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I don't even like fish!
I don’t even like fish!

I have previously said, in a post somewhere on my blog, that I am not a fan of fish. I don’t like the smell, look and taste of it. I have also said that I love food and that I love trying new foods. With that being said, great food excites me! It really does (all food, for me, can be an aphrodisiac).

This past weekend, I was disconnected from the internet and all forms of social media and visited some family members out of town. One such relative was an older brother of mine that I grew up with. This would have been the first time in years that we would be under the same roof for an extended period of time. *let’s break for necessary details here*

This brother is the brother that has always tried to get me to eat the things he eats and I somehow always give them a taste and end up liking them. It is either we have very similar tastes in food or he just knows what I would like to taste in food.

*now we can resume* So being a good big brother, he got up Sunday morning and started making breakfast. My typical breakfast would contain ‘breakfasty’ foods like eggs, bread, sausages, and other delights. My brother got up and made the breakfast he was feeling for since he doesn’t “really eat meat anymore.” He proceeded to steam some fishes!

Now don’t get me wrong. I was not completely surprised because I saw the large fishes and I could smell them as well. I just thought they were for dinner, which I would not have been around for. Fish is not really breakfast food, especially not steamed fish.

Anyway, the plate came before me and I was a little taken aback. Here was this big, whole fish – head-on and swimming in sauce, looking at me. Grotesque! I decided that because I didn’t want to go to the kitchen and make breakfast myself, or go without breakfast, I would give it a try (after all, he did thinly slice ockras into it).

IT WAS DELICIOUS! Granted my mind was acting all kinds of ways for me to feel bad but my stomach was fine. IT TASTED GREAT! And now I am just feeling for more fish. This is so unlike me. Or maybe I was missing out on something for years.


*PS there are only 3 times I have tried fish and loved it and this brother was involved in two of those times (roasted and steamed fish).


Are there any foods you’ve tried that surprised you by how good they are? Share them with me.



Old Crush

I had promised to tell you about how this crush would end and I must apologise for being so delinquent because this crush ended shortly after I had made the initial post.

After I had added him on FB and got him to follow me on twitter, I came to realise something we all probably already know “its a small world”. It turns out that his circle of ‘friends’ comprised of a few persons that I so happened to know from a while back. I was able to make an inference which I guess was right. If he could stomach hanging around people like that then he must have something in common with them which would more than likely be their ‘superiority complex’.

I later realized that we didn’t speak since and did a quick check on twitter. He had unfollowed as his goal was met and satisfied and as such following my account would no longer be necessary. The communication (albeit impersonal) continued on FB as every week there was another invitation to one of his events.

So I decided to ‘do unto others…’ and unfriended him on FB because I would much rather not be bombarded with all that crap! Besides the crush had faded…

Everything else remains tho…

He is still attractive.

He still has style.

I just don’t like him any more!

Click here for the beginning of this crush.

Next, I shall tell you an old story of a friend of mine. She would be the female version of a womanizer! lol