Housewife’s Tale episode 49

Busy week of eating and hanging out with friends~ I am seriously in need of some “kitchen” time~ It is definitely time to pull out my pasta maker and get down and dirty! I cooked 3 meals in 7 days?!! How depressing….

Here is the busy, lazy week recap…

.

Sunday – Meep and I went with S & A to Berkeley for some Thai food at a Buddhist Temple. Sounds weird? We thought so~ Apparently the money that this temple makes from food sales goes into maintaining it.

DSCF6955

They have long tables and plastic chairs set up, and then long buffets of food. Another more detailed post to come. For now, this is some of the stuff we ate :

Pad thai

DSCF6946

Beef panang curry and chicken curry

DSCF6947

and… Mango sticky rice!!

DSCF6949

.

Dinner was…

DSCF6998

Panko crusted crispy pork chops served with rice and a side of curry sauce. I wanted crispy fried pork chops but could not decide on what kind of sauce to use; ended up making a quick 5 minute Japanese Curry Sauce.

DSCF6996

.

.

Monday – Horrible cooking day. I picked up a mackerel from the store and they guy BUTCHERED it! He broke all the bones around the sides. My fish fell apart when I was frying it. =( But it tasted fine~

.

.

Tuesday – went out for lunch w V. She has been craving korean fried chicken and I knew she would love 99 chicken. We totally pigged out!

Started off with some kimchi fried rice.

DSCF7011

Combination platter of salt pepper chicken and spicy chicken. Best fried chicken (2nd to Churchs’, of course).

DSCF7012

.

Lady Gaga was performing in the HP and I went with A and a few of her friends. After the intense Lady Gaga concert – went out for a late dinner of MORE korean at Rumors. I was not a big fan of their food but these 3 are the decent ones out of 6.

Kalbi.

DSCF7078

Budae Jiigae

DSCF7081

Kimchi and Tofu

DSCF7082

.

.

Wednesday – Fried kwae tiau (Chow fun) with beef and fish balls. Recipe to come!!!

DSCF7120.

.

Thursday – Soy sauce chicken and pea shoots. I ran out of ideas and haven’t really been inspired to cook. It is sad that cooking is starting to feel like an obligation more than something I want to do. Maybe it is coz I haven’t found something new and exciting to try…

DSCF6029

DSCF6833.

.

Friday –  A whole 1 1/2 lb of roast pork for momofuku pork buns! YUMMMM

DSCF4671

.

.

Saturday – Meep and I actually woke up early to run some errands AND even made it for brunch at Bill’s Cafe!! I have been raving about this place to him and he finally got to try the food!!

I ordered a 5 ingredient omelet that I loaded with chorizo, sausage, bacon, avocado and onions. My omelet had sooo much meat that I think it weighed a little over a pound~

Photo0088

Meep got the bread pudding french toast with sunny side up eggs and sausages.

Photo0089

For dinner, we met up with Mr N & wifey for MORE korean. I need to start looking for non korean/japanese favourite places to eat! We headed over to Choi’s Kitchen and got:

Kalbi

DSCF4072

Seafood Tofu stew

DSCF7128

Seafood dolsot bibimbap

DSCF7129

AND kalbi tang

DSCF7132

.

.

A lot of eating out this week (korean 3 times!) and late nights but a very good week~ I have to start REAL cooking next week..

Related Posts with Thumbnails
You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply