Friday, November 21, 2008

A feast for our big family


We rarely, rarely... had our gathering with all of us in Al Jubail are invited. Recently, the guys (of course it has to be the men - since when women have a power of saying here? - okay, I am just kidding) have launched our own communitee in this small city . . It happened spontaneously in an occasion whereby they men decided to have a Malaysian Club in Al Jubail.


Firstly, I don't know if the club's name is right. Second of all, I don't really know who were appointed as who and who (the committee). What I do know is, everytime 'the men' decided on anything, 'the women' had to settle on preparing the food.. uuuwwaaaa!!! Oh well, I know there are a few (or perhaps one or two) who let their wives relax, don't do anything about the food. They prepared the food themselves. Bravo!!


I just gotta know from someone in the club, the actual name of our club is 'Kelab Rakyat Malaysia Jubail'. Notice the word rakyat malaysia? Currently, we have Indians, Chinese and Malays. Not to forget Melanau. We do have 2 of them here :). We are so Malaysian ;).


For everyone who doesn't know much about us, the malaysian communitee is getting bigger in Al Jubail. More malaysians are coming. The exact figure is not finalized yet. Let the committee does the tedious work - locate them, get the names and bla bla bla..


Yesterday, we had our first gathering (after the club launching). We planned to have it at a beach camp but all are fully booked. So, we had it at a park very close to our president's residence. In fact, it was actually next to the house - how convenience...


We had a huge meal with lots of dishes. Everyone was assigned on a task. On top of that, they also brought pot luck! From the main dishes to the most light one like 'bledho'. Hey! That's the name of my blog!! hehee.. but, it wasn't me who prepared the bledho. By the way, 'bledho' is jelly or some people call it as agar-agar. There were BBQ (the best part) done by the men! Beef, chicken and seefood were BBQed. There was beef sate too! I can't write all food here since they were a lot.


I didn't even take a picture of the food. I guess to fill my tummy is much more important than taking pictures nowadays ;). My mister took the pictures (that explains why he wasn't in any of the picture taken). The committee has assigned a photographer (a young and available one hahaha!! - he's in Grade 8..) to capture the event.


Almost a day was spent there. We started at 12 noon (many, including us came much much later hehehee...) and ended at 10.00 pm. There were still a few who mingled around to do some accounting job - calculated money in and out (yikes!!).


We (a few of us) also invited our friends in Al Khobar but some of them couldn't make it. Perhaps, we would able to invite many of them to join our feast in the future. The more the merrier right :).


Overall, we especially the ladies had joy and fun yesterday. I don't need to mention that, only in that kind of event all ladies are able to meet with each other and exchange our daily activities (gossiping??) Naaaahhhhh!!!


Lets look at the pictures. Do you recognize any of them?


















21 sugar & spice:

Kak Elle said...

picnic di padang pasir eh neeza...bagus lah sekali2 berkumpul bersama kan?

Abang Long said...

Sayangnya tiada 'close up' pada makanan yang dihidangkan ...

ADleez said...

hehhe..apesal muke sy x erkkk...ooo..tgh melantak dlm khemah badwi tu..kiki..tp ade gambor my laling la plk...enterprem hbs... so when our next gathering erk? raye haji ka?

Ummi365 said...

dah sejuk ke belum?

zino said...

best nya makan makan.... bawah pokok apa tu rendang nya nampak..

silversarina said...

Ramainya datang, sure best makan-makan, sembang-sembang.... yang kenal tak de pulak dalam gambar, nanny tu kena sensored wajahnya ye , waduh ... itu nanny anak akak dulu....gurau aje...hahaha.

tulipurple said...

kalu kat mesia piknik pakai karpet mcm kat jubail,sure seme org terbeliak mata....hehehe.

sis...nak khemah badwi tu bley tak?ahaks'...tu umminye makan utk dua org ler ek.

Neeza Shahril said...

Kak Elle,

kat sebelah rumah orang tu.. ;)

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Abang long,

bila camera takde di tangan, malas nak pikir.. makan lagi best hehehe..

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Liza,

betul tu.. cameraman tak leh masuk dalam khemah.. nanti ada makcik2 jerit jerit ;)

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Kak Ummi,

suam suam kuku.. and tutup kejap sebelah mata ;)

Neeza Shahril said...

Zino,

pokok rendang yang tak tahu namanya... hehe..

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Kak Rina,

memang best.. makan sambil sembang dan tak yah buat kerja hehee..

nanny tu tutup muka sebab takut ada yang kenal.. susah nanti ;)

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Tulip,

kalau pakai tikar kat pasir tu, jawabnya jadi tikar terbang lah nanti hehee..

khemah tu sewa.. tak tahu lah berapa kalau nak beli ;)
ummi makan utk 3 orang sebab sometimes Shahmey breastfeeding

elisataufik said...

wahh best nya!!! Rugi nya tak pegi :(
Tapi nak buat camner.. Taufik ramai visitors dari Italy this week and big boss datang dari Dubai, tu yang dia kena berkerja keras tu :P

Lepas Haji nanti I will make a point to bawak my kids jalan2 pegi Jubayl! (Sambil membawa buah tangan)

manlaksam said...

Best jugak nampak nya.
Pak Man selalu makan kat bawah pokok di kebun Pak Man, tapi di sini banyak pacat.

Chekgu BaniHassim said...

awat bibiknye kene senset muke??
darlingnye tak pulak kene senset...

Pp said...

:-) meriah!
salute to the organizer5s and the Malaysians' community there...

hehehe nampak tuan punya blog menjeling dalam gambar duduk itu...hehehe

arsaili said...

salam..besnya..semuga ukhwah berpanjangan dan hidup di rantauan lebih bermakna

nj said...

Salam...neeza...thanks for the photos..dapat gak kami kat Dungun ni lepas rindu kat dearest abah! Mesti serrrronok gathering tu!

Neeza Shahril said...

Elisa,

tu la.. kan best kalau you all datang.. meriah lagi.. tapi takpe, work is more important. Kalau tidak, tak sampai sini pulak kita kan :)

welcome.. tapi, tak payahlah bersusah payah dengan buah tangan. Kat Jubail pun banyak buah dan tangan hehee..

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Pak Manlaksam,

neeza takut pacat! :)

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Cikgu B,

kena senset sebab nanti takut ada bibik lain kenal hahaha!!

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Abg Arif,

the credit goes to the guys yang rajin initiate tapi tak rajin masak huhuuuu...

nak berdiri tak larat :)

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Arsaili,

Ameen...

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Norma,

nampak tak dia senyum lebar tu?
khas untuk isteri tersayang tu tau dengan ucapan, cepat2 lah datang jubail :)

Tie said...

Wah!! Makan2 lagi!! Bestnya...piknik kat luar tu.. udara kat sana sejuk tak?? Kat sini dah mula hujan laa. Hari ni baru nampak matahari. Harap2 kering kain baju tuh!

kuIna Jentayutiara said...

semua x kenai tp semuanya org mesia kan... inilah persaudaraan bila diperantauaan kan..

maklang said...

Enjoylah makan2 ni..kami lama tak makan2...

Seronok tengok kalau kat Arab ni pergi picnis, bentang carpet lagi...

Neeza Shahril said...

Kak Tie,

sekarang dah makin sejuk.. bila picnic gitu, memang selesa betul..
kami jemur baju dalam rumah.. lagilah lambat kering ;)

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Kuina,

betul tu.. merekalah sedara.. merekalah musuh hahaha!!! musuh tu tak la.. sedara yaa.. :)

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Maklang,

pak arab memang kena letak carpet sebab diorang suka baring2 bagai.. walaupun baju tutup litup 1 badan :)

l i e y n said...

ramai gak warga malaysia kat jubail ekkk....