Saturday, 15 May 2010

Nothing Much Of An Update... Of Yen And Stingray For Lunch

Been pretty quiet lately and no further progress in our planning for our next vacation in September other than helping friends planning to visit Hokkaido in June by monitoring the Yen fluctuations against Ringgit Malaysia (RM). Yes, I monitor the Yen regularly and got rather worried when Yen went back up to RM3.60 - RM3.70 last week after coming down at a rather more affordable RM3.40 - RM3.50 weeks before.

I bought some stingray slices that were on sale in Jusco and instead of cooking the stingrays the normal way i.e. assam pedas (a sourish fish stew) or grilled ala Portuguese style, I decided to play around with the gochujang paste and kimchi stocked in my fridge.

Just thought I'd post some food photos of our lunch today.
My stingray "jigae". Look similar to assam pedas, right?
The rest of the meal - sake kamameshi (salmon & vege flavoured rice), stir fried stingray with kimchi and asaparagus and a bowl of miso soup for Raimie.

What's your lunch today? ^-^

14 comments:

  1. I like ikan bakar style stingray. Delicious.

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  2. @Mei Teng,
    Stingray bakar is delicious. I love them too.

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  3. Oh! Yummy lunch! I had fried chicken and vegetables for lunch today : )

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  4. Ooo... nice nice.. I had Bak Kut Teh for lunch today (sorry if I sounded "non-halal" ..)

    ^.^;

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  5. @Cindy,
    LOL
    Cannot envy you over bah kut teh. :D

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  6. i must, i must visit Hokkaido someday.

    your lunch sure looks more delicious than mine today. :)

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  7. @Life Ramblings,
    I must visit Hokkaido someday too. :)

    Haha - our lunch may look good only, taste may not be any good!

    What's your lunch today?

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  8. hehehe!
    My lunch today was a konbini burger and an English muffin - carbo-loading all the way! :)

    Oh, and by the way, it looks like I'll be visiting Malaysia during obon! :)

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  9. i notice m'sianslove stingray.. i never really tried that yet

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  10. @A and Y Ikeda,
    LOL

    You are coming to Malaysia for a visit! Awesome!
    Which part will you be visiting? Do tell! :)

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  11. @Ayie,
    You haven't? Come visit us here, and me & Foong will treat you some.
    OK with you Foong? :D

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  12. i hope we can swing by next year but if not some other time...no expiration with your offer right? lol

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  13. @Ayie,
    The offers good as long as I'm alive and kicking! LOL

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