A collection of CATherina Hosoi’s facebook posts from 01 Feb 2021 Sunday to 06 Feb 2021 Saturday.
01 Feb 2021 Monday
A new beginning on Feb 1. Enjoying my brunch by toasting 2 slices of the Steamed Chinese Pumpkin Yeasted Cake with Red Dates and Raisins toppings which I freeze.
Then spread with Butter on top with a slice of KRAFT Cheese with 60% less Fat. Paired with a cup of Nescafe GOLD with Full Cream Milk without Sugar. Happy with this combination.
Making Burdock Root and Dried Longan Drink
I just spent half an hour to make this Burdock Root and Dried Longan Tea.
First I pare away the skin from a 5 inches Burdock root, then sliced to thin pieces. Rinse 1/4 cup Dried Longa and boil these 2 items with 10 cups water in my VISION Glass Pot. When it comes to a rapid boil lower heat and continue simmering for 30 mins. The drink is ready to serve hot or chill in the fridge.
1) Burdock root, long used in Chinese medicine, some herbal medicine specialists believe that the drink can improve your immune system, lower blood pressure, heal a damaged liver, and even prevent or treat cancer. It is also used to reverse the signs of aging and improve hair health.
2) Dried Longan is to strengthen the liver, spleen and kidneys. Longan tea is calming, in a similar way to chamomile. That may help with respiration, insomnia and anxiety. The fruit is high in vitamin A, meaning your eye and skin health will benefit.
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Enjoying my own cooked Fried Taukwa with Minced Pork in Korean Gochujiang and Chinese Taujoo 豆乳 sauce together with Taugeh and Snow Peas.
Serve with rice as dinner! Satisfying meal.
02 Feb 2021 Tuesday
Scam Call Alert
+6581618836. Another Scam Call?
Enjoying my own brew Lotus Root, Pork Hock, Dried Scallops and Ginger slices Savoury Soup. All in the family enjoyed this during lunch with other dishes. Feeling satisfied.
03 Feb 2021 Wednesday
Came back from Ah Fong my Hairstylist to do my hair. Feeling fresh and nice.
04 Feb 2021 Thursday
I dont waste food! Remaking a yummy dish from my left over of Lotus Root, Pork Hock, Dried Scallop & Ginger Soup from my freezer to a fragrant delicious Rice Porridge by adding in half a Taro Yam in cubes, a handful of Dried Prawns, remaining of 1 cup of còoked White Rice and 8 Fresh Shiitake Mushrooms cut to dices.
Bring all these to a quick boil in my VISION Glass pot, then lower down the heat and continue simmer boil for another 45 mins. Add Himalayan Pink Salt to taste and a few dashes Pepper.
Off heat and ready to serve piping hot with some roughly cut Chinese Celery and Spring Onion. The kitchen smells so inviting!
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05 Feb 2021 Friday
Scam Call Alert!
+6589979812 another SCAM CALL (from DBS Bank) came in.
Last Night Dinner
Last night lazy to cook. Just put Shisamo Fish (love this fish, full of roes), Siew Mai and two Big Paos from the freezer to the oven. Set 200 degrees Celsius and bake for 15 mins. A satisfying dinner for us.
In my Kitchen
In my cozy kitchen, thinking what to cook for my loved ones for lunch.
Enjoying my home cooked YAKI SOBA (Japanese Hawker Style Fried Yellow Noodle) as lunch for my loved ones. I am happy to see my Samurai had 3 servings. He said, “Oishii” (delicious in Japanese)!
I treasure Friendship
Looking forward to a good friend Lynn BK Lee’s visit. One year we have not met. I treasure friendship.
Some Sharing-detox food
06 Feb 2021 Saturday
Let Rejoice in 2021 Oxpicious year
Must rejoice this 2021 Oxpicious year. This is why.
There are 20 strokes in 疫情，the Chinese characters for pandemic.
There are 20 strokes in 痛苦, the Chinese characters for pain/hardship.
There are 20 strokes in 疾病, the Chinese characters for illness/disease.
There are 20 strokes in 生死存亡, the Chinese characters for life and death, survival and demise.
2020 is gone. And so we hope that pandemic, hardships, diseases and death will also be gone.
On the other hand:
There are 21 strokes in 健康, the Chinese characters for health.
There are 21 strokes in 幸福，the Chinese characters for happiness.
There are 21 strokes in 富贵，the Chinese characters for wealth.
There are 21 strokes in 和睦, the Chinese characters for harmony.
There are 21 strokes in 勤奋，the Chinese characters for industry.
There are 21 strokes in 崛起, the Chinese characters for ascendancy.
Ox year & 2021 will be a year of health and happiness.
Recipe Sharing: Yaki Soba
Want to know how I did YAKI SOBA (Japanese Hawker style Fried Yellow Noodle)? First I mince 1 full head of Garlic finely…(read more…)
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