SHC Private Home Cooking Services – Part 6

Simple Beef Stew – presented by Jean Lim, Saturday, 10 July 2021 @ 10:30am

Jean is always prepping food for eg Potluck, Annual Fundraiser, church or community event.  Cooking is her PASSION… Her dish was fantastic – nothing but rave reviews and compliments throughout the event or her private home dining.

Her session covers her 4 simple ingredients cooking demo in video plus sharing and discussion with participants on What is the secret to a Good Stew?

Do view her video presentation, Jean can be reached at WhatsApp +65 9226 4911.

Today is our final session for this Zoom event.  Once again, thank you so much for your enthusiastic participation, this morning we had a marvelous response of 23 participants.  Till we meet again…

SallyF

Past LINK:-

PART 1 – https://silverhairsclub.com/?p=43356

PART 2 – https://silverhairsclub.com/?p=43607

PART 3 – https://silverhairsclub.com/?p=43697

PART 4 – https://silverhairsclub.com/?p=43756

PART 5 – https://silverhairsclub.com/?p=43846

SHC Private Home Cooking Services – Part 5

Grab ‘n’ Go – presented by Ms Marlene Yap, Saturday, 26 June 2021 @ 10:30am

Why Grab n Go?  Ms Marlene Yap, being a Diet Freak herself, talks about her unique offering of freshness, pictorial appeal, quick service, portable packaging, value and healthy options – another direction that is hassle-free than dine-in meals, but just as enjoyable.

Marlene’s MOTTO – Principles of healthy Eating…  Demand for Quality Ingredients!

Nowadays, consumers are more discerning than ever before.  They tend to spend more on their food if they know the finished product are made of imported ingredients, maintain ethical and ensure their meals are healthy and freshly made.  Marlene’s cooking style is fuss-free and zero wastage. She loves merging cuisine and creating fusion recipes…

Her recommendation for today – Homemade Premium XO Sauce – with an umami flavour, commonly used as an enhancer or table condiments.

Do view her video presentation, Ms Marlene Yap can be reached at WhatsApp 96795008.

Once again, calling all avid foodies, do come forward to host and share with us your specialty on Home Cooking/Dining Services…

Past LINK:-

PART 1 – https://silverhairsclub.com/?p=43356

PART 2 – https://silverhairsclub.com/?p=43607

PART 3 – https://silverhairsclub.com/?p=43697

PART 4 – https://silverhairsclub.com/?p=43756

SallyF

SHC Private Home Cooking Services – Part 4

Penang Heritage Hainanese Stewed Chicken – Saturday, 19 June 2021 @ 10:30am

Catherine Soon also known as Malyne Suen do have a good knowledge on Peranakan Cuisine – one of the first known fusion cuisines.  Like all foodies’ enthusiast – she stepped into the kitchen and expose to cooking at a young age.

We have an ardent audience of 15 participants this morning with Catherine Soon showcasing her Hainanese Mother-in-law passed down recipe learnt from those Hailam Ah Kor of yesteryears.  This Chicken Stew is a one pot meal – a form of comfort food that is easy enough for the whole family and a favourite to all and it can be taken on its own or with steamed rice.

Do view her video presentation to get more insights on how to prep this stew. Ms Catherine Soon can be reached on the Weekly Tuesday Zoom Peranakan & Asian Cuisine at 10:30am.

Once again, calling all avid foodies, do come forward to host and share with us your specialty on Home Cooking/Dining Services…

Past LINK:-

PART 1 – https://silverhairsclub.com/?p=43356

PART 2 – https://silverhairsclub.com/?p=43607

PART 3 – https://silverhairsclub.com/?p=43697

SallyF

SHC Private Home Cooking Services – Part 3

Premium Hakka Style Yong Tau Foo – Saturday, 13 June 2021 @ 10:30am

This morning session hosted by Ms Lesley Low has great response of 15 participants – introducing her passed down recipes to her from her Hakka Mother-in-law many years ago.

A brief introduction about this enthusiastic lady – being retired but refuse to laze around have never stop her from what she enjoyed most – COOKING…

What brought her here is, being able to showcase her specialty. A traditional household dish usually consists of tofu stuffed with minced pork or fish that is first seared on both sides then braised in a sauce made from rich stock brewing in a charcoal stove.

To get more info on how to contact her. Please view this 30 mins video presentation.  Ms Lesley can be reached via What’sApp.

Calling all avid foodies, do come forward to host and share with us – what you can do to make our heart grows fonder… it is the envy of most Asians and a truly food lover’s paradise.

Past LINK:-

PART 1 – https://silverhairsclub.com/?p=43356

PART 2 – https://silverhairsclub.com/?p=43607

SallyF

SHC Private Home Cooking Services – Part 2

This week session [05 June 2021] is hosted by Ms Josephine Wong – another one of our SHC foodie cum private chef. Went to SHATEC to build her foundation… who has an ardent interest in food – eats not only out of hunger but also as a hobby – someone who enjoys cooking for family and pleasure.

This day, she shares with us her passion…

I am sure we do have many more like-minded SHCians who are very good in cooking.  Food is one of the most powerful connective tools we have. To build our bonds over a meal – FOOD indeed is a shared cultural product.

Do come forward to host and share with us what your family and friends like most.

PART 1 – https://silverhairsclub.com/?p=43356

SallyF

 

 

SilverHairsClub Forum via WordPress – 22 May 2021

This forum is an online “meeting place” and it is used to engage with others or groups of the same interest gather together so they can discuss or debate, share knowledge and communicate with others about something or provide useful information.  It is like a message board, where members create a POST and can hold conversations in the form of posted messages.

The Club provides a forum for SHCians interested to network with others. Today, session is indeed fruitful.  Terence has arranged it to enable more SHCian to be engaging and create awareness on their current activities.   Based on the recent feedback survey, numerous members do have difficulty in accessing the forum.

One member quoted – I am still blur what WordPress is – Simply put, WordPress is web publishing software SHC use to create her own website or blog.

How does forum work? A user creates a post.  That post can be accessed by other users at any time. It can contain questions, opinions, images, videos, link and more. Users can respond to the post, which creates a dialogue other user can participate in also known as a Thread.

Thanks to Terence, Howard, Yoon Chin n Steve… we are here to share – please click on the video link to view more… We highly encourage members to register in Silverhairsclub.com and be a Contributor.

Keep a lookout for the next session…

Sally Foo


Have a look at our 2nd session on SHC Forum via WordPress held on Wednesday, 26 May 2021.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=x_1xqRW7Fr8&t=17s

BTO flats options for Seniors

BTO Flats, for Seniors, was presented by Jasmine Wong, on Sat 20 Mar 2021 9pm on SHC Zoom. For members who missed the session, below is the LIVE record. JasmineW is the EO for Monday Lunchchat. Got any queries about the presentation, join her at 1pm. Sign in to Zoom for free. Zoom details:

www.zoom.us
Meeting ID 417 852 5736
Passw shc.

Terence Seah

Bedok Mall Zonal Lunch – 18 December 2020

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This is SHC 3rd Zonal Meeting – though a little late in posting in the Silverhairsclub.com website, I must say being the EO for the Bedok Mall Zonal lunch at Buddy Hoagies on 18 Dec was heartwarming and rewarding.

The cosy ambiance at Buddy Hoagies adds to the beauty of the members relaxing and enjoying their chit chats, Some of us met for a first time, but talk like old friends.  During chats, some members found out that they have similar interest and kakis were discovered.  As for me, in addition to meeting zoom friends personally, a reunion with old buddies Dolly n Catherine Ho from 15 years ago.

Food was delicious and value for its price, especially when comes with complimentary garlic bread, soup & a drink.  Thanks so much, Chan Keng Ngee and Dolly Lim for organising the several zonal groups island wide.  Both supported  each zone’s ‘start up’ gathering by physically being there with each zone’s EO and its members.  It was great that a few members from the other zones joined us at the Bedok Mall Zonal lunch too.  Members from other zones are encouraged to join, have fun, and to widen our circle of friends which is a vision of Silverhairsclub.com.

Now that a group of 8 pax are allowed, I look forward to have makan and minum kopi with more members.

Agnes Seow

ANG POW Origami – easy & personalised CNY Decorations

Lunar New Year is just around the corner – so we better bulldoze our way to spruce up our home with beautiful handmade décor.  Head to your storeroom to dig out past red packets and be hands-on on paper folding a form or Origami.

If you are looking for quality time with your grandchildren, why not ZOOM in and let’s share this unique decorations using Ang Pow – might do a passable job making the place look festive, nothing spells effort like making your own CNY décor.

Demo by EO Catherine Soon. Join us tonight, Thursday, 04 February @ 8:00pm.

You can easily get the materials at home…

Usual Materials Required: –

  • Red Packets (different colours)
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Regular Scissors
  • Scissors with fun shape (optional)
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Stapler
  • Cardboard

Catherine Soon aka Malyne

A Fruitful Outing to Kampung Kampus – Home of GUI

Saturday, 23rd January 2021

A group of 6 members consist of ChanKN, MelissaK, FredaL, JasmineW, VincentH and DollyL visited to GUI (Ground-Up Initiative) Singapore 21st Century “School of Life’ in a nature-inspired campus this morning guided as promised by DennisH which ended with fantastic lunch there too.

Each and every one was extremely excited along with way while DennisH patiently guiding and showing us his very own vermicomposting project.  Vermicomposting is a decomposition process by which various species of worms are used to convert organic materials (usually wastes) into humus-like material known as vermin-compost which can possibly use on farms.

Followed by to a quick look at a self-made kitchen where one can enroll in baking.  Today, they were baking pineapple tarts and pizza using traditional Tabun oven – a clay oven, shaped like a truncated cone, with an opening at the bottom from which to stoke the fire…  Fascinating is the word that I wanted to use to describe this.

Then, a walk to vegetable garden plot whereby vegetables and spices are being grown there.  As usual, shopping seems to be always an interest to us, so some bought organic veggies, gingers and chikus at a reasonable price.

Next, we saw a group of volunteers washing lots of plastic bottles and containers for recycling.  Currently, they are only able to use #2 – HDPE (High-Density Polyethylene) plastic most commonly used and is considered one of the safest forms of plastic.  Was told that they are in the midst of asking for funding to procure a machine to be able to recycle other different types of plastics.  Good Luck.. Type #2 plastic after washed can be re-make into coaster for cups and kettle holders.

GUI also make sure that kids are not being left out too, we strolled along another plot of land whereby playground were built into look-alike construction site (kids’ version) so that these kids were given hands-on working experience together with adults.  Along the way, we noticed Woodcraft classes being conducted.

I am sure that we had covered almost everything we wanted to know or maybe I can hear my stomach calling out for lunch.  WaHaHa… LUNCH TIME!!!

We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to DennisH whom had given us much of his informative details and the patience he had shown as we were busy taking many photos.

DollyL

Learn and share the new app “Signal”. Say 16 Jan 2021 8.30pm. RSVP only.

Whatsapp is widely used by Singaporeans. Today, Facebook has bought over Whatsapp. A new app “Signal” is here, with more than 10m users. And it works like Whatsapp.

What does this mean? Will our personal data be secure? Will we have to pay for whatsapp soon? How to use Signal? How to transfer Whatsapp contacts and messages to Signal?

I am no expert in Signal. But as SHC members, we can share how to use Signal and what these changes mean to us.

Tonight we have a Zoom session to share this new App Signal.

No entry after 9.05 pm. Whatsapp RSVP “Signal” to 9489 4360.

Venue: SHC Zoom. ID 714 852 5738. For password, check with your group leader.
Date:. Sat 16 Jan 2021.
Registration starts: 8.45 pm. First and Last name, mic and video required for participation.
Session starts: 9.00 pm sharp.
Session ends: 10 30 pm.

Terence Seah

Weekly Mandarin Chit chat Session-Monday @10:30am

Fun way to learn Mandarin on the GO!

A get-together session in speaking the language on anything under the sun, understanding each other better and of course building stronger friendship ties especially in this covid-19.

Mistakes to avoid – Chinese character do have multiple pronunciation and meaning. Some will treat as a joke and laugh it off and some will treat it seriously and get offended.

We are here to improve more conversational Mandarin at the same time know more of our Chinese Culture and customary Practice…

Please join me on every Monday.

Vivian Lai

Weekly Karaoke Sessions

Love Singing or Listening to songs?

At SHC’s weekly Zoom sessions. You can either get ready to sing your YouTube songs or select songs and listen to others singing. You can also simply come to enjoy listening to songs selected by enthusiastic Members. So join in the FUN….

Karaoke Crooners: Every Monday & Tuesday from 09:00pm – 11:00pm

Room 1 – Mandarin/Hokkien session

Room 2 – English Session

Room 3 – Cantonese Session

EOs: Cheryl Tiong / Vincent Hee

Weekly ENTREPRENEUR Zoom Mtg – Sunday @ 10:00am

Thank you to all SHC members for your time joining me in the Entrepreneur last zoom session on 10 Jan 2021.I shared with members how to generate ideas. An idea is to address a pain or gap.

I used Rest.com.sg as an example. Rest.com.sg is an online portal for advertiser to place their ads at an affordable price.

Currently, most online ads are control by big techs. There are also many types of payments. Not many SMEs and startups have the financial resources to place ads on those current online social media.  Thus Rest.com.sg is to address this gap.

During the next session, I will share with members how to validate your idea.
Also next session, will have the honor to let our member, Dennis H, to share more info for a complimentary tour of GUI.

Please do zoom in this Sunday 17 Jan.
Till we meet again, have a great week ahead.

Treasure Hunt 23 Jan 2021 (Sat)

Treasure Hunt Season 2
EO: Vincent Hee

Date : 23 Jan 2021 (Sat)
Venue: Clementi Mall
Time: 9.00am to 6.00pm

Prizes: $10 x 4 NTUC vouchers for the winning team. Runners – up get premium chocolate bars.

To participate :

1) Register : Form groups of two or four and WhatsApp names to

  • Vincent Hee : 9186 8698
  • Anne Choi
  • Jasmine Wong

2) Report : On site in front of Clementi Mall and WhatsApp your group photo with backdrop to receive the 10 locations photos from the official of your choice. Following your findings, all ten photos should be send back to the same official. This is to ensure smooth tabulation.

3) Please note, the start time will click off right after you received all the ten photos.

4) Last or final photo must be taken with your whole group. All the participants must be in the picture to qualify for the end time.

5) Happy Hunting. Good luck.

Vouchers contributed by Daniel Chan, chocolates by Vincent, and Zero Coke from Terence.

Thanks to Daniel and Vincent and Terence for encouraging participation with the prizes.

Zonal Meeting @ NEX – 28 December 2020

Our 4th Hangout at Food Junction – NEX with EO Melissa Khng assisted by ChanKN [from 11:30am to 03:00pm].

Our darling, EO Melissa, was there at 10:45am, putting bag, water bottles to chop 3 section of 6-pax seating arrangement to ensure that all members can be seated comfortably upon their arrival.  But, regret to say that at times, situation just not in our favour, so, very unreluctantly, we finally decided to say bye bye to 1 section as the lunch crowds kept increasing and every eyes were staring at our sides liao… paiseh lah!

At strike of 12.15pm, members were seen coming towards us with Melissa busy allocating seats for them since there was only 9 seats reserved instead of the original 15.  Then came a member with shiny armour (Bobby Bok) had graciously offered to buy each and every member a drink.  Sue Chan and Lina Ng were also sharp enough to spot on another table near to us to make the group complete in 1 corner.  It was indeed a show of cooperation among these members to ensure a safe distancing.

What happened next – Aiyo!!!  Of cos, chatting, networking and taking of photos lah.. and not forgetting our lunches too.  It was indeed an afternoon well spent.  Till we meet again…

Cheers!
Dolly Lim

A Blessed and Bountiful 2021 New Year!

On behalf of Terence and all Moderators, Admins, EOs and Group Leaders

Today is the end of 2020 and tomorrow will be the beginning of our own 365-page book… No one can go back in time to change what has happened. So work on your present to make yourself a Wonderful Future

Be PROUD of, one that excites – one that you are not itching to get to the end of….

Be RIDICULOUSLY happy to wake up and be a part of every single day…

After all, we are the writer of our own life to blow our own mind……

Here is a TOAST to all our futures, to our past, definitely to all our friends far and near. May our SHCians remains as a family filled with joy and sunshine…

Looking forward to more greetings n wishes from each and every one through this page and let us know we care… Do pen down your wishes here…….

Sally Foo

VintageRadio.sg

VintageRadio.SG is digital radio station whose mission is to bring back the good old days from the 50s to 70s through a curated programme of content and music.

Recently, Lydia and I were at their office to record the 2021 countdown. We were so delighted and thankful for the opportunity to co-host with the iconic radio and TV personality Mr Brian Richmond.

It was a wonderful experience and we enjoyed every minute working with the professionals. We had a shout out of Silverhairsclub.com.

Come! tune in to Vintage radio.sg on 31st December at 4pm to catch our show as we shared more of our favourite singers during our younger days and ring in the New Year.

Agnes Seow

 

 

Monthly Gathering : 27 December 2020 (2.00pm to 5.00pm)

Monthly Gathering amidst the Zoom Holiday – Keen? Well, I am and if you also as keen as I do.  Let’s keep 27 December 2020 from 2.00pm to 5.00pm for this…. See you soon ya…

Do join us on the last Sunday Gathering of Year 2020. Bring along your own kakis to chit-chat or celebrate this year end inside Main Room or a Private Room either to reminisce year 2020 on what is your greatest achievement or happy moments in sharing with your SHC Buddies : You name and you have it lor..

So this happened to be on 3rd day of Christmas… be it a partridge, 2 turtle doves and 3 French hen… tell us what your loved ones sent to you or have done for u…

But of course, if you have any other suggestions, share with me lor… otherwise, this is a free-for-all meeting. Looking forward to C U all this Sunday.

EO – Dolly Lim

German Christmas Market – Wednesday, 23 December 2020 @ 8:00pm

Hi and an advance Merry Christmas everyone…

During this festive season, wish to share my 2014 German Christmas markets trip which I hope one day you may consider taking this trip too, when we can finally travel.

Compiled into 5 short videos with lively Christmas carols as background music, will show the cities visited, from Frankfurt to Rottenburg, Numerberg, Weimar, Eisenach, Erfurt, Dresden and ending in Berlin.

Do zoom in and join me on Wed, 23rd, 8pm sharp.

Invitations to investment, property and MLM seminars are not allowed in SHC activities

Dear members,

Sometimes, chat-group members are invited to special seminars. However, some seminars put pressure on the guests to buy investment products. Other invitations serve as phone number collections.

WhatsApp group chats are set up for sharing important issues among SHC members.

For members in the investing business, pls seek admin approval. If the intention is to sell investment products, I require this intention to be made clear and upfront to members.

MLM and property seminars and related advertising are not allowed to be mentioned or conducted in all club activities.

Face to face seminars can also be conducted over SHC Zoom, at no charge.

Kindly observe this announcement. Thank you.

Terence Seah

SHC Treasure Hunt – Saturday, 28 November 2020 – FINAL RESULT

Now, the results of the Treasure Hunt. In order of merit…

1st Place               WATERMELON – leads the race to finish in 1 hr 8 minutes

2nd Place              KIWI – just after 4 minutes to end it in 1 hr 12 minutes

3rd Place              AJIV – was slowed down on their 9th item but manage to finish 1 hr 21 minutes

4th Place              BANANA – last but not least though exhausted managed to clock 1 hr 41 minutes

Kudos to All TEAM MEMBERS for all the effort and positive thinking. We don’t think this race would have been possible without your true participation. You Guys n Gals deserve a treat!

Looking forward to more great adventures from SHC Members…

Sally Foo

Zonal Meeting – Kopitiam @ Hillion, Bukit Panjang – 30 November 2020

This is our 2nd Zonal Meeting that we organized in Kopitiam @ Hillion located in Bukit Panjang – a good place for gathering, offering many varieties of food and beverages which can catered for every members’ whims and fancies.

Both WK Cheng and myself were there as early as 11:15am followed by the rest of the participating members at different time interval. WK Cheng couldn’t resist the food court spread and decided to start the ball rolling…

Below is the list of participating members: –

  1. KN Chan (EO)
  2. WK Cheng
  3. Dolly Lim
  4. Sandra Chuah
  5. Nellie
  6. Melissa Khng
  7. Doreen Ong
  8. Barbara Ong
  9. Marie Chong
  10. Sherry Wong
  11. Sue Chan (taking much effort to attend despite of her busy work schedule).

The group had a fantastic and enjoyable time with new members whom we met for the first time.  Many shared their interests and mingled around.  Not forgetting social distancing and was well maintained between the members. Kudos to all….  A big THUMBs-up!

MarieC, thank you so much for sharing your homemade Apple Enzyme Drinks – love her initiative appalling effort to bring along her own glasses, cups and bottles for this tasting session.  She goes the extra mile to highlight us the advantages of consuming such drinks.  Regrettably, due to her current work schedule, she is unable to conduct a Zoom session to intro the enzyme drinks.  Nonetheless, she had graciously agreed to share her secret recipes with us.  Looking forward to receiving it.

BarbaraO also introduces us Lingzhi Coffee (less sugar and no sugar) – she mentioned this beverage works wonder for most people especially great for health benefits which I lost track while busy socializing with the members.  Feel free to look for her for further information.

Other discussion during this meet up were our Zoom and Telegram correspondence making this event more fruitful and some know-how techniques were covered.

We definitely hope more members will engage in this Zonal Meeting at their respective zones – An absolute support like we did in Bukit Panjang Zone.  Looking forward to other zonal meet up, as far as or maybe near as, Hougang, Tiong Bahru, Bukit Batok, Yishun and the Eastern part of Singapore making this Zonal a HAPPENING…

Chan Keng Ngee

SHC Treasure Hunt – Saturday, 28 November 2020

Our very first physical race on a lovely Saturday.  In total, we have 4 Teams of 4 participants each – namely, AJIV, WATERMELON, BANANA and KIWI – a combination of male and females.

This activity was created to encourage walking as a form of exercise cum teambuilding – as we see quite a number of energetic and enthusiastic members doing such walk on a regular basis.

Feeling energetic is a key to happiness and studies do show that you will feel much better not only about yourself but when you feel exhausted, overwhelmed and blue – a completed task DONE will probably gives you the sensation of relief.

Treasure Hunt is a game organized by Terence who prepares a list of 10 images taken at Marina Barrage.  Being a tracker myself, upon arrival on site, these images will be forwarded to the respective Team Leader to start their Hunting Race – the goal is to be the first team to complete the list.  Players take photographs of the listed items and post it back to me.  In return, I will take note of each treasure found and recorded the timing from my mobile and compile it to get the total time taken to complete their task.

Feedback from the Hunt Racers – fun with laughter and engaging as a team but sweaty and tiresome.  At the end of the race, some continued to enjoy the serenity of Marina Barrage with kite flying and thereafter a wholesome dinner – isn’t that what we call ??…

The HUNT has been set for 3 days and we still have up to Monday to complete the race and result will be announced on Tuesday noon, 01 December 2020.

Sally Foo

 

Conversational Cooking – “All you need to know about BEEF”, 26 November 2020 @ 10:30am

Video presentation is ready for viewing….

Slow-roasted Whole Steamship Round

TOPIC Discussion

1. Presentation on How to choose the PERFECT Cut of BEEF

FUNDAMENTAL KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  1. Common breed of Beef Cattle
  2. Explain on Inspection vs Grading
  3. Different types of Cattle Feed
  4. Identify Beef Cuts
  • Difference between Porterhouse Steak vs T-Bone Steak – both have the best of both world which is the tenderloin and the sirloin

Porterhouse Steaks – cut from the rear end of the short loin, contain a bigger section of tenderloin along with a large strip steak

T-bone Steaks – cut closer to the front, contain a smaller section of tenderloin

2. BASIC BEEF TERMINOLOGY

  • Marbling – refers to the white specks of intramuscular fat in each meat cut, it adds great flavour and can be an indicator of how good the beef is.  Cattle raised on grain will have more marbling than grass-fed.
  • Three types of Beef Grading in USA

Prime – highest quality, features beautiful red meat laced with thin pattern of white fat. This type of beef on the market makes up only 2-3% of available consumable beef – most expensive cuts

Choice – high quality, widely available beef (top 54% quality), but has less marbling than Prime. Choice roasts and steaks from the loin and rib will be very tender, juicy, and flavorful and are suited for dry-heat cooking

Select – is very uniform in quality and normally leaner than the higher grade. It will lack in flavour coz less marbling.

Certified Angus Beef (CAB) – Cattle have consistent, high quality beef with superior taste. Do not confused Angus Beef with CAB (cannot be legally used by an establishment that is not licensed to do so.

  • Wagyu – simply means Japanese Cow, there are 4 breeds native to Japan. One of the breeds is genetically unique – it has this crazy marbling of fat on inside of muscle tissue – so integrated within the muscle.
  • Kobe – specific product from a specific place, cattle are hand-fed using high-energy feed including beer and beer mash, to ensure tenderness and high fat content. Also hand-massage to reduce stress.
  • Grass-Fed – cattle raised exclusively on forage.
  • Grain-Fed – cattle raised primarily on forage but “finished” in a feedlot with grains to fatten them.
  • Organic – cattle raised without added hormones, pesticides or other chemicals
  • Antibiotic-Free – animals were not given antibiotics in their feed, in their water, or by injection.

3. RECIPES – using

4. FAQ

  • Do you have a lot of cooking equipment? How often do you use it all? Do you have any pieces of equipment that you rarely ever use?

ANSWER – some loves cooking and never fail to purchase the best equipment to make the cooking journey more pleasurable. Some after a while due to age catching up or hardly cook, left their well-equipped pots n pans as white elephant.

So do dig up your storeroom or kitchen cabinet and drag them all out to give them a new lease of life.

Inspirational Quote

Having the most essential cooking tools in your cupboard will make your life so much easier…

Sally Foo

 

Conversational Cooking – Food Product “Specification & Differences” – EO Sally Foo – 19 Nov 2020

Thank you to all supporters during this session, Video presentation for your viewing…

TOPIC we talk about…

  1. Presentation on Food Production – Specification & Differences on Shellfish
    • Production Specification on IQF (Individual Quick Frozen) products in packaging
    • Identifying the sex of lobster & Crab
    • Differences between Aquaculture vs Wild-Caught
    • Lobster Myths exposed
    • Types of Lobster – Warm Water vs Cold Water Lobster: What’s the Difference?

 Gordon Ramsay demonstrates How to Cook the Perfect Lobsterhttps://youtu.be/kR5Qnq7X1GU

 FAQ

  • Have you tried cooking food from another culture? What did you prepare? How was it?
  • Is it cost-effective to do your own cooking? Can you save money by cooking?
  • Would you rather do the cooking or do the washing up afterwards?

ANSWER: – I hardly cook; cook only simple food; not much explore to other culture cuisine; cost saving if they cook at home; some rather cook and other rather wash; minority got no choice and have to do both cook & wash…

  1. Eric Neo Salmon Satay with Pineapple & Raisin Salsahttps://youtu.be/Fx30P3zjVEg
  2. Common Culinary Terminology starting with “E & F”
  • Emulsify– to blend two liquids like oil and water
  • Fillet– to cut a portion of meat or fish
  • Flambé– to drizzle a flammable spirit over a food while its cooking, to ignite the just before serving
  • Fold– to incorporate an ingredient, such as whipped cream or beaten egg white, with a careful motion that retains air [over-and-under motion]

Inspirational Quote

There is no end to learning, but there are many beginnings – Tim Johnson

Treasure Hunt at Marina Barrage, 28, 29 or 30 Nov 2020

1. SHC Treasure Hunt is planned as a monthly event.  Its objectives are:

A. Encourage team building, in line with SHC objective of providing a platform for Sporeans over 45 to meet friends.

B. Encourage walking as a form of exercise.

2.  Details:
A. Open to SHC members only.
B. Participants in groups of 2 or 4.
C. Dates: Sat 28 Nov, Sun 29 Nov or Mon 30 Nov. Your choice of 3 days.
D. Time: 8am to 8 pm. Your choice.  You can start any time.
E. There are 10 items eg lamp post, POI, signs, plants, etc.

3. Procedure:
A. All items found must include a picture of at least 1 team member.
B. The 1st item must show all 2 or 4 members. The time received by the judge is your start time. 
C. The last 10th item is the ending time. Here, total time is calculated.  The last item must show 2 or 4 members of the team.
D. Every item is unique eg lamp post number.
E. Team leader, plse whatsapp 9489 4360 rsvp with number of people and text “Treasure Hunt 2 or 4”.

4.  Winner:
A. Shortest total time.
B. All 10 items must be photo’d and whatsapp to the judge, continuously item by item.
C. Results: Tue noon.
D. Prize: a of refreshing drink to be shared by team.
E. Judges will be announced soon. They will track the items and photos from home.
F. For clarification, come join Zoom morning breakfast 7.30 am or Lunch chat 1pm.

Terence Seah

Conversational Cooking – “The Ultimate Guide to Pork Cuts” – EO Sally Foo – 12 Nov 2020

Thank you all for the support…
Video presentation showcase – All you need to know about PORK – The Ultimate Guide to Pork Cuts – shared amongst our SHC participants.

TOPIC DISCUSSION of the Day
1. In many Cultures, women cook more than men. Why? Who did most of the cooking when you were growing up?
– Most of the participants’ feedback is WOMEN, remembering those were the days in the 60s where home kitchen is Mom’s territory – Dad goes to work while Mom stays home to raise the children and keep the house.
– A couple of participants mentioned hubby n brother, these ladies are the fortunate ones who do not have to wreck their brains but just savour instead.
– For me, professional kitchens still male dominated and women are doing such amazing stuff still fighting to get recognized in the culinary industry.

2. Recipe Sharing, all pork related…
Hakka Braised Pork Belly with Mei Caihttps://youtu.be/orqRkqYYTQY
Sweet n Sour Pork with Pineapplehttps://youtu.be/dzu6E19sXSg
Chef Eric Teo – https://youtu.be/MQVRRtez9rg
Grilled Thai Pork Jowl/Neckhttps://spicepaw.com/2020/08/11/grilled-thai-pork-jowl-pork-neck/ 

3. Common Culinary Terminology – starting with “D”
Dash – 1/8″ teaspoon.
Deglaze – to dissolve browned food residue in a hot pan with liquid
Dice – To cut into small pieces, usually ¼” to 1/8”
Dollop – A spoonful of a semi-solid food, like whipped cream or mashed potatoes, placed on top of another food
Dredge – To lightly coat uncooked food with a dry mixture, eg flour, cornmeal, or bread crumbs, to be pan fried or sautéed
Dress – To coat foods with a sauce, such as salad
Drizzle – To pour liquid back and forth over a dish in a fine stream, usually melted butter, oil, syrup, or melted chocolate
Dust – To coat lightly with a powdery ingredient, such as confectioners’ sugar or cocoa

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