This weekend was spent dodging the rain and keeping it slow and regular. Veggie Victory is located inside Freedom Park. I attempted the tofu and vegetable meat suya…yes there’s something like vegetable meat. Suya is a Nigerian meal of meat marinated with spices on a skewer…my choices have been tofu and veggie meat. I additionally had eforiro which is a Nigerian meal of veggies mixed with several types of meat…on this case, vegetable meat and for starch, I had the concoction rice which was a mixture of all types of rice – fried, Jollof and blended…from this meal selections, which I now feel have been really greedy selections, you possibly can inform I was too excited I needed to order everything on the menu. My neatest thing there was the tofu suya.
Finally…I replicate on how I bought into this “chinoiserie” part, and notice its seeds were probably sown during my many trips to Vietnam, and while I imagine that my two years work on my picture e-book Hầu Đồng: The Spirit Mediums of Viet Nam influenced my aesthetic appreciation for Sino-Vietnamese ethnic fashion (whether or not ao dai, cheongsam and the resplendent tunics worn by the spirit mediums in the course of the ceremonies, I additionally dabbled in photographing pals willing to pose for my digicam, reminiscent of Trần Hiền Trang standing in the courtyard of a Chinese Assembly Hall in Hoi An (below).
A part of me thought that is the more motive to do extra awareness but another part is giving me time to take care of the loss first…I have been maintaining myself busy, finishing up with experiences from my psychological well being consciousness tour in Nigeria , dealing with loss in my family and preparing for my subsequent trip this week.
Etc.: The garden is in full swing. I’ve tomatoes coming out of my ears! Talking of ears, the corn has ears now too! I’m not sure when they are going to be prepared to select, but it’s so thrilling to have a brand new vegetable within the yard. Also ripening are the figs, cucumbers and zucchini. Nonetheless pending potatoes (possibly) and hot peppers. Interestingly, this 12 months I had a number of volunteer squash and tomatoes (aka, they replanted themselves from seeds from final year) and they are truly bearing fruits! I’ve canned common tomatoes and tomato salsa and can in all probability do another batch of canning subsequent month, seemingly tomato sauce and/or more plain tomatoes.
In Tangra area, you do get Pork Wonton Chow for breakfast. They call it Singaara Chow as a result of an assortment of singara”, or wontons, are positioned on high of freshly made chow and served with a sprinkle of spring onions. Simple to make, simple on the stomach. But the tip I had promised the silkiest wontons, and I adopted my intestine instincts and asked my fellow pork-loving buddies to meet up on a vivid Sunday morning. Round 10 am within the morning, I am standing in front of Chinese language Kali Temple, China Town, and ready for R&R (the two stooges to my third), understanding all the time that A&D are at the place already.