I’ve cooked this dish many times, using different meats such as pork and chicken for my Buddhists and Muslim friends, but find that beef is still my favorite with the combination of these spices and herbs. It’s real easy to cook; and you can cook larger batches to keep in smaller containers, in the freezer 🙂 Be adventurous and experiment with different herbs, use sour cream instead of cooking cream, add in a few hot chili padis, mix in a dollop of roe to your plate etc. I had some Lumpfish Caviar leftover from lunch Continue reading
Forgiving does NOT mean forgetting. Do not waste your energy and time “trying to forget” because that’s pointless. Remember your mistakes made and lessons learned, so that you will not make them again.
Forgiving does NOT mean you’re telling that person that what he/she did was ok; forgiving means letting go of the anger, hurt, resentment, insecurities, low self-esteem, guilt, regret etc. etc. etc….whatever is holding you back from moving on.
Forgiving does NOT mean you have to let that person back into your life. Forgive your previous blindness, naivety, trust, and let go.
1st-round is a mistake, 2nd-round is plain stupidity.
It is easy to take life for granted. We’re accustomed to some sort of routine in our life, like waking up, doing what needs to be done, going to work, having our meals through the day, socializing with the usual suspects, hanging out at our favorite places, going to sleep. We’re accustomed to a routine or schedule which we’ve created for ourselves.
Because we have been doing this day in and day out, everything around us starts to become familiar, becomes something we take for granted to be there, to be available, accessible. How many of us practice awareness? How many of us rest in bed and give Continue reading
My friend’s maid, Janice, makes such yummy spring rolls (Filipino Lumpia), that i requested her to teach my maid the recipe 🙂 It makes a great side dish, tea time snack, or party food. I’ve added more ingredients to her recipe, tweaking it to the flavors i like. Recently they made 3 seperate batches: pork, chicken, and vegetarian! Below is the recipe for Pork Spring Rolls. Continue reading