On the other hand, we got together again for dinner on the actual day of Mother's day and celebrated a little with good food. My mom cooked her special "Sinampalukang Manok"(Chicken in Tamarind Soup) and my cousin made her homemade "Meat Lasagna". That day, I woke up to the smell of tamarind. It was so strong, I could smell it all the way in my room. My mom woke up early to go to China Town and Filipino market to buy some ingredients for her "Sinampalukang Manok". I know I should be doing the cooking since its her day but my mom has been planning to cook this for awhile now and she was really excited about it.
My mom also got me Chinese Pork Buns from China Town to eat for breakfast. They are oh soo goood! It's kind'a like a big sweet dinner roll stuffed with Chinese BBQ Pork.
The ones at the back are like Chinese Cinamon rolls. But instead of sugar and Cinnamon, it has sweet bean paste inside ^_^. It was really delicious too.
I seriously almost forgot to take a picture of my mom's "Sinampalukang Manok"(Chicken in Tamarind Soup) . She made a huge pot of it and this was the last bowl. All the adults ate it so fast.
You can see the tiny pieces of tamarind leaves that gave the this stew the sour flavor.
My cousin's "Meat Lasagna" is the best. She makes really good pasta dishes. It was just the right balance of creaminess and meatiness, if there are such words lol.
These might sound a weird combination to one time but the Tamarind Chicken stew was more for the adults and the Meat Lasagna was for the kids. And besides we don't care if our food match or not ^_^
How was your Mother's Day?