That morning I was full of anticipation and got up very early to prepare the food shown below to take to the feast.
Goody bags for each of my friends - Almond Crisps
(click on any picture to get the recipes)
For finger food, I made pancetta wrapped prawns with gorgonzola cheese
to go with lemon tahini mayo dip dressing
This is another variation for serving the prawn as a starter
(You may click on the photo to get the recipe)
I made two desserts
American soft chewy big thick chocolate chip cookies
using my mother-in-law's recipe
(You may click on the picture to get the recipe)
Apple tarte tartin
(I have not posted the recipe yet, it will be up next week)
Here are the contributions from all my friends. Every dish was made with passion that shines through, don't you agree?
Prepared by Wendy of "Table for Two or More"
Cucumber cups with dried prawns sambal
Mieng Kam Kadok
That is how you eat it.
Prepared by Esther of "The Fuss Free Chef"
Dragon fruit jelly
Prepared by Sharon of "Feats of Feast"
Crackers with caramelised onion mayo
Scotch quail's eggs
Prepared by Swee San of "The Sweetspot"
Double baked potato skins with guacamole
Cassis pear milk chocolate entremet
Prepared by Shannon of "Just as Delish"
Stuffed grape leaves
and finally Prepapred by Yen of "Eat Your Heart Out"
We all agreed that we planned the portion of foods very well this time and there was not much left to “tap pau” (take away). This is the way to go for all future pot luck “LUNNER” so when is the next one? LOL!
Here is a picture of all those who celebrate life with food
From left standing: Esther, Shannon, Wendy with her two princesses,
Quay Po and Yen
Sitting: Swee San and Sharon
I wish to thank you all for the delicious foods and especially Swee San for being so gracious to host this gathering in her home. And a big thank you to Swee San's mum for taking this group picture for us.