Monday, August 18, 2008

Another post about one of my favorite topics - FOOD!

I'm starting to think that I should have given this blog a name related to food. Jenny originally suggested "All this and an eggroll, too" as a blog name. I'm starting to think I should have gone with that. Oh well. (Interestingly, I haven't yet had an eggroll in Singapore, though I did have some spring rolls on Saturday. Maybe they are considered the same thing. Not sure.) Anyhow... I thought I'd share some photos of new foods we've tried in Singapore.

About a week and a half ago, our housing agent took us out for a wonderful meal at Jumbo Seafood at the East Coast, overlooking the Singapore Strait.

These two pictures show "otah"
(fish paste wrapped in a banana leaf). Pretty good warm but not so good after it cooled off.

Next we have chili crab. I thought it was excellent!! I made a mess but it was worth it.

Eric's favorite was the black pepper crab. I enjoyed it, too. I just liked the chili crab better.

We had several other dishes but I did not take photos. They were all wonderful but I was feeling slightly embarrassed about taking pictures of food so I stopped. Sorry to disappoint you. ;-)


  1. Ha Ha... yep.. You're makin' us drool over here! Love the pics... the crabs look amazing!

  2. you are making me hungry...the crab looks and sounds really good.

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  4. MMMM I love crab. You must be having a lot of fun.

    Thank-you for stopping by my page. I so appreciate your kind words of encouragement. Big hugs and may God greatly bless you and your family.

  5. The crab dishes look yummy! The fish paste on the other hand...not so much. I'm glad you're having fun tasting the local cuisine. I still want those pics of our dinner at Ambrosia. What a memorable night!

  6. starlene!

    it was so good to see you again (in your photos!) and hear about your singapore adventures! you have been on my mind a lot and i thought i would check out your blog. i thought of you too when they mentioned michael phelps trained at a singapore training center. let me know where i can email you...

    love, lisa

  7. Starlene!

    Is it any surprise to you that my first comment is under this section! Wish I was there to join you in your food adventures. Yummy!! John just called with your blog site info. I'm so, so glad to hear that you all are doing well and that I have a way to stay in touch. I'm so excited for you and will be praying for you all as you adjust to life in Singapore. What an incredible experience. Is your email up and working? When you get a chance, please send it my way - my kiddos would love to get in touch with yours.

  8. Monica, Jenileigh, Jenny, and Lenora - Thanks for stopping by and drooling over the food photos. I'll try to post more again soon.

    Lisa, Glad you found me. I e-mailed you.

    Vondella, LOL about the food comment. Yes, you and I have that same "interest," don't we? I'm glad you found me but I don't have your e-mail address. I hope you see this comment. I don't really want to put my e-mail address out on the net for anyone to see so... please ask John to ask Kristen to ask my mom for it. That was actually supposed to be part of the original message but I guess that part got lost. Oh well... hope we figure this all out soon.