Tuesday, 5 July 2011

It’s my birthday and I cook even if I (dont) want to ^___^

Thank you so much to everyone for all the warm wishes on my birthday hari ni. It is really nice to receive all the doas and the wishes from friends and families.

I am thankful to Allah for another birthday spent with my loved ones.

And since it’s my birthday, my post will be filled with photos lah ye sebab I spent today cooking and baking all the things that I want to eat, hehehe.

(And tomorrow will be spent reacquainting myself with the elliptical since I have stuffed myself senseless hari ni, hahahaha.)

And before you asked, no one cooked dinner for me but we bought some ready-made stuff for dinner so I didn’t have to spend too long in the kitchen Winking smile.

(The Other Half said that they love me so much that they do not want to spoil my birthday dinner by cooking it. Yo lah tu….).

As usual, we started the day with card giving and birthday hugs and kisses. Selalunya my birthday falls during the school holidays but this year tak pulak. But Miss 7 stayed at home with me sebab she wasn’t too well to go to school.

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She chose this card because she says it is so true Mum! Open-mouthed smile

And then I spent the morning masak pulut and Serunding Udang Kering yang I tengok kat Rumah Kak Rose. Kak Rose pulak dapat recipe ni dari CMG. Thanks you all berdua, memang sedap!

(At first I ingat nak buat pulut panggang since daun pisang ada lagi sekilo tu tp bila dah siap masak pulut and serunding, terus malas nak buat, hehehe.)

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The pulut and serunding that I had for lunch with Miss 7 Smile.

Sambil2 I masak pulut and serunding, I masak sagu gula melaka for our dessert tonite.

I ingat nak buat my birthday kek pagi tadi but puas I selongkar everywhere, I couldn’t find the poppy seeds so terpaksalah I tangguh sampai ke petang utk buat the kek.

So, what kind of cake did I make for myself?

An orange poppy seed cake with orange icing. I tak guna the cream cheese icing though.

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I pi bubuh icing when the cake was still warm, tu yang meleleh aje the icing everywhere, hehehe….

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I love poppy seed cake!

And then for dinner pulak, we had 3-course meal, an entree, a main and a dessert! (Mentang2 birthday dia, sampai 3-course meal, tak larat….. hahahaha.)

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We had peking duck for entree. All ready-made, tinggal reheat and makan aje Smile. For people kat OZ, Luv-a-duck products are halal so senang nak cari everywhere.

Then for main, we had burger and fries and salad. Actually I tak kisah nak makan apa pun but since I yang kena masak, we opted for something easy Smile.

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Then for dessert, we had the sagu gula melaka or as The Other Half says it ‘sago gule malacca’, hehehehe…..

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By this time, perut I rasa dah tak larat sangat2 but there’s still the birthday cake to be eaten and candle to be blown and birthday song to be sung.

(The Other Half pasang 1 humongous candle for me to blow. He said, “It will take too long if I were to light 41 candles and the carbon tax will be too high! Smile with tongue out”)

All in all, it was a wonderful day surrounded by people I love most.

67 comments:

missbby said...

Happy Birthday sis..wish u all the best with your lovely family..:) Nice cake..

Cik Siti Wan Kuncup said...

kak LG, happy birthday! may Allah bless you. btw, the card chosen by miss 7 is cute! hehe..

JaJa'Z said...

happy birthday kak mynn...wlpun masuk era 40...but u still maintain gojessss..semoga murah rezeki selalu yek kak myn...

* Zaleta * said...

happy birthdai sis...smg dmurahkan rezeki...

-ilyannur- said...

Happy birthday! semoga dimurahkan rezeki dan di beri kesihatan baik!

YaNa said...

Happy B'day kak min...May Allah bless u n ur family....:-)

soleil_m said...

happy birthday kak min

at d age of 41, i must say ur life is perfect esp with a happy family with 2 cute girls & a lovely husband

semoga Allah panjangkan umur & murahkan rezeki kak Min & family, amin.. :)

penDragon said...

best! Miss 7 pandai pilih card utk mum dia....hehehe...

lemongrass said...

missbby,
thank you :-). That cake is really really nice, kenalah dgn my taste :-).

Cik Siti Wan Kuncup,
thank you. She said she chose that because it reminds her of all the things I do :-)

Jaja,
Maintain gorjes tu rasanya still too far to reach lah but maintain pendek tu definitely, hikhikhik :-P

Zaleta,
thank you :-)

Ilyannur,
Amin ya rabbal al amin, thank you :-)

Yana,
Thank you for the wish :-)

soleil_m,
Thank you for the wish. I am very grateful and thankful with what Allah has given our family :-).

lemongrass said...

Pendragon,
hikhikhik...nasib baik dia sedar jugak kan yg Mak dia buat semua benda tu :-).

Deliah's Deli said...

slmt hr lahir min..smg pnjg umur n murah rezeki! teringin nk tgk candle tu. :))))

lemongrass said...

Del,
thank you for the wish. You bayangkan candle wangi2 yg besar gedabak yg orang letak utk wangikan room tu. that's the one! hahaha...

Yat Maria said...

Have a fantastic bday LG!! Semoga panjang umur murah rezeki...i;m gonna catch up la..realll soonn..hehe..

Khairiyah aka Kerry said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY KAK MIN!!
WISH YOU AND FAMILY HAPPILY EVER AFTER! HEHE

PatinPasta said...

Kak Min,
Amboi sampai 3 meal course ye? Hehe! Mesti la kan, Maam of the house :D
Makanan semuanya nampak sedap and cake nye.. ohhh sungguh mengiurkan. Ada lelehan tu yang sexy (bak kata Jamie :D).
Happy birthday, Kak Min!

siti hasmah said...

Happy birthday kak LG..may Allah bless u n ur family....

mrs plain-june said...

happy birthday kak LG!!!!! semoga sentiasa bahagia & dirahmati Ilahi..
guess what.. today is my husband's birthday also! and bini mithali ni baru je buatkan kek utk dia.. after contemplating for one whole day :p
anyway, i think i'll make your orange poppy seed cake for my birthday next week ;)

Cat-from-Sydney said...

Aunty LG,
Happy happy happy Birthday! mwah mwah mwah! (suka tak my sardine breath???) har har har *evil laughs*

vivien_capri said...

Happy Birthday Kak LG! Semoga sentiasa hepi n berbahagia di samping keluarga terchenta hehe

Cheers!

zeta said...

Hepy Bday Kak LG..May Allah bless u and ur family..
btw..the card from Miss 7 tu..i suka..it is so true..indeed..!!
and i like poppy seed cake too.. :)

K.Nor said...

min dearie.. masih belum terlewat kan.. sori ya.. flight delay berjam2 tadi hehehe.. sila salahkan pilot yg sakit pewut hahahha

happy birthday dear min.... smoga diberikan kesihatan yg baik, dipanjangkan umur yg berkat, menjadi ibu yg terbaik kepada 2 sweet girls dan isteri yg solehah kpd mr BW :) .. semoga kebahagiaan sentiasa mengiringi hidup min sekeluarga.. amin..

min, kejap jer masa berlalu ya.. teringat masa mula2 kenal dulu.. through forum myr.. pastu k.nor promote out yr blog.. heheehhe.. seronoknya masa tu kan.. rindu those moments :(

Sizuka said...

K.Min,

Happy Birthday again! walaupun dah wish kat fb, nak jugak wish kat sini, mengada2 gitu.. hehehe..

Pulut and serunding udang kering nampak sungguh menyelerakan. I think I'll cook that for berbuka tomorrow. :)

ps : zahra nampak tak larat je. demam ke?

Alexandriana Alia said...

kak LG

happy birthday to you. may Allah bless u always.

akak mmg superMOM. cantik kad miss7 bagi tu. seswai sangat..!

makanan paling sy suka nak tengok. cantik dan menyelerakan.

plug2pin said...

happy birthday sis..moga happy selalu

Syahiddmilikku said...

bismillahirrahmanirrahim,

Ya Allah kau panjangkanlah umur mereka sekeluarga dalam keberkatan, dan kebahagiaan serta kau limpahkan lah rahmat kasih sayangmu buatnya dan keluarga serta kurniakanlah kekayaan harta dan jiwa hingga akhir hayatnya dan keluarga. ameen......

Semoga umur akak lemongrass lebih diberkati Allah disamping keluarga tercinta. I pray for your happiness and harmony life ever after. ameen...

violetless said...

happy besday...eheheh.dah lama folo blog ni..we have same birthday!

from, ur not so silent reader anymore.

Mat Gebu said...

selamat hari lahir LG..moga diberkati Allah swt..aminnnn..

Unaizah said...

Happy birthday dear!!! After reading your entry, looked like you had a swell birthday celebration.

ps: Birthday kita sama bulan le....Mine is just around the corner hihi

azieazah said...

Selamat Ulangtahun Kelahiran MIN. Moga terus sejahtera, ceria dan berbahagia.

U masak apa pun, tetap nampak sedap, wpun I tak pernah lagi rasa. Ohh sungguh tergoda!

Danial Ikhwan Jaafar said...

happy birthday! and ur husband came up with a really acceptable good excuse not to cook for u hahaha

poppy seed cake ftw!!

June said...

sama la taste kita love orange n poppy seed combination =)

n not forgetting Happy birthday bila nk tunjuk present yg the other half belikan tu which is the kindle =)

Haslina said...

happy birthday, dear.. i love the main & dessert pictures.. yummy yum..

Eine Frau aus Botnang said...

Happy Happy Birthday LG dear. Semoga dimurahkan rezeki selalu.
Thank you for commenting my entries and I am sorry for not able to menjegah your ever so lovely Blog that often nowadays. Will do that when I dah settle dengan my new life in a few months. Ohh that sago gule Malacca nampak sungguh sedap.Terkenang Ramadhan tetiba...Take care!

QiStinA's said...

hepi bday LG....moga pjg umur, murah rezeki n sihat selalu...n boleh terus berceloteh....i likeeee....

quinnie said...

happy birthday kak LG...moga murah rezki dan dipanjang umur serta berbahagia selalu disamping keluarga tersayang...:)

PrincessJasmine said...

Happy birthday sis!! U definitely doesn't look 41yo!! Awet muda..I like ;)) And all the food looks yummy!

b a m b a m ' s said...

Happy Birthday kak LG!

Moga dipanjangkan umur, dimurahkan rezeki and good health! :)

sHieRa cAkAp said...

Happy day kak.. SemOga panjan umur n murah rezeki!

ibundo said...

salam,
been here on n off. senang cakap i'm one of your silent readers. Happy birthday. suka tengok you lead a happy life and you deserve to have more till the very end.
salam to your cute girls. I see them growing without you knowing it....

rennylesa said...

happy birthday kak LG..

many many blessing from the ABOVE will come into your way and ur family...

anyway...kalau saya miss7 pun saya akan choose kad mcm tu...sebab kalau lah my mum boleh membaca..mesti saya akan bagi kad just like miss 7 bagi..huhuhu...

apapun, enjoy your day ya...

TopsyTurvyMum said...

Happy Birthday LG!
May Allah bless u and your family, amin.

pulut serunding tu..pehh!

Krishnaveny said...

Kak LG, Happy Birthday. Many more happy returns of the day. God bless :)

tinie said...

Happy Birthday kak LG, semoga di murahkan rezeki n dikurniakan kesihatan yang baik......

afid said...

Kak Lg,

Happy Birthday! semoga sihat sentiasa..

Aini said...

Happy Birthday, Kak LG ;).
Semoga di panjangkan umur, di murahkan rezeki dan di berikan kesihatan yang baik dan berbahagia selalu bersama keluarga tercinta.

NiezaMan said...

Hepi birthday Min..

Hasnah said...

Hepy-hepy besday

Ayu said...

Happy Birthday K.Min!!!! May Allah bless u & your family always...

relaxNhappy said...

Rajinnye masak pulut, serunding, kek, sago. Tengok sago tu rasa mcm nak buat juga lah weekend ni =) tengok b'day kad tu, tiba2 rasa curious nak tau ape "a few words from the stork who brought me" tu tulis. Hahaha. Busy body betul =)

Nabila Abnul Hisham said...

happy birthday kak LG
wish u loads of happiness with your lovely family..

ajujua said...

hepi besday kak Min, semoga sentiasa dalam lindungan dan rahmat Allah.

mieoney said...

Happy Birthday Kak Min...semoga dirahmati Allah...and selalu lah jamu mata kitaorg dgn mkn yg best2 dan lazat yer... (^__^)

FairyLilly said...

Happy birthday LG :).
Dah lama teringin nak makan duck gara2 tgk masterchef. Excited bila tgk u masak duck. Memang nak tanya mana you beli. Luckily u dah bagitau :). Macam tau2 je, kami yg berkelana di OZ ni nak tanya ;).

Noriz said...

"panjang umurnya...panjang umurnya...panjang umurnya, serta mulia..serta mulia..setahun lagi"

lagu besday khas utk kak LG...
God bless u with such wonderfull life..syukran..

tak bole blah tul kata2 TOH tu... wakakaka..
tpi sya lak rasa penat bile tgok byk sgt kak LG masak tu...huhuuu

nifalnin... said...

selamat hari lahir kak..
semoga murah rezeki dan panjang umur... dan semoga awet muda selalu...

Ayu Safieza @ Humaira' said...

Assalamualaikumwbh Kak LG......

And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years...Happy Birthday Sis.....May Allah swt bless u with love, happiness and wisdom of being living surrounded among those u love the most....:)

Nah birthday present dr Ayu jauh dr Doha nih...

41 flying kisses.....nah amiiiik kak....emmmuahX41....ngeeeee....try to catch them all yang bertebangan nih.....;)

Zaitun said...

Masih belum terlambatkan.

Happy birthday buat lg semoga dimurahkan rezeki dan berbahagia selalu.

Sally said...

Happy Birthday LG..semoga ceria selalu dengan family tercinta..:p

yellowie roses said...

hepi burfday sis~~ =D
may all your wish will cme true

umi said...

happy birthday sis, moga sentiasa dirahmatiNya.

bee aka LAMPU said...

hepi brthdy kak..smoga sntiasa dbwh kbrkatnNya. kbutln sma brthdy dg kwn ofis hrini. dia wt mkn2 kt ofis me..so dpt feeling bl bca entri ni semaksimanye..hehe

PUTUBAMBU said...

happy besday LG..!

semoga diberkati selalu dan gembira selalu di samping keluarga tersayang ye..!

Messy Mummy said...

Happy Birthday Kak...
Semoga sentiasa sihat dan maintain kurus.. Hehehe..
Have a great bday celebration!

suzi fauzi said...

Allah selamatkan LG n HER beloved family on her Birthday n always..amin

lemongrass said...

Thank you everyone for all the warm wishes and doas. Minta maaf tak boleh nak jawab each one personally but I have read all the messages.
May our friendships blossom over the years.

Adnazthie said...

Happt belated birthday LG..........

kak ina kl said...

selamat hari jadi min, semuga sentiasa bahagia dan senyum selalu bersama suami dan anak-anak tercinta