For those in the US, how’s your Labor Day Weekend? Mine was great, even though I wasn’t exactly on Paleo bandwagon 100% to the boot but at least I made the most out of it.
As a typical Chinese wedding banquet, there were about 10 dishes total. I heard they already had their wedding at Northern California and they specifically flew down here so they could invite some of the relatives. Truthfully speaking, Hubby K didn’t even know them too well. In Chinese wedding, most of the guests usually are parents’ relatives or sometimes close friends rather than the groom/bride’s friends. The good thing about it is the groom and bride will make most of the banquet money back because in traditional Chinese wedding, guests usually bring cash gift instead of gift registry. Cool huh?
Fifth dish – Bitter vegetables with abalone, shiitake mushroom and sea cucumber doused in a very thick oyster sauce/soy sauce
Seventh dish – Steamed whole fish with soy sauce – Anyone of you scared eating an entire fish?
Some people couldn’t stand the idea of their dinner is staring back at them. Heh, as someone who grew up in a third world country, I could careless about it. Yep, I’ve ate chicken and fish from head to tail, but not beef and pork…yet!
Ninth dish – Some kind of dessert made from taro paste with ginko nuts and jujube (red dates). I only had a little bite of the nuts and the dates but that was it. It was very very sweet and I couldn’t handle it.
Ok wait the minute, there were only 9 dishes total? Hm, maybe the rules has changed already? Not sure. Anyway, there was no wedding cake since this was a pretty small wedding but I didn’t sweat it.
So apart from this, my typical eats were pretty similar one day to another. We are currently on a mission of fridge clean-up so my eats for the past couple days look something like these:
Breakfast/post WO meal
Today I only had baked sweet potato as my breakfast since we ran out of eggs.
When you had a wedding (or going to have a wedding), would you prefer cash gifts or gift registry?
I had cash gifts because I had a Chinese-style wedding 😀