Yummy Lummy is about my relationship with food. I know that sounds corny and it’s become cliché after so many reality TV cooking shows.
My history with food has had its ups and downs. As I get older I’m learning more about food and me. Yummy Lummy includes recipes, some restaurant reviews (I’m sorry these are on the decline but I’m saving money for a holiday with my daughters at the end of the year) and my fondness for photographing my meals. Most of the cooking recipes are designed to be meals for one. If you live alone and work full time, I hope this blog meets your needs I hope you like the new series of “What I ate today” which describes what I ate that day and provides my food photographs for that day.
Here is some basic information about me and where you can find me on social media.
Name: Gary Lum
Twitter: @garydlum | @Yummy_Lummy | @DrGaryLum
Facebook pages: Yummy Lummy and where I post photography updates
Instagram Gary on Instagram and I’ve started a Yummy Lummy account
Age: I was born in 1965.
University: University of Queensland
Postgraduate school: Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
Favourite Book: House of God by Samuel Shem (An American novel about medical training, a book every medical student should read) I rarely read fiction anymore. During high school I only read one book, viz., The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith.
Favourite Movie: Mad Max 2 (I have a fondness for V8 Falcons) [I’m yet to see Mad Max 3 and Mad Max 4]
Favourite Food: Jook or congee because it’s comfort food and I can cook it in my favourite kitchen implement, i.e., my pressure cooker. Followed closely by wonton soup.
Favourite Television: All of the live action series in the Star Trek Franchise, Thunderbirds are Go, Top Gear (the episodes with Clarkson, May and Hammond), Big Bang Theory. I’ve also developed a liking for Game of Thrones, Mad Men, True Blood, The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad and Orange is the new black. I also like both the UK and US versions of House of Cards.
Favourite Sports: Rugby League (Brisbane Broncos), Rugby Union (Queensland Reds) and Swimming (My favourite swimmer is Susie O’Neill) In terms of State of Origin, I have always been and forever will be a QUEENSLANDER
My most moving professional experience was working at the Royal Darwin Hospital after the Bali bombings.
I’m a specialist medical practitioner in pathology. My sub-speciality is Clinical/Medical Microbiology. These days though I’m working in the Department of Health in the Health Emergency Management Branch in the Office of Health Protection. On Fridays I’m an Honorary Visiting Medical Officer in Pathology at The Canberra Hospital.
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