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Behind the scene at Yas' Meat house.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 12:37 am     English  |  日本語

Another quick post!

I had never ever even imagined myself really looking forward to going to my dentist. Yes, to extract wisdom tooth – you know how it’d go afterwards. I’m more than happy to pull them out myself without anaesthetic at this point… Call me crazy, but I can’t wait for Monday. No more throbbing pain by wisdom tooth!! (oh wait, another wisdom teeth is scheduled 2 wks after that.)

SO. My plan is to eat and enjoy as much as I can before next Monday. Unfortunately things are pretty hectic, and 4 out of 6 occasions had to be missed out. So the last weekend was fully spent to catch up my friends and redeem my social life (if that ever exists ;p ) And here’s how it went on the last Sunday evening.

Can you tell what’s under the moisten kitchen paper?

Yes! Another home made Gyoza!

Well, I didn’t make them late at night this time, thank you very much. But my room sure looked like 2am alright. (All the celling lights have burnt out all at once and I can’t replace them myself!) My friends, Mayuri, Hisae and Lily were on their way to my place, but they were about one hour late. I went ahead and made 30 of them before they arrived. And shortly after they finally arrived, my kitchen turned into this.

Gyoza factory. It sure made us feel like we were only making 2 cents per dumpling at a sweatshop. ;p Well, this must be pretty much how it would look when I do my late night cooking though. Sad.

Carrot and orange salad with mustard & caramelised balsamic dressing.

A bit of break while the factory owner is away. Come back everyone, he’s coming back!!

We made 90 Gyoza – and we ate most of them. *burp*

Thai flavoured frid rice by Hisae, Buta Shabu Goma salad (Pork belly shabu shabu with sesame dressing.) and, well, didn’t quite turned out as great as Ellie’s, but rockmelon sago pudding for dessert.

Another week has started. I’m only hoping to get by fine until Monday with Nurofen plus. ughhhhhhh.

(Thanks Lily for missing pictures!)

Horraaaaay!! Eat Show and Tell has been nominated for the best food blog by Nuffnang Regional Blog Award 2009! Congratulations!! Please have a moment to visit the voting page and cast your vote for them!


13 comments for “Behind the scene at Yas' Meat house.”

  1. 90 gyoza? Wow!!

    Good luck on your dentist visit.

    Posted by KennyT | September 23, 2009, 3:00 am
  2. Gambatte with your wisdomm tooth! I think I had phantom sympathy wisdom pains but mine has now gone down again (it does that). And 90 gyozas? WOW! They look perfect-I think you’ll make some superb gyoza workers 😛

    Posted by Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella | September 23, 2009, 10:20 am
  3. Woah 90 gyozas?! That’s intense!! I guess I should expect any less from you! Lol. The feast looks great, especially love the look of the carrot & orange salad :)

    Posted by Betty | September 23, 2009, 2:03 pm
  4. lol. love the gyoza sweatshop reference. looks amazing as always, and oh yes the rockmelon sago was so delicious – a good one for dinner parties!

    Posted by Helen (grabyourfork) | September 23, 2009, 4:26 pm
  5. 90?! ZOMG you guys are MACHINES!

    Posted by chocolatesuze | September 23, 2009, 7:00 pm
  6. Hee hee gyoza sweatshop! Mann you guys do this every 2am? Awesomes!!

    Hee hee like the title too

    Posted by FFichiban | September 23, 2009, 9:52 pm
  7. Gyoza!!! Wish I can taste them. You are so humble. I am sure your sago dessert turned out equally nice!!

    Posted by Ellie | September 24, 2009, 10:17 am
  8. Congrats on the nomination! Those gyoza’s look so yummy! You are all so efficient!!

    Posted by clekitty | September 24, 2009, 12:25 pm
  9. It never ceases to amaze me the food that comes out of your kitchen, as much of a sweatshop it looked like this time around :)

    Such professional looking gyoza. I imagine that they would have tasted so good!

    Posted by Simon | September 26, 2009, 6:02 pm
  10. I had all 4 wisdom teeth out at the same time, but I was put to sleep. When I came out I couldn’t talk for 3 days! It was hell, not the pain, the not talking! Well I’m a woman, what can you say…

    Food looks great!! I love gyoza too!

    Posted by Kelly | September 26, 2009, 7:15 pm
  11. @KennyT
    Hehe Gyoza skin package contains 30 x 3. Dangerous stuff!

    Arigato Lorraine! hehe contagious wisdom pains!
    Now we all know where I make extra 2 cents per dumpling LOL

    Simply calculated, 22 gyoza per person! Oh wait, that’s not too many isn’t it….?

    Ohhh yes, though the one by Ellie was the best tasting! I can’t replicate the taste!

    We make them, eat them. Simply programmed to do so… LOL

    MEATHOUSE named after your comment! I like the sound of it, it’s like… fantasy world.

    I don’t know if it was a bit firm rockmelon that I got, but the texture was totally different! Yours is by far the best!

    Our gyoza making skill has improved than ever lol
    Oh the nomination goes for EST team, hope they’ll win!

    Hehehe thanks! I’m actually good at making the filling for gyoza! Ordinary Japanese dumplings are not seasoned much (as you dip them in a soy sauce anyway.) but I usually season them mildly so they taste good as is.

    Ahh Kelly from tastyjapan! Thanks for dropping by!
    Haha, but that’s the best way to be done isn’t it? Without all the fear of tooth being extracted! Hope mine goes smooth… brr.

    Posted by Yas | September 26, 2009, 10:32 pm
  12. Thanks for the shout out Yas. I think you should sign up for masterchef. You cooking and presentation skills are tops.

    Posted by Linda | September 29, 2009, 9:15 am
  13. @Linda
    No problem! I’m really hoping that you guys WILL win!
    Hahah me on masterchef sounds alot like a nightmare LOL I bet I’d trip and ruin everything upon entering room for the judge LOL

    Posted by Yas | October 1, 2009, 10:50 pm

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