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Childhood Food

I think everyone's got one...or two hot childhood fave home-made food. I've got too many coz just like everyone else, I happen to think that my mom is the best cook EVA! EVA EVA EVARRRR...

But she doesn't cook much now coz she says that it is tiring for her to cook and besides, all her kids are no longer living with her and she thinks it is a waste of time to cook for just 2 people. I think that is a complete waste of talent.

Anyway, I'll name two of my favourite childhood food. One, is fattening as hell sugar-coated donuts. I know they're sinful as anything you can ever imagine. All that sugar and all that carbohydrates. But when you are a kid, you don't worry so much about how much weight you put on or if your backside is going to sag. It more or less happens around the teenage years, if I do remember correctly.

The second one is another sinful indulgence....buttery pancake. It has to be with lots and lots and lots and lots and lots of butter because that is the only way you are going to make the outer edges of the pancake savory and crispy (we always eat the outsides first - all around it).

When we come home from school, the smell of donuts being deep-friend in a pool of oil or pancake simmering over low heat in the kitchen often send us kids into a frenzy. We pop into the kitchen every so often to ask, 'Is it ready yet?' and if we get really impatient, my mom would have to bring them out to the dining table and then run back in to finish more batches. As we wolf them down, mom replenishes them. Sometimes, we leave poor mom with nothing.

Terrible kids, we were. :-)

Image credit: I found the picture of sugar-coated donuts here -->
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