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Happy Belated Birthday!!!

Yikes! I just realised that I missed the 1 year anniversary of this blog!! I started this blog on July 6, 2006. Can’t believe that it’s been slightly over a year. Time flies….. Since I forgot to bake a cake to celebrate, I borrow my little girl’s 1st birthday cake : p

C's 1st birthday cake

Happy Belated Birthday, my dear blog!!

I started this blog for a couple of reasons. First, I was curious about this whole blogging thing that everyone is crazy about. And secondly, I wanted to document my food experiments so that one day I can look back & say Hey, I actually cooked that?

I’m kinda shy to say that I only started cooking about 5 yrs ago. Before that, I didn’t know how to cook unless you count cooking instant noodles as cooking : p Even my DH was a better cook than me!

Then abt 5 yrs ago, we moved to a place where the nearest decent chinese food was about an hours drive away & the nearest Malaysian restaurant was at least 600 miles (yes, 600 not typo)away. It’s true about the saying “absence makes a heart fonder”!! When we were living near a Malaysian restaurant, we never went there but since we’ve moved away, DH & I were craving for Malaysian food all the time. Since I was not working at that time, I decided why not I try to cook it for myself. I cooked my first dish & discovered that it wasn’t too difficult after all. It’s actually rather fun. And so my cooking journey goes on………

Now I look back & find that I’ve come a long way since my first dish. There’s still a lot of things I would love to learn like cake decorating, baking artisan bread etc….

This blog has been an encouragement for me to cook & bake more since I have to update it all the time. It’s been a challenge sometimes with a clingy toddler but hopefully I will continue to fill this blog up with lots of new food photos. : )

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  • Little Corner of Mine July 26, 2007, 3:17 pm

    Happy one year old blog! Wishing you many more years to come!

  • Blur Mommy July 26, 2007, 4:52 pm

    LCOM: Thanks for your wishes!! Your blog has been a big inspiration for me to keep cooking too : )

  • tigerfish July 26, 2007, 5:00 pm

    Happy Blog-day! Don’t have to be shy…I only started cooking 1+ year ago, almost the same time I started my blog 😀 I should learn from people with more years of experience.

  • WokkingMum July 27, 2007, 2:11 am

    Happy Anniversary!

    Me too started cooking not more than 3 yrs ago and my blog is also slightly over a year old – started end June. 😉

    Hope you keep on posting your great recipes! 😀

  • eastcoastlife July 27, 2007, 4:00 am

    Happy 1st Blogaversary! Woot! hahaha…..

    I can’t believe you live so far from eateries? I look for houses that are a few minutes walk from food. hehe….

  • Judy July 27, 2007, 11:01 am

    Happy bloggaversary! Wah, if you didn’t cook before, who did? 😛
    You’ve done really well.

  • Vern July 28, 2007, 2:00 am

    Happy blogaversary!! *puts on party hat, pops champagne, and throws confetti* =D

  • LA My Home July 28, 2007, 3:09 am

    happy 1 year old kookyculinary!

  • Blur Mommy July 28, 2007, 6:40 am

    tigerfish: wow, only 1+ yrs? U are doing such a great job! We learn from each other, ya? : )

    Wokking mum: TQ! Happy Anniversary to u too!

    eastcoastlife: TQ! Got a lot of angmoh eateries nearby but no Malaysian restaurantmah. : )

    Judy: Thks!! Used to eat out a lot..hehe…

    Vern: TQ TQ!! * blow party whistle, throw more confetti* hehe..

    lamyhome: Thks!

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