Wednesday, September 22, 2010

ABC Wednesday: Letter J

Japanese Udon noodles are my son's favourite. Once we went to one of the most expensive Japanese Restaurant in the Shangrila hotel in Singapore. The udon noodles he ordered wasn't like his mum's udon noodles and he told the poor waitress that he didn't like it. The manager came to apologise and gave him a complimentary bowl. He ate it but still insisted that it wasn't like his mum's. Should I laugh and feel honored?
These photos are uncooked udon, because his mum is keeping her recipe a secret. LOL. Actually I cook it so often that I didn't think of taking a photo.

I was running late, the cars were moving at a snail pace. In fact they were not moving at all. I was sitting at the bridge wondering if there was an accident. When I eventually got to the end of the bridge some sixty minutes later, I see this technician fiddling with the traffic control signal. I pitied him because it was a cold morning and a gale was blowing. He must be feeling the vibes of the motorists hot under the collar and cursing him for the JAM.

ABC Wednesday is hosted by Mrs. Denise Nesbitt


Anonymous said...

Great choices today Ann. That's a cute story about your son and the fancy restaurant!

Roger Owen Green said...

secret recipes? Oh, no!
never had them, but I'm guessing they can be found in the US

ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Ginny Hartzler said...

I love noodles, and see the udon ones in the store a lot. What is the difference between udon and regular noodles? What makes them udon?

Beverley Baird said...

I have never seen udon! I love noodles - I will have to look for them!
What a wonderful story about your son's prefernce for his mom's cooking!

Rajesh said...

Great post. Moms food is always special.

Jama said...

My younger son loves Udon too, and he always prefer home cooked meal.

Ann said...

Your noodles look a bit like intestines as well :) Not the least bit interested in the Commonwealth, Olympic or any other kind of games - big waste of money.

Cezar and Léia said...

Bonjour dear ANN
I'm a fan of Japanese food as well, great choice for this theme!Now I need to go shop to find some noodles because hmmmm what a nice idea, thanks! :)

Rune Eide said...

One more course I haven't heard of. I need to travel more.

rainfield61 said...

The noodles look like those for Penang Laksa; hmmm, yummy.

Louis la Vache said...

hee hee... the udon looks like intestines...

speaking of which... «Louis» will post the answer later today...


(The other Ann is in Sydney)

mrsnesbitt said...

Hmmmmm! Now where could we buy some in Yorkshire? lol!

ABC Team

MadSnapper said...

just be glad you did not have my husband with you in the traffic jam, he does not do well. i entertain myself by watching cars and people. he fumes and gets red in the face.
you asked about how to post one in draft after you post. I thnk i know what you mean, if you email me i can tell you more with pictures included. my email is on my profile
To post a post after antoher one, change the date and time
in new post, look just above word publish, click on post options, click on schedule and the time date opens, change the date or the time and click publish. sometime i do a post and then want to put one under it, and i just change the time to a few minutes less than the one already posted. if this is not what you meant email me.

Kaori said...

Out of all the noodles, I love udon the best! My favorite is the Sanuki udon ;D

I think your son has great taste, nothing is better than a mothers dish!

Jay said...

Ah, there's always a jam when someone's tinkering!

Your son is probably right. Restaurant food rarely is as good as home made.

A Restless Mind With A Sensitive Heart! said...


You should feel honoured as a mom!

and yes, u should have posted the pic of cooked noodles, that would have been yummy!