I finally realized that the best way to juggle between work and posting is to save some drafts in my folder and write it up when I have a break (or need a break). So I'm trialing that this week-hopefully I will have more chances to write up! My "to write" folder is getting quite full.
Something interested happened over the weekend. AR and I attended our first pre-marital session. We did a questionnaire about 1 month ago and then met up with our pastor to have a chat about our views about marriage. It's a real eye opener and I was surprised that AR found it helpful as well. Certainly both of us did not approach the topic of marriage without any consideration to the topics discussed but it is useful to have a 3rd party person giving us some honest opinions and thoughts as well.
For me, it is a different experience as I'm used to being on the other side of the table. I did find it refreshing because it reminded me of how it would feel being on the other side.
This week, I'm sharing a noodle salad dish with the lovely folks at Presto Pasta (will add links later when I'm at home). Spring is upon us here in Perth and it feels great to have the sunshine again. The juiciness of prawns and tangy sauce goes well with the ramen.
Warm Sesame Prawn Ramen Salad 1 cup of peeled prawn cutlets carrots, julienne 2 stalks of spring onions 1 cup of dried shitake mushrooms, dehydrated and sliced. 1 tablespoon of soya 1/2 packet of dried ramen noodles 1 tsp of sesame seed
Sauce 1 tablespoon of lemon juice 1 tablespoon of fish sauce 1 tsp of honey 1 tsp of sugar 1 tsp of sesame oil 3-4 tablespoons of warm stock
1) Boil water and cook ramen. Drain and keep warm.
2) Quickly heat a tsp of oil and cook prawn cutlets with a pinch of salt. Add the remaining vegetables. Add soya. Do a taste test.
3) Spoon vegetables and prawns on top of ramen noodles. Combine dressing together and pour on salad if needed (or serve at the table).
food brings people together, regardless of culture and country of origin. imagine this space like a huge dining table-filled with home cooked food, with people sharing, loving and eating. eat and enjoy.