Tuesday, January 2, 2018



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Fluffy and marshmallowy Pavlova with fresh berries and greek yogurt. 

Individual serving of mini Pavlova, Roasted Chicken, Sweet corn soup and Blue pea flower Gin Tonic for 2.

After having the tete-a tete for Christmas....its time to bring together the Clan to celebrate the year end and welcome the New Year 2018

The Appetiser: 
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a cheese board with my favourite creamy Camemert and creamy Brie with accompaniments of seedless sweet grapes, dried apricots, Meiji crackers and almonds.
Drink:  Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2016

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My homemade mini Chicken Pie..

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Strawberries, cucumber and mint cooler

The Mains:
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"How dare you do that........stop showing off your breast"... Hahaha
Roasted Chicken with roasted corn, beetroot and carrot

and of course Roasted potatoes with Rosemary..

Scotch Eggs cooked by Santarina...

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Credits to: Serena for the Spaghetti with Bolognese sauce, Sister Yoke for Fried Meehoon, my eldest sister for the  "all party must have dish" -Curry Chicken. There were also 2 fresh salads  and a mixed veggie stir-fry.

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I also baked a Leek and Bacon Quiche and a Caramelised Onions Quiche.

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We forgotten to take this out of the oven during the feast and it ended up being part of  the dessert course!  

The Dessert: 
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Old School Agar-Agar with Egg in Pandan juice made by my sister-in-law, Serena.

My Panettone and a moist soft Christmas Fruit Cake given by my sister Vicky from Australia..(sorry Vicky we forgot to take a photo). Not forgetting some Herbal Jelly (Kwai Lin Go) made by my sister-in-law Evon. 

The Clan:

The smartest dressed guy for the party....

the youngest party-goer who brought along  unexpected gifts.... more pizzas.. 

busy, busy busy...

The grand dames.... the oldest persons at the party....

Santarina without her costume this year ... presents for the New Year instead. 

Lights and Shadow-play 

His favourite game.... chasing my BiBi.....

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What a wonderful way to welcome the New Year....always with loved ones and family.