If I could

If ever I could find a friend who truly loved me. A friend who loved me just as much as I loved them. That would take to make me Happy and spend the rest of my day with them. But sometimes, good things don’t last, well, they seemed seldom in my life. I was looking for acceptance in all the wrong people and places. But I am not desperate, In fact I love being Isolated. I began to understand I was not like anyone else … I am different …. IMG_5477

Japan

Japan is a perfect and a peaceful country. Japan and its people are so perfect. The food, the fashion , the lifestyle, everything is luxurious and everything is new to me. Going there felt like going in another Universe It is another world for me. Japan is heaven!

Here are the etenirary that we made during our trip in Japan. We bought the JR pass through the internet , and when we arrived Tokyo airport we went to the train station and got our JR Pass and it’s worth to buy and have it , you can go whenever and wherever you want to go anywhere in Japan.

Oh so this is our First time to fly in Japan airline oh my god I already felt like HOME! The crews were so kind, polite and it is so neat and clean, services wow oh wow perfect !

1-3 days we explored the city of Tokyo. Hey ! at the airport as soon as we landed, The first thing I noticed ~ Toilettes are damn awesome !!!!

4th day we went to see the magnificent view of the famous mount FUJI.

5th day we headed out to KYOTO through Kinsanken train (bullet train). We decided to stay there 8 days. There are a lot of things to do, uncountable places to go and so many amazing things to see. The day are long and it’s just wonderful! There is a lot of tourist as well. Some tourist are wearing a kimono’s clothes and I find that they wore it elegantly. There are plenty of choices when it comes to foods. We tried and experience the Fire ramen ! and the kobe-beef hot pot. Of course the sushi’s , You must reserve a table if you want to experience the traditional Japanese restaurant. There are a lot of choices and There is no need to worry even when you are on your diet because Japanese food are so healthy. Everything are well presented, neat and clean. We watched the kimono’s show and there is a big place in the street of Gion. We witnessed the events and had our Japanese Tea afternoon with a beautiful Japanese Garden.

Other places that we’ve been ~ Osaka, Kobe, Himeji , Nara , Hiroshima , Miyajima.

In Kobe, I will never forget the Beef-kobe ! it is certainly the best beef that I have ever eaten in my whole entire life ! The beef is amazingly Tender. We had our private chef for the night The chefs cooked the meat in front of us and he ensures that the meat will stay juicy. If I am not mistaken it’s teppanyaki style. It’s pricey but we gave it a try for once in our life !

In Himeji, there is a big white castle. They called it Himeji Castle, the castle has a beautiful garden but different entrance so we had finished our visit inside the castle then we continued walking till we reached the exit and went straight away to the garden and we had seen its beautiful garden, It is well maintained and again another astonishing place.

Hiroshima – going there was quiet emotional for me … I can’t explain but my heart was devasted ……

Nara – you’ll see temples and big buda’s and deers around the park.

Osaka – yeah what can I say !!!! Shop till you get drop !

Miyajima Island ~ We took the JR ferry it is free if you have JR pass you can ride the ferry without payments ~ we were so glad because we went there and another beautiful memories our eyes were filled with amazing things….

Alright for now, I can’t think of anything … My brain is ain’t friendly to tell everything but my heart filled with joy and laughter! We absolutely made a wonderful memories.

We spent our last 2 days back in Tokyo and we went to see and visited my beloved Auntie.

Japan offers beyond what normally I see. We truly enjoyed and had a blast !

Thinking of going back home seems so unreal …it’s a world that seems so far away from this perfect patch of land … but we left with our stories.

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I stopped searching for the answers

Few things in life happen without a reason, sometimes I wondered why the world seemed so unfair. I stopped searching for the answers. I’d sit for hours and think of nothing. I love being lost in silent. Memories can be deceptive. The things that I didn’t know now I have begun to understand. The more I learned the more I understand. The journey I endured not only has taught me precious mysteries about one another. It’s too painful to think about the bad times I had. I forced to think I had found my way. I fell and picked myself up. I had managed to create a fuller , beautiful atmosphere , Happy life for myself.

I change

There is not a day that goes by that I don’t think of you or reminded of you . The time you made me cry, the time you made me feel so worthless, You took away my pride… and you’ve asked me how I am ? I said, I was okey though I was hurting … If we will ever see each other again , I would still be here but I don’t promise I’ll be the same person that you used to know ….

Beijing, China

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These photos taken last August 2016. China is so rich in History. There are many things you’ll see and do … when you go or planning a visit to Beijing do not forget to go and visit the Forbiden city, Temple of heaven, Lama temple, Birds nest in the olympic stadium, Behai park, Park of prince gong, there are many huitongs streets where you’ll find ancient street and sellers. Of course the famous Great wall don’t miss it! You can also watch Chinese acrobatic during the night, there are several famous theatre in Beijing. And you’ll have a whole day walk in the Summer palace park and there are so much more places and many things to mention but yeah I can’t remember everything …. all I remember is that Beijing is an amazing place ……

Guismo

IMG_1297IMG_1271Meet our dog, his name is Guismo. He was born in the region of lorraine in France on November 11, 2011. It was not planned when we got Guismo. One day, me and my husband went to a dogs expositions. While walking around and enjoying our time watching and touching all breeds of puppies… There was a big park for golden retriever and one of them was Guismo , he was the unique one among all the puppies with his real golden brown color and he was just there, he stared to us for a long minutes and saying Hi to us waving his tail  … all the puppies turned their back except Guismo he still there and that’s the moment I felt I wanted to take him home …. So without any hesitations we had taken guismo at home …. He is our youngest baby. My kids were the happiest kids in the whole wide world when we got Guismo. Having Guismo in our lives and in our home is one of the best thing that ever happened in our lives. Guismo loves us purely more than anyone could ever do.

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IMG_7295I am very careful in everything I think, I do and say. Practice is a lifetime learning, I practiced and still practicing to talk less but I do observe enormously But of course I still know when to open my mouth….. especially to other’s people children. You know, It’s takes a village to discipline other’s children. Kids are growing and changing, their body and mind. I believe that childrens are children and I let them live freely. I am a person who doesn’t give opinions unless asked for. I think millions times before reacting into such thing or jumping in a conclusion and it doesn’t mean I am jumping away. We can control ourselves and may appear cool, nice, and pleasant in a normal situation, but when facing an uncalled situation, with a situation that caught us by surprise and how we reacted at the moment, I do believe personally, in my own opinion, that is our real self , our real character, who we really are inside. I am far from perfection but I don’t need to like everyone and I don’t need to be liked by everyone. And I hate to admit that I don’t like all people, So why would I love all childrens ? Let me tell you, One day, I am surprised about my son reaction when he faced such uncalled situation on how he reacted smoothly and how to defended his self with an Adult person. My son is a grown up person and I am proud of him , though he’s grown up I still believe that he still need my guidance. I understand my son, he really choose his friends. and I can’t do anything about it. Even some parents are begging to get some get-together. There were years I exposed my kids with different and mix people. And now they are wise enough to choose whatever atmosphere they want. I really do have to choose people, people who lift each other up , inspires each other , people that I know that are compassionates, kind and humble. People who make you feel loved. I am not a fixer or saviour. I would rather help than judging. I do believe that everything starts at home. There will always be an Up’s and down. As much as I can, I prioritize healthy relationship with my children. So when you think that something is going wrong, never expect any comments from me. It takes truth investigation before you get my help, comments and automatically Immature situation will be IGNORED. As a mother there are days that I know everything and there are days I know nothing. There is nothing wrong when you mind your own bussiness. Minding your own bussiness doesn’t mean you’re uncaring person.

Photo taken in Boracay, Philippines. No filter …

The reason

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I truly believe, I found someone who completed and turned my world around. I tell him things that I have never shared with anyone and We share hopes for the future.I have many dreams that never come true, goals that were never achieved and many disappointments that life has thrown me. When something wonderful happens, I can’t wait to tell him about it. I cry with him when I am hurting or laugh when I make myself a fool. He never hurt my feelings or make me feel like I am not good enough, but rather He help me build myself up and show me the things about myself that make me feel so special and even beautiful. There is never any pressure. I can be myself and not worry about what he will think of me because he loves me for who I am. I open my heart knowing that there’s a chance it may be broken one day and in opening my heart, I experience the true love and real joy that I never dreamed possible. And I find strength in knowing I have a husband and a soul mate who will remain loyal till the end. Life seems completely different, exciting and worthwhile. He is the reason of my existence. He saved me from the fall. I am truly blessed that God has given me so much more than I deserve.

Bohol, Philippines

From port of Cebu We had taken the ferry to Bohol and it took us 2 hours. We made one day tour. Unfortunately our ferry has been delayed for hours. It happen everyday. So if you are planning a trip to Bohol I propose you must take 3 – 4 days so you will enjoy the Island including their Beautiful beaches. The 3 landmark of Bohol ~ Chocolate hills which has an enchanting views , Tarsiers, and the River cruise with filipino buffet in Loboc river. The loboc river ~ the cleanest river  I have ever seen in the Philippines And there are more things and places to see like,The man-made forest~ Thousands of mahogany trees were planted during the 70´s if I am not mistaken. The baclayon church & museum. Blood compact site in Tagbilaran and many others optional tours ~ butterflies sanctuary, python viewing, Loay local industries… It is forbidden to cut trees and people aren’t allowed to hunt animals… as the animals does not belongs to the cage but to humans… Throwing your trash everywhere is also probihited. Bohol is really environmentally friendly. I am very impressed that Bohol is well protected by the goverments and the people themselves. How I wish the whole land of the Philippines will be the same like Bohol , it is really clean and green , everything is natural… Going there brings me back to my childhood when the water and the forest were still clean were you just roll around on the ground and wash your clothes in the clean river. And in Bohol you will also experience the lifestyle of the Filipinos way back ~ away from the civilization. All over I would highly recommend Bohol to all natures lovers …. I shall return ….

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Health

For me, health is wealth. Therefore I must take care of my health. I am not getting any younger anymore. Time and life is unpredictable.
I started to change my bad habits 3 years ago.
Keeping my weight at a healthy level is never easy. But I was motivated and determined to eliminate all the negative influences in my life, foods, drinks, things and people. I started to value myself and my family. I also learned how to deal with stress. Setting a realistic goal wasn’t that easy. I sleep well, eat healthy foods and regular exercise. I am happy physically and mentally.

Philippines

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Love yourself ~justin bieber

IMG_6190.JPG“Love Yourself”

For all the times that you rain on my parade
And all the clubs you get in using my name
You think you broke my heart, oh, girl for goodness’ sake
You think I’m crying on my own. Well, I ain’t

And I didn’t wanna write a song
‘Cause I didn’t want anyone thinking I still care. I don’t,
But you still hit my phone up
And, baby, I be movin’ on
And I think you should be somethin’ I don’t wanna hold back,
Maybe you should know that

My mama don’t like you and she likes everyone
And I never like to admit that I was wrong
And I’ve been so caught up in my job,
Didn’t see what’s going on
But now I know,
I’m better sleeping on my own

‘Cause if you like the way you look that much
Oh, baby, you should go and love yourself
And if you think that I’m still holdin’ on to somethin’
You should go and love yourself

And when you told me that you hated my friends
The only problem was with you and not them
And every time you told me my opinion was wrong
And tried to make me forget where I came from

And I didn’t wanna write a song
‘Cause I didn’t want anyone thinking I still care. I don’t,
But you still hit my phone up
And, baby, I be movin’ on
And I think you should be somethin’ I don’t wanna hold back,
Maybe you should know that

My mama don’t like you and she likes everyone
And I never like to admit that I was wrong
And I’ve been so caught up in my job,
Didn’t see what’s going on
But now I know,
I’m better sleeping on my own

‘Cause if you like the way you look that much
Oh, baby, you should go and love yourself
And if you think that I’m still holdin’ on to somethin’
You should go and love yourself

For all the times that you made me feel small
I fell in love. Now I feel nothin’ at all
And never felt so low when I was vulnerable
Was I a fool to let you break down my walls?

‘Cause if you like the way you look that much
Oh, baby, you should go and love yourself
And if you think that I’m still holdin’ on to somethin’
You should go and love yourself

‘Cause if you like the way you look that much
Oh, baby, you should go and love yourself
And if you think (you think) that I’m (that I’m) still holdin’ on (holdin’ on) to somethin’
You should go and love yourself

Happiness

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For me, time is always gold, chilling with my kids are my favourite moments, Life is too short to not spend time with them, I know someday that they will grow old and they will have their own life and family of their own. ahhhhhh It’s scare me when I think about that …. So I will do my very best to be with them as long as I live, and live my life to the fullest that life is really too short ! They are my children and my true friends … … Chilling with them is always my favourite time and We love waters, water is fun, Water is LIFe … I can’t wait to go in my favourite place on earth, The Philippines …. So do not forget to love ourselves more and love the best people in our lives …. cheers!

Au revoir

img_5830People really don’t know what is going on my life. I am dealing with something that i would never ever open up to anyone but only to God, I trust only GOD. I am struggling up for years with things, I just want to own it all alone, and some people would have think I am avoiding them when it’s really not. I just want to stay alone without judging me. I feel that some people are just curious about my life but they aren’t sincere at all. The person I trusted the most and love the most turned her back and since then, I am not the person that I used to be. I tried my best to forget everything and start with zero and all I know that She is not part of my future anymore. Things will never ever be the same again. I need to accept the fact that it will never ever be the same again. I stopped trying to figure things out and took it all in, just kept it in, and buried it…. There is saying that is goes something like this : “Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken it can rarely be put back together exactly the same way.” — Charles Kingsley…… Do you believe ? … Just because I ignored her once doesn’t mean I hated her …. I was in a state of confusion then she hated me back for ignoring her or maybe everything was just LIE. What would i have to say now ?  …… I am ready for ultimate of letting go … I am giving away what I want to hold forever….. the most difficult sacrifice of all …. I want to end the road that I had taken… I’ve finally seen the dead end.

Grateful

IMG_5371.JPGGoodmorning ! because it’s morning here ! What is the first thing you do when you wake up? Of course we firstly open our eyes …. I have been so busy lately and I couldn’t think of anything and Like I said before I am not a writer nor gifted to talk about anything that has sense … I actually just woke-up and heard my 9 years old daugther playing her piano and she supposed to be in school at this time … So while I sip my done coffee … et voila holding my Phone and blog hahaha … non-sense thing , but yeah I woke up today with a great smile and I look at the mirror and found myself beautiful, It’s rare when I feel this way, that I feel so beautiful today, because All my life and everyday I always believe That I am ugly duckling and I don’t find myself so attractive because I don’t need to be … BEATIFuL — How I wish to feel this way Everyday hahaha…. I feel so grateful , and I am more than excited about my plans for this Coming christmas … I will visit my parents which I think made me so happy this past few days … at the same I am sad because My husband won’t be able to join us for Christmas. My husband decided to work and of course whose wife will be happy If you know that your better half chosen his work over family …. ???  But I don’t want to make things so complicate. I’ll follow my plans and he will follow his plans … Family right ? hahaha But honestly, He prioritized his work for this coming christmas and I think that is fine with me,  We have some stuff that sometimes we aren’t agreed about it. My parents are so old and to not see them will be my greatest mistake I will ever do …. I love my parents so much , regardless of imperfection  I will always love them and as long as they live in this word no one could ever break my love for them, My love for my parents is Unbreakable likewise for my Husband and my kids. Today and everyday I am grateful , grateful about everything I have , I may not have true friends , ( I would still love to believe that somehow I may still have — true friends ) but I don’t feel that anymore, As a traveller I just past by through people’s life , some made me happy and some gave an good impact  to my life and some had have given me lessons and tears … some had chosen to gave hurtful words and in everything in between I didn’t react And I chose not to react at all, Some would asked how am I ? I just simply say I’m Fine though deep inside I am hurt… Because maybe I taught them how to treat me so If I am hurt or wronged by someone — blame to myself,  I feel okey about it, because in the first place I never expect anything in people… And to those special ones stayed despite distance, when opportunity comes, we at least  see each other and visit each other wherever in the world  …  To those mis-contrued my friendship I came to the point that I don’t care anymore and don’t want to hurt my feelings no more, I am Like a soldier that is always prepared to be watchful and  prayerful, careful for my own soul that I believe that Evil is more contagious than Good just as disease are more infectious than health. I am grateful to have parents, loving husband and 2 CHildren and I am grateful because  I have God in my life. I don’t go to church or preach people but I am happy to have God in my life and I am very grateful each day…………. and I wish the best for everyone !

Prunes

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I am one of prunes or plums fanatics … Thanks to a strangers who helped us order our foods in a restaurant , These prunes taste really so good with sweet sticky rice fillings, honey and caramel and each piece are rolled on sesame seeds.

Sound sweets ? yes … Prunes or plums can actually makes people happier.

 

 

 

Simple brunch

img_5038img_5041A simple brunch at home sweet home. I was craving danggit and dried squid (famous dried sea food) from Cebu City. Unfortunately, I haven’t eaten them for a year. I’m still lucky enough to find Tuyo here in China, I have got one pack of tuyo to subtitute danggit and dried squid which i was just desiring last night. There is a Filipino shop in Shenzhen where I am able to order and buy Filipino products through the internet. I prepared our brunch quietly and I didn’t mind the smell while frying tuyo. If you happen to not know, tuyo is a typical Filipino dried sardines and it has a smelly odor and we Filipinos  can’t live without … I was worried about my husband because he does not like the smell of tuyo, so while he is away, I was really in a hurry and I’d profit the time and quickly fried those tuyo. When he came back, he didn’t say any word, I was so happy about it. Then we had a simple feast …

Homemade Tiramisu

img_4969img_4968If you happen to not know, I love Tiramisu !!!!! Tiramisu is meant to be eaten … Yes! this is what you called oh life oh life oh life !…. Y to the UMMY !!! It just hard to refuse …. It’s a homemade Tiramisu made by my loving husband … Later on, I shall share step by step how to make Tiramisu. Allow me first to eat and enjoy this moment …. B to the URP …

Maloles

img_4947img_4945img_4946I love maloles, In case you haven’t heard about it … shoes are very simple , comfortable to wear yet elegant!

Maloles Miracosta is the favoured designer of fans of luxury pumps, wedge sandals and feminine heels who don’t take themselves too seriously. The Spanish-born designer, previously a fashion writer for Elle and Vogue, took the plunge and launched her very own brand of shoes in Paris in 2004. The “Zoé” pump has been a must-have piece for all self-respecting shoe-aholics since 2005. Maloles introduces humour into her designs while paying unerring attention to even the tiniest of details. All her shoes are manufactured in Alicante, Spain, and sold in high-class boutiques in London, New York and Paris. Six thousand pairs were sold in the summer of 2006 alone — making Maloles a force to be reckoned with in the fashion world.

Green beans with shrimps stir-fry

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Green beans with Shrimps stir-fry

• 1/2 kilo green beans ( cut beans or use food processor to saves so much time. )

• 300 grams shrimps

• 3 table spoon peanut oil

• 4 clove garlic (minced)

• 2 thumbs ginger (minced)

• black pepper powder and salt to taste

Directions :

In a saute pan high heat, add peanut oil, green beans about 3 minutes, then add shrimps, garlic and ginger. don’t forget to add pepper and salt to taste, stir-fry all together until cooked. Remove immediately from the pan and serve hot !

 

Shrimps stir-fry

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Shrimps stir-fry

• 1/2 kilo shrimps

• 1 spoon unsalted butter

• 4 clove garlic (minced)

• black pepper powder and salt to taste

Directions :

In a saute pan high heat, add butter, shrimps pepper and salt to taste,  stir-fry all together until cooked. Remove immediately from the pan and serve hot !

Bread

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let’s bake a bread! It’s easier than you think !

• 500 grams flour
• 70 grams sugar
• 20 grams dried instant yeast
• 1 tsp salt
• 60 grams butter ( soften the butter )
• 2 eggs
• 1 glass of milk
• extra flour
• ( 1 egg yolk + 2 spoon of milk ) you will use this later on just before baking for a shiny, golden crust.

procedure :

In a large bowl , mix the flour, yeast, sugar, salt.

add the butter , eggs and slowly pour the milk and use your kneader machine or hand to mix all the ingredients.

Add flour if needed, Wait till the dough become elastic , and let it rise for 1-2 hour room temperature.

Set the oven temperature 200 degrees.

Prepare your baking mold or baking pan and grease.
Place the dough and set aside for another more 20 minutes.

brush and spread the egg yolk at the bottom of the bread to gives shiny look when baked.

Lower the oven temperature 150 degrees and place your bread inside the oven and bake it for 30 minutes.

Remove the bread from the oven.

let it cool for 10 minutes and remove the bread from the mold. Allow the bread to completely cool before storing.

Shrouded Agony

DSC_0881.JPGChristmas vacation is one of the best thing in my Life. I look forward to visiting home again soon. For me, there is a mixed feeling of being happy and down at the same time. Honestly, I don’t even know how to write and I don’t even know where to start… but nevermind. I have a sister who is mentally ill. Sometimes I feel that having a sister with mental ill is something that is so embarrassing, something to be ashamed of, when it isn’t at all. I don’t know what went wrong in her life… Love life somewhat made her frail and she had never overcome heart break which causes serious depression till she lost her mind and entirely gave up reality. I know my parents suffered a lot for my ill sister. There are precious memories bumping in and sometimes I just can’t help it but cry … my eldest sister used to be a clever and a beautiful person that i’d known. There are things I learned from my sister. When we were young, she took care of us and our other younger siblings. I still remember, she had taught me to wore nice clothes and read books as well cooking and sewing. She was like a mother to me. I love and miss listening to all of her stories. When she got sick, I was there and I’d always support her, I’ve been there by her side to simply just listen to her. I was the only one who has been patience to all of her capriciousness. But then growing up wasn’t that simple, I needed to have my own life which leads to our separation. I went to abroad to work and settling down wasn’t on my planned but hail Mary, full of grace, I’ve got settled. It’s been years has gone by I accepted that she is not the person that I used to know. She has her own world now and it’s heartbreaking to see her condition. But I always thank GOD despite her illness, she’s still able to recognize each of us, she even knows when our birthdays are … my mother took care of her after a long year of spending her life in the hospital. There are times that she acts normal but most of the time and days she is just another person. There is not a day that goes by that i don’t think of her. she’s always on my mind and she won’t leave me … I know it’s just my brain … and it’s just hard to deal life when you know one part of your life is gone forever… I am still grateful that somehow I can communicate and I still get to talk to her. Everytime I visit home, she would always love to request her favourite food and other things… we would sit around the table and eat, drink together, have our coffee time , eat our favourite junk food … we would listen to music. We would have our normal conversation, she would always talk about her past and things that actually never happened nor existed. Then hours later, without any given moment she will laugh and then there she goes … another person…. I can’t believe that she gave up her life, she gave up Reality… I have many rhetorical questions in my mind… and I just live with it… I never say goodbye to her because it’s the hardest part … Saying goodbye to anyone is always the hardest thing to do … and sometimes it’s more than tough to ditch thinking about her future. As we all know that Future is unpredictable. And yes undeniable, it is a tearful thing which in fact made me strong and I have learned to keep going when facing a problem.

Pork chop

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A simple fried pork chop recipe.

Ingredients :

• 500 grams pork chop
• 1/2 cup ketchup
• 1/4 cup dark soy sauce
• 2 tbs white vinegar                                                       • 2 tbs lime juice
• 2 tbs sugar
• 4 clove chopped garlic
• 1 tsp salt
• 1 tsp black pepper powder

here is my way making my pork chop.
In a container combine all the ingredients, chill inside the fridge for 2 days.

Medium heat the frying pan and place 5 spoon of cooking oil then heat it up. Fried the marinated meat, medium heat 5-8 minutes on each side. Cover the pan while frying the meat. When the pork are done, remove from the pan and cut between 1/2 inch to 1 inches. Place your cooked pork chop in a serving plate , don’t forget to add pops color , tomatoes, cucumber and salad to looks more appealing.

serve with steam rice or steam green beans.

White radish salad

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Hi there! I made white radish salad and i would love to share my own recipe.

first step : wash the radish, peeled and shred. rinse the shredded radish thoroughly. drain well and squeeze out excess water.

to make the salad you’ll need :

• 1 whole shredded white radish

•1 pcs. tomato chopped into dice

• 1 shredded carrot

• 1/2 cup unsalted peanuts

• cilantro

Sauce :

• one small bowl

• 6 tbs 🍋lime juice

•6 tbs fish sauce

• 2 tbs sugar

• 2 – 4 pcs red chillis

in a big clean bowl combine all the ingredients & put the sauce on then mix and chill for 30 minutes inside the fridge and serve cold!

Fruit salad

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I am a fan of fruit salad , fruit salad is my all time favourite dessert back home. I have my own version like everyone else…

Ingredients :

• 2 can of 820g fruits cocktails (drained)
• 1 can 350g nestle condensed (concentrate milk) if you want to cut the sweetness, decrease the concentrate milk.
• 1 can 300g nestle cream ( or whipping cream )
• 2 big fresh pink lady apple (cut into dice)
• 3 spoon dried raisins.

All you have to do is combine all the ingredients, stir gently and let it chill.

Serve cold and Enjoy! It’s more than easy !

Buckwheat crepes

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I want to share something that i like to eat, Galette salée in french, it is best known specialities from the west region of France. It is similar to sweet crepes but the galette salée are cooked salty. (Salée means salty) It is something that we eat for lunch or dinner.

To make the galette(crepes) you will need :

• 250 grams of buckwheat flour
• 1 egg
• 1/2 tsp salt
• 1/2 tsp black pepper powder.
• 1/2 liter of water
= in a bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix until the batter is smooth. Rest at least 2-3 hour inside the fridge.

Fillings:

ham
cheese
egg

*you can add any type of fillings of your choice*

Prepare your flat pan and greeze with butter over medium heat.
Pour 1/2 cup of batter in the center of the pan then rotate until the batter is spread, wait till it start to bubble.
Place your Ham egg and cheese , pinch of salt and black pepper powder.
Fold the galette(crepe) and let it melt the cheese.
Remove from the pan and serve hot…

Give it a try, it is easy and simple. tchin-tchin !!!