my own Peking pork chop sauce the other day and it was aweful. I ruined the Lee Kum Kee sauce. 😦…

soggy beef and RIM announcements.

Image courtesy of engadget. RIM finally freaking announced the rest of its 2011 phone lineup after the excessive amount of leaks and almost no damage control or marketing from their team. To be honest, its all pretty underwhelming, and like I said in the last few posts, there’s just nothing compelling here for people to…

Kobe restaurant, lemongrass porkchops, tenderizing beef and fire.

Some delicious foods from Kobe restaurant on M’s bday. Had a 28 piece sashimi order (for 3-4 people, all for myself!), and volcano roll (fried salmon skin). Too much sashimi. It began tasting rather dull towards the end. Also made a delicious set of lemongrass pork chops, the best fried rice I have ever made…

A dying Blackberry fan

(Image courtesy of Engadget.com). I have been slowly considering and wavering my steadfast fanboyism for RIM. It is so hard to stay a Blackberry fan when increasingly better handsets are just around the corner from Android/iOS/Windows Phone/Even freaking Symbian. My argument has always been that I love the hardware keyboard too much to leave it,…