Our turn now…

Well, it’s our turn now – today, the 3rd Sunday in June is Father’s Day. The mums already had their turn on the 2nd Sunday in May and we had a simple steamboat lunch at home to celebrate the auspicious occasion. My girl insists on some kind of celebration today but no, we are not ready to go out for lunch or dinner yet so we will have to come out with something ourselves at home.

Now that they have relaxed the lockdown somewhat, I guess we can have it in the evening – as always, we are inviting my sister to join us and she will be able to go home after that. Before this, everyone would have to be home and must stay home by 7.00 p.m.

We loved the Aussie wagyu steaks that we had not too long ago…

Aussie wagyu steak

…and even though we have finished the three packs that I bought, my missus did manage to grab a few more from another place and we still have some in the freezer. I am not all that keen on having individual steaks again so I am suggesting grilling two slabs onlyΒ  and cutting the meat into small bite-size pieces for us to share and we can have something else at the same time.

I went to that place that sells all the frozen stuff and bought these…

New Zealand lamb

– one rack of lamb (RM57.04), lamb foreshanks, two in a pack (RM20.71) and a pack of lamb shoulder chops (RM24.47), all New Zealand grass-fed and I told the ladies to pick one and cook for our dinner.

We had the lamb rack in September last year and it was very good…

New ZEaland rack of lamb

…so I think we shall have it again. We did have the lamb shanks not too long ago, for our Christmas dinner.

I also bought a dozen of these scallops (RM12.99 for half a dozen)…


…and we can serve those as well.

I’m thinking of having a pasta dish too and of course, we shall be having a salad or two. At this point in time, we have not decided yet what we shall have for dessert. We’ll see! I guess there will be enough to go round and we shall not be going to bed hungry.

A VERY HAPPY FATHER’S DAY to all you dads out there! Hopefully, we shall all have a delightful day – after all, it only comes once in a year. Cheers!!!

Author: suituapui

Ancient relic but very young at heart. Enjoys food and cooking...and travelling and being with friends.

9 thoughts on “Our turn now…”

  1. From the description of what you bought and what you had in mind to cook, I can bet it will be a very scrumptious dinner.. Hope you have a wonderful time enjoying the meal with your loved ones.

    Happy Father’s Day to you, Arthur….πŸŽ‚πŸŽŠπŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽˆπŸŽˆ

    Thanks. Happy Father’s Day to your hubby too!

  2. I have never had any idea what Aussie wagyu taste like. I wish I could have a bite.

    Happy Father’s day to you.

    There’s a youtube video where the two guys ate and compared Japanese and Aussie wagyu – their verdict, Japanese wagyu has a more tender texture and a nicer flavour but one can only eat two bites, too fat – all those streaks of white while the Aussie one is nice too, may not be as nice but one can go on eating a lot of it. You can click the link here and watch!

  3. Wow. Sir, where did you get the half shell scallops? Never seen it in sibu before πŸ˜€

    CCK, the outlet beside PANSAR. Dunno if they have it elsewhere or not. I thought they looked real nice and it wasn’t expensive so I grabbed a dozen. Not bad, worth buying!

  4. Those are nice cuts! Love them and Happy Fathers day to you too!

    Thanks and the same to you. Posts on the actual day coming up real soon!

  5. Ooh, that wagyu looks super.

    It was good. Not so the second time we had it, will need more practice in grilling to get it just right, the way we like it.

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