Ahh yes, I'm actually writing this in a hotel while on my second overseas trip of the year, a Chinese New Year visit to Bangkok!
I think at some point of time my mom got tired of the usual spring cleanings and feasting, so the three of us decided to spend it differently this year! With air tickets for budget and premium airlines selling at about the same price, its really a no-brainer choice eh!
I haven't taken a regular flight for years, let alone a SIA flight. All thanks to the lure of budget airlines. No doubt, the promotional prices of Jetstar can be so darn attractive and I'm the sort of person who can fall asleep before lift off and gets waken up by the thud of landing, so saving the money for a better cause (food is one of them) has always been my priority.
Its only during this flight that I once again realised that seats are not meant to squeeze like bus seats, gaming with your personal screen makes time fly by and oh yes, the existence of in-flight meals! (A total overexcited kid)
Pork Slices with Plum Sauce and Fried Rice
With choices of two mains, I made sure I had something different from my parents so that I can try both! Meat was very lean but made up by its tender texture, with the sweet sauce being very appetising to down with the fluffy rice.
Bun was forgivably dry with bits of corns in it, though I'm not sure if they meant to remove a salad as it was a light meal.
Chicken with Potatoes
I didn't catch what sauce it comes with, but no matter as it was painfully bland, tough and served close to cold. Roasted potatoes tasted dry and unsalted too. Well at least I tried.
Wall's Triple Chocolate Ice Cream
Uninspiring stuff. My vague memory reminded me that Cathay Pacific used to serve Haagen Dazs for all classes, and an even further memory invoked the image of a sourish popsicle served by SIA long time ago. Seems like an improvement eh.
As it is the Eve today, hope everyone has a fantastic reunion dinner tonight and enjoys plenty of family bonding fun this Chinese New Year!