When life lets me down, I never fail to lift myself back up by going back to basics, such as taking the time to appreciate things that people do for me. A good case in point: being invited to a private dinner and especially for me at that.
That meal was prepared by my friend KC and he had to work around my pescetarian diet. But he did a great job managing that, and in addition to the challenges of having to use someone else's kitchen.
The yummies in the tummies were:
Fresh langoustine sashimi 'yu sheng' - loved this!
Fresh raw oyster
Prawn coated with salted egg yolk - my next favourite if not for the shrimp being slightly overcooked.
Prawn with a bread crumb coating
Crispy noodles with red garoupa - an unique interpretation of the HK-style 'sang meen'. interesting.
Char Kway Teow with seared scallops - upmarket take on a local hawker food. very spicy though.
Lime sherbet with fresh berries - totally refreshing after the intense heat earlier.
Food was only part of the great evening but I had really good company as well. So thank you all for making me feel really lucky and special.