Fresh flavours: Prawn Laksa

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Fresh.”

Call it strange, call it convenient, but this week’s “Fresh” Photo Challenge happened to coincide with the very weekend I was considering preparing a Prawn Laksa for dinner.

There is just so much to love about classic South-East Asian flavours such as lime, chilli, fish sauce and coconut – the perfect fusion of sour, hot, salty and sweet. I’ll admit I took a shortcut and used a store-bought paste, but the results were still tastebud-tingling terrific (even if I do say so myself)!

I don’t cook fresh seafood all that often, so in case I don’t do so again for a while, this will also be…

My pick for OhMyGlai!’s Flavour of Month for April: Prawn/Shrimp

Poetic hat trick #1

To mix things up a bit and add a fun, creative dynamic to my blogging, I decided to take up Writing 201 (Poetry).

Today’s assignment suggested water as the theme, haiku as the form, and simile the device. Here goes nothing…

Seafood on my plate;
Like the waters of your home:
Warm, salty, blissful