Cameron Highlands Tea Plantation, Malaysia

Monday, April 13, 2009

Ruby Tuesday - My nephew's Birthday

No birthday party is complete without the celebratory cake. This fresh cappuccino flavoured cake is a huge hit and tasted great.

It was my nephew's 3rd birthday. Unlike the previous years, my sister threw a big birthday bash for her son. As times get tough, they can't afford to organise a large party this year, so it was pretty much of a low key celebration. A small scale party definitely keeps down expenses, waste, and messes. After all, not all children would recall their birthday parties when they grow up. It seems like the amount of food waste that usually goes into the trash can be pretty considerable. Apart from that, rubbish, empty or half filled plates, bowls, utensils, cans, desserts, and even toys are left lying around after the party is over. The last thing I ever want to do after hosting a grand birthday party is having to spend hours of cleaning up the mess left behind.

Only immediate families were invited to the party and my mom made some of the foods that are common favorites. Even though the affair was homely and small, we enjoyed it immensely.



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First Commenter - Lina

28 comments:

  1. FC!!! Wohooo!!!

    Looks like a good party to me. :)

    The most important thing is celebrating with family not where and how grand the party is. Right?

    Wish your nephew a Happy Birthday from me.

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  2. I love family parties! The food looks so yummy!

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  3. That cake is wonderful! I wish I could have tasted it too!! ;)

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  4. Oh, my, the cake is so enticing!
    What can I say, birthdays are all about food, hehee!

    Happy Birthday to your nephew.

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  5. Most important is your nephew is happy. :)

    I see food everywhere I'm starting to crave for food now. xD

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  6. Cute cake! Can I have a slice plz?? Hehe.. ;P

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  7. lina,
    yes, you're my FC for this post.

    We feel so blessed on this day to have our family healthy and close by.

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  8. Buzzing J,
    haha, you can rest assured it's in good hands. thanks for checking it out.

    :):)

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  9. Hi chris,
    thanks for dropping by. Happy Easter!

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  10. julia,
    the cake tasted absolutely heavenly.

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  11. Hi Marlene,
    All I know was that each bite of the food was heavenly.

    I am thankful that I have enough food and shelter every day. :)

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  12. JL,
    If it makes you feel any better you can come over here to tantalize your taste buds, if you can. :D

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  13. cashmere,
    you're more than welcome to join me if you can. :)

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  14. That's a lovely cake! And a sumptous spread of food..yum yum.

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  15. Mei Teng,
    y don't u come in and join the crowd?

    :)

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  16. *looks at my my lunch. stares at your spread* DAMN!

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  17. Home cooked food is the best these days. Heard of the deaths due to food poisoning from consuming food from hawker stalls in Singapore. :P

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  18. War...looks like you guys have a ball time huh! So many foods to makan. :D

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  19. That's a party! Wow with the cake and the foods are all thumbs up just looking at it! haha It made me crave to eat stuffs I shouldn't! Most foods I eat are homecooked, it's great indulging junkies at times. =P

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  20. the cappuccino cake looks so YUMMYYYY!!!!!

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  21. Happy Birthday! What a spread of yummy food! ;D

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  22. pizza for birthday, definitely my favorite choice. more cheese please! n belated happy birthday to him. :)

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  23. Well, if I get to go to KL, I'll contact you if I'm available xD

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