Tristan’s Full Moon Celebration

Something different for a change, my first try at cooking cannelloni!
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I tried a very basic spinach and ricotta cannelloni recipe, it wasn’t too difficult but the squeezing of the filling into the cannelloni tubes was a little troublesome.

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I actually quite enjoyed this even though I think I was bit heavy on the tomato passata, next time I will be more light handed and perhaps try a more complex recipe with more procedures.

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When you see red hard boiled eggs, it means a baby has reached full moon (30 days). Tristan is officially a month old and Jo was finally free from confinement.

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We celebrated baby’s full moon the best way we know how, by eating and cooking lots! This is nasi kunyit, turmeric glutinous rice which is apparently a full moon dish, to be had with curry chicken and beef rendang.

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Traditional full moon goodies, ang koo kuih (ree tortoise cakes), glutinous rice cakes filled with sweet mung bean filling. I never used to like these much when they were plentiful in Kuching, but now that we seldom get to eat them, it’s become a novelty and I know the guests enjoyed them.

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Long lines of siu yuk which unfortunately were rather cold by the time the guests arrived.

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Baby’s full moon cake which was a black forest cake.

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Thank you to all the aunties and uncles who showered baby with lots of presents and cuddles. He was very happy that day being the center of attention.

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Baby Tristan is growing cuter by the day! This is his ‘what are you looking at?’ expression 🙂 Happy Full Moon baby Tristan, may you grow up to be a healthy and happy little boy!

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1 Response to “Tristan’s Full Moon Celebration”


  1. 1 slappedbygunk January 20, 2013 at 4:14 pm

    Haha Tristan’s so cute in his elephant outfit!


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