Thursday, August 13, 2009

Salmon Porridge with Asparagus and Tomato

I just love adding fish into Sarah’s menu, more over it’s a Salmon that with a packed full of nutrients; I guess it won’t be a bad idea to cook it once more.

This lazy mommy had chosen a simple way to cook the Salmon – by just fry it with some butter together with asparagus and tomato…



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Outcome:

Oh no, I’ve forgotten to add some lemon juice on the Salmon, so it turned out a bit fishy. How can I afford to leave out such an important step?

And for me, the butter’s taste does not blend well with Salmon; I think I better stick with sunflower-oil next time.

Sarah was unable to finish the meal…was she feeling full or she just don’t like it? Anyway, I will give this porridge another try tomorrow and only then decide whether

15 comments:

mumsgather said...

I'm even more lazy. I shred the salmon, then I chop some carrots and garlic and throw them all into the pot with the rice to make the porridge. And no, it doesn't taste or smell fishy.

LittleLamb said...

long long time i nver cook porridge already cos philip JUST dont want to eat porridge.....

but he likes soup n noodles....rice and EGG

Merryn said...

I really salute you. You try everything!

Joanne, I've got a domain for my craft blog. Can you relink your blogroll as the old feeder wont give you updates dy.. my new add is
http://www.crafty-crafted.com

thank you.

MommyAngel said...

I thought butter should taste well with the salmon?? Hhhmmm ...... but bravo to you joanne, I think all the dish you have cooked for Sarah really deserves a big applause :) At least she is willing to try everything that you have cooked. How I wish my Angel should be less picky like Sarah :)

Mummy Moon said...

I never buy salmon and cook at home... Where you normally buy? I wish to try it out. I read from some parenting magazies and get to know that asparagus is actually not so suitable for kids and preggie mummy... But I am not so sure about that. You can goggle search and check it out when you free.

Sarah's Daddy and Mommy said...

Caroline:
Yalor, thats what I thought too..is like two western food combined together, should be nice mah hor. But I think it taste weird lor. But my fren suggested maybe I can bake it with butter. It taste better.
Thank you so much for your comment Caroline. Actually I am not good in cooking, but I am lucky that Sarah willing to eat the food I cook. Therefore I think Sarah deserves a big applause.
For me, I think Angel is not that picky in food. She eats a lot of food that you cooked.

Merryn:
I am glad that Sarah also quite "adventurous" in terms of food, therefore she encourages me to try everything..hehe.
ok ok, I will update your blog add. Thanks ya!

Rachel:
Maybe Philip doesnt like the soft texture of the porridge.
Philip also likes soup base noodle? Same like Sarah.

MG:
Hai, long time did not see you in my blog. Anyway, thanks for dropping by.
Adding garlic into porridge? Good tips. I shall do it next time. Thanks!

MeRy said...

Not bad....salmon with porridge. I Never saw salmon in the wet market at my place here.Dun think is avail...Normally I will cook Fish Fillet with spring onion + ginger,served with either rice/porridge.Taste yummy. Or u can try cook fish fillet with Black Bean + Leek.It also yummy.

Ley Mei said...

never try to cook asparagus before.. not sure how to deal with it.. perhaps i will give it a try when both gals recover from flu later ( now they have no appetite to makan even..)

little prince's mummy said...

Lovely meal!

Little Kit Boy said...

wah..both salmon and asparagus are also very nutritious..I hv never thought of matching both together. What a good try. Keep it up, Sarah's Mommy. I'll learn from you here.

Sarah's Daddy and Mommy said...

Jenny:
Thanks for your encouragement Jenny. I will surely keep up my work.
We learn from each other ya.

Kylie:
Thanks!

Mery:
Erm, maybe salmon seldom available at wet market, how about you find it at supermarket..
Fish fillet fried with ginger and spring onion? Good idea. Thanks!

MommyAngel said...

I see .... baked with butter not the same with cook with butter ah? I think bake with butter should be nice too :) I hope that Sarah will love it this round :)

Oh no, Angel is definitely a picky eater coz not all the food I cook she would eat it like last time before she turns picky! But now maybe I know what food she likes and avoid the food she dislikes so she is ok with her food so far la. Can you imagine that day we went to buffet and the chef cooked her a delicious fried mee, she doesn't want to eat them at all? Then only we found out that she doesn't wants to eat yellow mee @_@ Picky or not???????

Sarah's Daddy and Mommy said...

Caroline:
I think so gua, maybe bake and fried is a different method, so it will affect the result altho using the same ingredient.
For Sarah, since she doesnt love the butter salmon, I just cook the salmon porridge with some garlic, mixed veges and walla, she likes it. Lucky me!
Mommy always knows the best for their baby. It is good that you know which food to avoid so that Angel would eat her food.
oo..She doesnt like yellow mee? I guess because of its taste?

Mummy Gwen said...

Yeah..next time you should just use the sunflower oil. Maybe add some shredded ginger too to get rid off the fishy smell?

Sarah's Daddy and Mommy said...

Mommy Gwen:
Yeap, I think frying it using cooking oil is so much better.
Thanks for your tips. Ginger works perfectly with getting rid of the fishy smell.