February 15, 2010

Chilling out this Chinese New Year

I've been spending this brief Chinese New Year break we've had back home in Ipoh with the family. Meet Waffle. She's my favourite bit of our my Ipoh home.

The Delectable store has been closed for the first and second day of the new year and it was a nice opportunity for us elves to celebrate the festivities!
We've been spending some quiet time at home this year and i think many have opted to do the same as well. I read on the papers that most Malaysians have gone abroad this Chinese New year season; it does feel less lively than the festive moods from years before.

SupER DUPER yumMY Lamb chop marinade. (good for 6-8 chops)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp strong english/french mustard
  • a sprinkle of flake sea salt
  • 3 cloves garlic finely diced
The trick is to massage this well into the meat and allow to sit in the refrigerator for at least 1/2 a day before grilling/barbecuing. These can also be quickly flipped on a hot non stick pan.

While mom meddled with chops; i made a quick mash potato and pressed it into a baking dish. Sprinkle a good handful of Parmesan cheese over this and sprinkle with sliced onions + a dash of herbs. Bake the mash in the oven till top turns golden and deliciously crusty. So so.. good...

Adios! Su's having a busy busy month.
Can't complain! hehe.. will keep everyone posted with more cakes soon~



Unknown said...

I love your dog!!!! and the potatoes!!!!

Kurt Falkenstein said...

Yum! Love seeing good tasty suggestions that we can all use... hopefully I can share something great in return very soon :)

tommy said...

wow, your dog is really cute. It's always nice to take a long break during CNY. Passed by your store once, you are surely talented.

foodwink said...

Happy chinese new year!
Went pass your shop on 2nd day CNY and it was closed .. I should have checked your blog prior to visiting

If I have time, I may try my luck again before I leave Msia!

Janice R. Frost said...

Yummy!!! I have a very few lamb recipe, this will be added on my short list. Keep the great recipes coming. Thanks for sharing your talent with the less fortunate :<

FC88 said...

First time visiting here and I love your blog. Just in time to see this recipe and this will be on our dinner table. It looks so delicious!

Queen B. said...

oooooooooo i would love to try the pork chops !

Anonymous said...

love potatoes!!!!

Ah Mak said...

Hi Su,

I've been a loyal follower of your blog and am happy to see the progress you've made with your business! Great to see that you're still posting up recipes too! Here's wishing you all the best for the new year and will definitely drop by when I'm in KL!

:) http://www.cookingwithahmak.blogspot.com

H0p3 *愿* said...

hello=) was there in ur shop yesterday. finally get to visit the shop before i left west malaysia=) love the shop=) and love the cup cakes even more....yum yum=)

Su-Yin -Décorateur said...

My doggy is a cutie cutie pie! I wish i could bring waffle to kl :( LOL

i hope some of you have managed to try the recipe. it's my mom's secret to delicious lamb!

I'm so so happy to see ppl actually coming to visit after having come by the blog :) haha that's really really sweet! Food wink: im sorry i didnt get to meet you :(

but pls pls pls remember to sign the yellow fun guestbook when you come by! SHARE SOME LOVE!!! get some yummy treats! hehe