Tuesday, March 22, 2011

What I did LAST....2 weekends

Alright, finally had time to pen down one entry. I did had some wonderful time with my kitchen for the last two weekends and was quite happy. YES! I finally promise myself to do up something in the kitchen after the CNY bakings :)

Prince Charming was giggling with joy because I finally dragged myself to the recipe corner (A corner of the IKEA shelves where my recipe collections are at) to get some ideas to decide what to cook for him. He was eager to try my cooking/baking and also eager to take pictures for my food. Well, at least he took the imitative without me asking first!

Right after the photography sessions end, he started complaining about the lights, the exposure and the settings. We don't have much time to setup the table because of our active darling, Baby Kwok crawling around the whole house, pulling down everything that comes in contact with his 2 round eyes. He couldn't focus well because Baby Kwok likes to crawl towards us and pull himself up with our help so the photography session were not like how we used to do before. I guess he just needs time to get used to it and I'm sure he'll be able to take pictures like how he used to take for my food. (Or maybe he is now too used to taking human photography that he needs to have some emotional contacts with my food before he gets the "FEEL"?) *giggle*

Nevertheless, here I present my hard work for the last 2 weekends! *Pat pat my own shoulders*

An impulse attempt to satisfy our needs for Wanton and oh, I know.. gigantic Wantons :)

From one of my "To-Do-List", Sherperd's Pie. I wanted to give a try on Gordan Ramsay's recipe but Prince Charming was a little "fearful" towards minced lamb and I couldn't get it at the supermarket near my house, so I only used minced pork in my Sherperd's Pie (I can't eat beef so nah.. no beef!) and only reference Gordan Ramsay's seasoning but most of the seasoning are upon my own taste buds ;) Prince Charming totally loves the pie and the both of us almost finished the whole of the pie. It's really a big portion, I think enough for 6 person :)

Look at the amount of mashed potatoes I've piled onto of the minced meat!! Oh, I added egg yolk to the mashed potatoes mixture and I think it sort of makes the mixture slightly smoother but I didn't mashed the potatoes finely because Prince Charming wanted something in between chunky and smooth. You know something like Chunky Peanut Butter.

Woolala.. my first attempt on Sherperd's pie!

Okie dokie, so I did took the effort to post up 2 entries ;)
Gambatte to myself and I hope to post more in the near future and probably with some kids menu too :D


Kayla said...

I absolutely adore the shepherd's pie. I think your pictures are so beautiful, it makes me hungry. It doesn't help that I've only had a cup of latte for lunch. There's something really comforting about shepherd's pie. I can devour several servings every time I make it too! Great job on doing 2 consecutive posts:)

Happy Mrs Kwok said...

Hey Kayla,
Only 1 latte for lunch? Oh my~ No time for lunch? How bout' packing some sandwiches for lunch so that if you have no time to go out for lunch, you can eat it at your desk.

The Shepherd's pie is my attempt so pretty happy with the result ;)