Since the winner of my V-Day contest wanted the heart ornament (I’ll post pictures of it in a little bit, after it’s had sufficient time to get to her in the mail…), I got to use the cute animal spoons! Last night the dining hall randomly decided to celebrate Chinese New Year five days too late…(it was kind of weird; I have no idea what their reasoning was…) The food was better than usual, and they had more authentic dishes (ha gow, siew mai, char siu bao, custard bao, fun se with wood ear, roast pork, pepper shrimp, etc etc) but it was still not of very good quality (for example, the skin on the roast pork was burned beyond recognition). Long story short, I ended up with four tasty potstickers for today’s lunch.
Contents: Tomato slices seasoned with black pepper, pork potstickers, tangerine, heart-shaped apple jelly
Some other views:
Side…with spoon (I love these spoons; they’re so cute!)
I tried to use the elephant spoon for the apple jelly b/c somehow I’ve never got used to the idea of sucking the whole thing out at one go (what you’re supposed to do, and what I grew up doing), but it didn’t work — the stuff is made to be eaten in one bite, not with a plastic spoon. 😦 Oh well. I’m sure it will come in handy for things like applesauce and almond jelly in the future…