We can do it…

My cousin in Kuching sent word to me to tell me that they would be sending me their delightful fruit pudding via courier service…

The box

Usually, their mum would be the one making it but recently, she was not feeling too well – thank God the COVID-19 swab test came out negative and she recovered after a few days. That was why my cousin and her brother took over to make the pudding for Christmas under the mum’s strict supervision. Everyone who had the chance to try it was praising it to the skies.

The instant I opened the box…

Open

…I caught the whiff of the liquor used in the making – they always add a whole lot of rum, that I know.

They even sent me a greeting card…

Chinese New Year card

…enclosed inside the box. Oh dear!!! I had all the cards ready but I was not all that keen on going out to the post office to buy the stamps and posting them, not with the current situation here. I did send them one for Christmas though – things were not so bad then.

My cousin sure did a great job in packing the pudding…

Nicely wrapped

…with all the bubble wrap and air bags even, plus layers and layers of cling wrap!

I unwrapped it…

Fruit pudding from the Banggus for CNY

…for the photo shoot…and this is the view from the bottom…

Bottoms up

The festival is just a few days away so actually, I would not have to wait very long to cut and enjoy eating it. However, the fragrance was killing and I succumbed to the temptation – I ended up slicing it to try and boy!!! It was so very very good!!! I would not say it was exactly like the mum’s, despite her strict supervision. This one had a lighter cake texture unlike the mum’s heavier pudding texture but it was very nice in its own right. We loved it!!!

Thank you so much, Uncle Paul and Auntie Irene, Sabrina and Jude in Kuching, and not forgetting Imelda in KL. Fondest thoughts and a very Happy & Blessed Chinese New Year to all of you from all of us here in Sibu – take care and God bless always! #staysafe #staywell #stayhome

Author: suituapui

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

7 thoughts on “We can do it…”

  1. Wow! So nice of your cousins to make the cakes on behalf of their mother and send one to you. Did Melissa and your wife each have a slice too before you wrap the cake back with cling film?

    Yes, we all got to try a bit and yes, they loved it too!!! Indeed, it was so very sweet of them!

  2. Wow, looks so good. Luckily still in very good condition when it reaches you. Though a quiet CNY this year, you seem to have lots of goodies to enjoy like every other year. Take care and stay safe.

    You too! Yes, looking on the bright side, despite the sickening pandemic and the lockdown, we sure have a lot of things to enjoy.

  3. Awww…they are so good to have sent you this delectable treat. They even included a greeting card which is almost extinct now. Awesome.

    Yes, truly blessed, praise the Lord!

  4. So nice of them! Now you can enjoy a slice a day till Chinese New Year… hahaha..

    Indeed. No, I think I shall start of Chinese New Year’s Day and enjoy a slice a day till Chap Goh Meh!

  5. The pudding looks delicious. I like the blue and white plate you use to place the pudding.

    Did not receive any CNY cards this year 😦

    Maybe everyone not in the mood.

    I’ve another one – today’s post so two this year.

    The plate was a free gift of Jacobs but recently, they were selling the sets at a supermarket here – VERY expensive so I did not bother to add on to my collection.

  6. I really missed my mum’s fruit pudding this year.

    Thankfully, we still have my uncle’s wife who can make it and this year, she was coaching her children to take over. Not bad, they did fare very well…under their mum’s supervision.

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