20pax Home Dinner on Chinese New Year Day2 for Wife’s Relatives on 29Jan2017

20pax dinner dishes

20pax dinner dishes

had a wonderful homecooked dinner for wife’s relatives on chinese new year day 2 on 29.1.2017. ^^

wife's quinoa salad - the best!

wife’s quinoa salad – the best!

we all chipped in with some dishes.

wife made her excellent quinoa salad…never get tried of this.

so wonderful to look at & refreshing, tasty to eat, and great texture with quinoa, mesclun, pomegranate, blueberries, strawberries, roasted almond flakes etc.

teriyaki salmon belly - everyone's favourite!

teriyaki salmon belly – everyone’s favourite!

today’s teriyaki salmon belly almost perfect.

wonderful flavours, & my helper’s homegrown dill a perfect match.

nobu miso cod

nobu miso cod

today’s nobu miso cod also quite excellent. my s-i-l hubby prefers the cod to salmon.

pan grilled iberico pork collar

pan grilled iberico pork collar

& they all liked the iberico pork collar. wiped clean la…

i had 8 pieces, just over 1kg, & pork requires longer cooking time so i covered the pan to speed up. & had to cook 4 times, 2 pieces each time.

deep-fried chicken wings

deep-fried chicken wings

my helper;s chicken wings always good.

deep-fried chicken wings

deep-fried chicken wings

i think better than most chicken wings outside.

wife's oven grilled prawns

wife’s oven grilled prawns

wife made oven grilled prawns. nice, fresh & quite easy to make.

& i made a very good braised oxtail.

this from 2 packets from phoon huat delicatessen, about 1.75kg.

there were some leftovers, which i enjoyed the next day.

helper's cheese sausage pasta

helper’s cheese sausage pasta

helper's chicken & prawns alio olio

helper’s chicken & prawns alio olio

my helper also contributed 2 pastas – a cheese sausage pasta & a chicken & prawn alio olio.

s-i-l rice & pork and duck liver sausage

wife’s sister brought rice & pork and duck liver sausage

wife’s sister brought pork & duck liver sausages with pickled leeks & some rice to match.

i love the duck liver sausage, very “pang”, flavourful…

other s-i-l almond jelly

wife’s s-i-l brought almond jelly

other s-i-l cheng chow

wife’s s-i-l brought cheng chow

& wife’s s-i-l brought 2 dessert – cheng chow & also almond jelly.

20pax dinner dishes

20pax dinner dishes

i made tiramisu also. the grand nephews loved it & it disappeared in no time.

a great family time together, lots of food & catching up.

today was the australian open grand slam finals between nadal & federer so we watched that as well. i saw a bit of the final set, and heard federer said if there could be a draw he would share it with nadal…

c.h.e.f andy

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