Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Thursday, August 21, 2008
This is another ordinary recipe post I want to share with all of you hereStir fry mix vege with chicken meat...
A pack of Baby corns - cut into 2
Carrot - Cut into pcs
Few pcs Black mushroom - Soak it till soft with water & slice it
Few pcs black fungus ('muk yee') - Soak it till soft with water & slice it
Few pcs deep fried beancurd ('taufu pok') - Cut into small pcs
Some chicken meats - Cut into small pcs & marinate with some light soy sauce & cornflour
Some chopped garlics
1 tbsp of Vegetarian Oyster Sauce
1 tsp of light soy sauce
Half tsp of Maggi seasoning sauce
1 cup of water
1 tsp of corn flour(mix with some water)
Half tsp of sesame oil
1 tbsp of cooking oil
Some sugar & salt to taste
Heat the wok & add in some oil. Stir fry the black mushroom till fragrance & dish up.
Then, add all the cooking oil & sautee the chopped garlics till fragrance & add in the marinate chicken meat. Stir fry it for awhile.
After that, add the carrots, babycorns, black fungus, fried beancurd & black mushroom...
Follow by light soy sauce, maggi seasoning, oyster sauce & sesame oil. Stir-fry it & then add in water. Simmer it for 5mins & add sugar & salt to taste.
Finally, add in the mix cornflour & stir it.
Dish up & serve with hot rice.
A very healthy dish...
For those vegetarian, thy can remove the chicken & substitute the garlic with slice ginger...
Monday, August 18, 2008
Well done for him!...
Perhaps mayb this is t only medal Malaysia get from this Olympic...I'm sure he vy vy pressured since Saturday after he manage to go to final...So, we should not blame for his poor performance... I think he also dun wan this to happen...Right?
His competitor is world's top badminton single player so of course he play very very well...Here I should admit that Lin Dan move & respond very fast than our player...Congratulation too to Lin Dan....
Thursday, August 14, 2008
Why I'm so happy? Because I'm oso one of the borrowers... Unbelievable, right?
Dun worry here I attach a copy from New Straits Times today about this good news....
PUTRAJAYA: The new service fee for National Higher Education Corporation loans is now a flat rate of one per cent, down from three to five per cent
They include all future and existing borrowers as well as those servicing their loans following the completion of their studies.
Students applying for loans before the new system is implemented will have their applications processed and approved according to existing rates and an adjustment will be made later when the new system is developed by December.
Previously, the administration fee for PTPTN undergraduate borrowers was three per cent while the charges for postgraduate study loans were fixed at five per cent.
The matter was brought before the council to determine whether the fee was syariah-compliant.
In meeting syariah requirements, the fee must be entirely for service charges.
In line with the change, Khaled said new agreements would be issued to all borrowers by early next year. They will then have one month to complete the new agreement and return them to PTPTN.
"If a borrower fails to do this, he will continue to service his loan under the old rate."
Now u should believe lor... Let's party!
Monday, August 11, 2008
I think some of you still didn't heard about this Hungry Ghost Festival...Actually it is quite alike with Halloween for American..& this Ghost Festival is for chinese... The Festival of the Hungry ghosts is on the seventh moon in the Chinese lunar calendar...This year it drop on the month of August...Actually I myself also not quite sure the exact meaning for this festival... So, I just search it online & find this interesting fact about this festival...So, for those who never heard or not quite sure about this festival, here are the fact i would like to share with you here...
"Hungry Ghost festival is a popular occasion that is taken very seriously by the Chinese. This festival that falls on the 7th month of the lunar New Year is celebrated mainly in China and other countries like Singapore & Malaysia. It is believed by the Chinese that during this month, the gates of hell are opened to free the hungry ghosts who then wander to seek food on Earth. Some even think that the ghosts would seek revenge on those who had wronged them in their lives. The reason why the Chinese celebrate this festival is to remember their dead family members and pay tribute to them. They also feel that offering food to the deceased appeases them and wards off bad luck.
Another belief among the Chinese is that the dead return to visit their living relatives during the 7th month and thus they prepare a sumptuous meal for the ‘hungry ghosts’. The Chinese feel that they have to satisfy the ghosts in order to get good fortune and luck in their lives.
During the 7th month, the Chinese offer prayers to the deceased relatives and burn joss sticks. In Singapore, it is a common sight to see entertaining ‘wayang’ shows and concerts performed on outdoor stages in some neighborhoods. These events are always held at night. There is a belief that this entertainment would please those wandering ghosts.
An interesting superstition that the Chinese have about the festival is that it is bad to go swimming during the 7th month. They think that an evil ghost might cause you to drown in the swimming pool. In addition to this, children are also advised to return home early and not to wander around alone at night. This belief is due to the reason that the wandering ghosts might possess children.
Offerings to the Dead
The Chinese also do a lot of offerings to the deceased. These offerings are made by burning fake money notes, which are also known as ‘hell money’ and even paper television or radio sets. Some families also burn paper houses & cars to give to their dead relatives. The Chinese feel that these offerings reach the ghosts and help them live comfortably in their world.
The Chinese regard the 15th of the month as an important date to give a feast to the ghosts. On this date, the family will cook a lot of dishes and offer them to the deceased. This is done to please the ghosts and also to gain good luck for the family. 15 days after the feast, the festival will be over, as the Chinese believe that the ghosts return back to where they come from."