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Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Face To Face Wiz Da Kitchenz

I decided to create a separate blog just for food / kuih muih / other recipes. Food doesnt seem to jive well with my Musings of A Home Diva blog...macam tak kena je topic dia.

I have always been drawn to ...recipe books!!! hahaha...eversince I got married more than a decade ago. But work (excuse la ni..) has always been in the way for me to really nuture my interest into passion in pow-wow cookin'. Now that I am a homemaker, I hope to make a difference in this part of my life. I am not a newbie in da kitchenz (sebab dah lama hidup kan..?), though I can never laud myself even as half the expert as some of my friends are. No one has 'kojol' yet from consuming the food I prepared, so I guess that's okay then? :)

I will start posting the recipes once I have settled down nicely in AUH! Which reminds me...I need a nice camera for the pics eh..? Not just a simple digital camera? ...hello, significant half who might be reading this...hint hint *wink* :)

9 comments:

Madam Tai Tai said...

"No one has 'kojol' yet" - that one's hilarious! You had laughing pegang perut ni..

Congrats on the new blog and look forward to visiting daily during this puasa month!

Madam Tai Tai said...

ooopss..you had me laughing..

U.Lee said...

Hello Waterlily, to thank you for your kind thoughts and gesture re the 'tag'....I present you my favorite cake...the recipie.
Hope you like it.
Call me if you make it, ha ha. Thanks and have a great Hari Raya. Best regards, Lee.

Pineapple Pound Cake.
1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained, divided.

1/2 cup vegetable shortening
1 cup butter or margarine (2 sticks)
2 cups granulated sugar
6 large eggs
3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar

Put 3/4 cup undrained pineapple with its juice in a small bowl; set aside. Drain remaining pineapple and measure 1 cup; set aside.

Cream shortening, butter, and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition. Sift flour and baking powder together; add to creamed mixture, 1 large spoonful at a time, alternately with milk.

Add vanilla; stir in 3/4 cup undrained pineapple with juice and blend well. Pour batter into a well greased and floured 10-inch tube pan. Place in cold oven. Turn oven to 325∞ and bake for 1 1/2 hours, or until top springs back when touched lightly with finger.

Let pineapple pound cake stand for few minutes in pan. Run knife around edges to loosen and remove pineapple cake carefully to a rack. Combine butter, confectioners' sugar, and about 1 cup drained pineapple. Pour pineapple sauce over cake while still hot.

Selamat Hari Raya, Lee.

Waterlily said...

MTT

Thanks for hopping by. I hope I will be very very dilligent in posting the recipes here (and in cooking too!).

As I've said, I will start posting the recipe once I'm settled in AUH.

p/s Ya lah, so far belum ada yang 'kojol' lagi...hahahaha..

Waterlily said...

Uncle Lee

I am speechless...but honoured nonetheless! That you have shared a recipe with me on this blog.

Thanks. Err..got photo of this cake?

Cheers Uncle Lee - stay cool.

Dalam Dakapan Ibu said...

Hi Waterlily,

Congrats on this 2nd home of yours! I love bloghopping to foodies blogs... though I seldom cook & tak pandai pun..hehehe..

I'll keep coming here for the recipes :)

Waterlily said...

DDI

Thanks. If you have some recipes to share, you can post them here too!

Cheers!

jabishah said...

Hi Waterlily,
Congrats on your new home here. Cepatlah post. Nak idea buka puasa ni...
BTW, I have food blog too which is rather slow nowadays. Feel free to try the recipe. My intention of the blog is definitely for my girls. Klu dah kawin nanti nak masak utk hubby masing2, refer blog mama. Tak payah kejap2 nak call to masak itu ini.. (like what im doing now with my mom) Mama & Papa nak honeymoon around the world. Hahahaha!

Waterlily said...

Thanks Ja

Am about to post a recipe now. Baru sat tadi amik gambar. Dah tu camera digital kan, so tak cantik sangat kalau amik gambar dekat.

Anyway, thanks for hopping by. Cheers!