Monday, 28 May 2012

Around 3000+ and still counting ^__^

We were having dinner when The Other Half suddenly said…

we’ve been married nearly 17 years and you still could come up with new dishes for dinners.”

I wonder how many dishes you’ve cooked in that 17 years?

Then I said to him, “We cooked together in the first year of our married life. Then when we moved to Malaysia, we ate out more than we cooked. I guess I started to properly cook dinner for the family for the past 10 years.”

Then he started counting…

Let’s just say you cook about 300 dinners a year give or take so that would be 3000 dinners you’ve cooked so far. And you still can come up with new dishes isntead of the same old dinners every time which is really good.”

(itu tak termasuk breakfast and lunch and snacks and kuih muih in between kan, hehehe).

Awwwwww…..  He’s a sweet talker that guy!

Muahahahaha Smile with tongue out.

That’s because I cooked gnocchi a different way tonite Smile.

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First I cooked a white sauce using cream and milk with a bit of tomato paste in it. So it’s slightly rosé colour to the sauce. Then I added broccoli and peas for the vege factor.

Then I cooked the gnocchi and lay it in an oven-proof dish.

Pour the sauce on the gnocchi until all covered, then sprinkle the grated mozzarella or colby, the smoked salmon, toasted pine nuts and the torn basil leaves.

Put it under the grill until the cheese has all melted.

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The end product.

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Sprinkle some more pine nuts and smoked salmon just before serving.

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It’s very creamy and rich, definitely a dish to be eaten very rarely unless you are trying to pile on some kilos, hehehe….

17 comments:

kasihredha said...

banyak tu...TOH kena kasi anugerah patutnya :))
Dulu pernah tinggal di Malaysia ye.

Best2 lemak berkrim

Mat Gebu said...

Yeahh....Awek Jawa bolehhhh!!!..hahaha...

m.u.l.a.n said...

so sweeeett...

memang i salute u.. beribu2 bagai menu u dah buat kan... bila la i dapat jadi jiran u ni..??

Yazreina said...

waaaaaa!!! hebatt... hebat kak....

blu4sky said...

caya lah LG, i salute you..3000 dinner dah bley jd 1 buku resepi.. :-)

Jaja® said...

very inspiring :) i've been married nearly 4 yrs but i don't think i've cooked 1200 different dishes for bfast, lunch, tea, and dinner combined.

lemongrass said...

Kak Kasih,
bila dikira mcm tu, nampak mcm banyak sgt kan, hehehe.
We all pernah tinggal kat Msia for a few years tapi tak serasi dgn hubby :-).

Cik Mat,
hidup Jawa! hahaha

Mulan,
beribu2 dishes I dah buat but slalunya dishes yg sama aje, hehehe...

Yaz,
Itu belum lagi orang yg dah kahwin berpuluh2 tahun, berapu puluh ribu dishes yg diaorang dah masak agaknya ye :-)

Blu4sky,
boleh jadi 1 buku resipi with the same photos everytime lah, heeee

Jaja,
I have definitely not cooked 3000 different dishes, most of them recipe yg sama but ulang banyak2 kali :-). But I think I have cooked 3000 dinners though :-).

penDragon said...

lagi bersemangat akak nnti nk masak! TOH, you kena jaga akak I ni baik2...susah nk cari wifey yg pandai masak mcm k LG ni...haah...kalau kt M'sia kita lebih byk eating out dr masak sendiri

Aida Salleh said...

hebatnya....mmg i respect habis kat u lah sis. sangat2 rajin. untung ur hubby...sangat2 untung tau. tapi u pun untung tau dapat hubby yg pandai hargai u macam tu...

Oyis said...

alahaiii... mesti kak LG cair kan bila suami sendiri yg tlg kirakan how many dishes so far. if only all men are like that!

Husna said...

erk...hasben saya pun tanya benda yg sama semalam..boleh sama plk eh..? sbb saya jarang masak..kalau masak asyik2 menu sama hahahha..

Tia said...

I salute u !!! Congrats!!!
To receive that compliment from your other half, it's a GREAT achievement my lady.. :)

aimi said...

untung nye husband & anak2 akak, dapat wife & mak yang rajin masak ehehe. sedap pulak tuh.nyum2

Shu @ Mrs. Hamid said...

wow!!! penghargaan daripada suami. So sweet. Kalau macam ni lagi semangat nak masak hari2.
How i wish i could do the same thing as you did. You inspire me :)

NunsNajib said...

Betol la!! Bila your husband cakap baru I terpikir. Hehe. Wah!Salute! :D

lemongrass said...

Pendragon,
Msia tu kan food heaven, segala benda ada, tu yg lagi senang eat out than masak especially kalau berdua aje kan :-).
Bila kat sini, boleh jugak nak keluar every nite but sayang tengok duit keluar bayar the restaurants when I can cook too, hehehe

Aida,
Alhamdulillah, dpt pasangan yg saling memahami kan :-)

Oyis,
I thought he doesnt care to find out. Rupa2nya sanggup dia mengira sbb he does care and appreciate that I cook every nite, hehehe.

Husna,
hehehe...I pun slalu menu repeat aje, occasionally aje I masak something new bila tgh rajin :-D

Tia,
Thank you :-). You are right, I am happy he does appreciate the things I do for the family.

Aimi,
Since duduk kat sini, I terpaksa merajinkan diri masak most nites sebab it is much cheaper this way. Sambil tu, boleh increase my cooking skills as well :-)

Shu,
Alhamdulillah, he appreciates what I do at home :-). But sometimes, boring gak masak hari2 ni, hehehe

Nuns,
I pun tak pernah terfikir brapa banyak dinners that I have cooked. Bila dia cakap mcm tu, baru lah terasa banyak gilers yg I dah masak, hehehe

BabyBooned said...

i love gnocci!!!! tapi sungguh maleh nak buat... aiyaiyai. ada resipi yg simple dan easy peezy tak? hehe