I don’t think I will have much time to post over here as I just discovered that my inlaws actually expect me to bring foods for their gathering. *sweats* I had told them earlier that I won’t be doing much because my hubby works even on New Year’s eve and I do not want the hassle of fighting with the crowds to buy all the foodstuffs all by myself. I thought they are doing a pot luck party as one of them is having a housewarming. But oh no….my eldest sister-in-law said they thought I am going to get the foods enough for 40 pax. Whatever happened to communication.
Yeah…they will get to eat alright. Vegetable dishes and sausage rice (to feed my own kids). Maybe I will need to throw in some farfalle vongole aka butterfly shape pasta fried with chili lala in cans.
I don’t know to be proud that they think I am so dependable or be pissed that they think I am
doormat superwoman. Never mind, Chinese New Year is only once a year and it was my late mother-in-law who bequeath the ‘authority’ of family gatherings to my hubby who is her youngest son. So, let me see what I can dished up for 40 pax with brocolli, carrots, cauliflower, capsicums and some waxed ducks and sausages.
It will be an adventurous Chinese New Year, just like some celebrity chef – reality show to me. Oh ya, did I tell you that I have no plans on what to prepare for the reunion dinner too? Which is officially today! Never mind, for that I have enough pomfrets (tau tay fish) and large prawns in the freezer to pig out on.
Let me wish all readers and faithful subscriber of Food Haven :
KEONG HEE HUAT CHYE ( hokkien dialect)
GUNG HEI FATT CHOY (cantonese)
GONG XI FA CAI (mandarin)