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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

I Want To Learn To Eat Spicy Food

The other day, when I was having a bowl of curry mee, my boy asked if he could take a sip of the curry soup.  I was surprised by his request as he would not eat by all means the moment he sensed slighest taste of spiciness in the food.  No exceptions.. 

Ian: Mommy, can I have a sip of the spicy soup? *He got himself a cup of water to stand by before the request*;)

Mommy:  Sure. *Though a bit surprised, I obliged to his request,  I can see his eyes turn a bit red after the sip*  

Ian:   It tastes yummy but hot! *quickly gulps down the cup of water on stand by*

Mommy: *evil grins* Do you want another sip?

Ian: No, thanks.  Maybe next time.

Mommy:  Why did you suddenly want to taste spicy food?

Ian:  I want to learn to eat spicy.  I saw Aaron (his buddy in school) eating a curry bun and he told me it was yummy.

Mommy:  *Nods her head in acknowledgment and takes his boy's kiasu (afraid to lose) attitude positively*. Yeah, boy. I will put some into your mouth everytime I eat spicy food and you learn to eat spicy food slowly, ok, boy?

Ian : Ok, mommy *Giving me a big and cheeky smile*

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Blogger Sheoh Yan said...

lol! Your Ian is same like my April. April also cannot take spicy food, a bit also cannot. But my little May can eat spicy food. I hope one day April also is willing to try out a bit of spicy food just like Ian.

May 26, 2010 at 2:36 PM  
Blogger ~LiLHypPo's mUMmy~ said...

LOL!! He is so smart to standby that cup of water :) I can't take spicy food too... :P

May 26, 2010 at 5:28 PM  
Blogger Shenny's mommy said... cute Ian learns to eat spicy food. I hope my daughter Shenny will do that also one day. She could not take spicy food even a little bit also cannot.
Hope you don't mind I added you in my bloglist.

May 26, 2010 at 6:13 PM  
Blogger Caroline Ng May Ling said...

LOL!!! Dats so cute of him. geez! me myself too cant eat spicy foods, ever lose my voice for a week, n dat time was oral exam week. :S

May 26, 2010 at 6:22 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ya...Rome was not built in one day. I only learnt to eat spicy food when I was already past my teens.

P.S. Thanks for dropping by my blog.

May 26, 2010 at 8:27 PM  
Blogger Inspired Momx1 said...

Sheoh Yan: It also took some time before I could take spicy.;)

LilHyppo's Mummy: He says just in case.:P

Shenny's Mommy: I have added you too. Guess most kids have to slowly adapt to the taste.

Caroline: I observe most Sabahans can't take spicy, me being one of them.;) I only acquired the taste after coming here. No choice.. Here everywhere is spicy food..

Suituapui: Hi, thanks for adding me.;)Past teens! Mine was when I was in my 20's. Hehehe..

May 26, 2010 at 10:58 PM  
Blogger reanaclaire said...

my girl is 16 and till today she doesnt take spicy food.. good to learn to eat spicy.. next time easily adaptable to all kinds of food..

May 26, 2010 at 11:57 PM  
Blogger Inspired Momx1 said...

Claire: I missed out a lot of good but spicy food before acquiring its taste.;)

May 27, 2010 at 5:16 PM  

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