Tag: roast dinner

pork roast dinner

roast pork dinner 1

I’ve been feeling a little homesick for Ireland these past few days. Am I allowed to use the word ‘homesick’ if I’ve never actually lived there? I’ve visited there so many times, it’s like I’ve lived there. Seriously, nearly every page of my passport has green ink on it! I should really just get an Irish passport already, I hate waiting in the Non-EU line at customs! I tried going through with Kevin before, but nope, they accepted him and I was told to go back into the Non-EU line. So I waited and waited and when I finally reached the Customs official, he asked me where my husband was. Next time Kevin, you’re waiting with me! I don’t know where this sudden longing to be back in Ireland is coming from. Maybe it’s because we’ve been drinking loads of Barry’s Tea and we don’t have proper biscuits and snacks to have with it. HAHA. Maybe it’s because we know we won’t be traveling much this year and that makes me miss my in-laws a bit more than usual. But anyways, this desire to be in Ireland has inspired me to cook Irish dishes all week. Sometimes, I feel bad for only making Korean or Italian dishes at home. Meat and potatoes have turned into kimchi and rice or pasta and salads in this house. So I dedicate this week to you my dear. I’ll cook all your favorite dishes, save for Steak and Kidney Pie. I still haven’t a clue how to make that. (more…)

‘Hi Mommy. Are you free for dinner?’

roast dinner spread

One of the many things I look forward to when visiting my in-laws in Ireland is Sunday roast. We gather together with all of Kevin’s siblings at his parents’ home in the beautiful Irish countryside and we enjoy the day with good home cooking and good conversation. How every Sunday should be! 😉 When Kevin first moved to the states, I tried to keep up with it, but cooking a whole roast dinner for just the two of us sometimes was too much work. We always ended up with loads of leftovers or the both of us on the sofa with food comas. Roasts are meant to be shared with family and friends!

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