Dinner for one

Few things tug the cords of nostalgia in the hearts of second-generation Asian Americans/Canadians than bubble tea and and Shin Ramyun. The former being what tided us over the 3PM hunger at hang-outs with schoolmates until dinnertime rolled around, the communal consumption of which was a proxy for one's social acceptability. The latter was what… Continue reading Dinner for one

White Elephant – the Recipes

Three weeks ago in the midst of exams, presentations, and papers due I drew up a menu. Not just for fun, though I do that too, but for the biggest dinner I've ever hosted. A baker's dozen, myself included. For Christmas, a week before. For a mismatched squad, one who brings peanut butter to every… Continue reading White Elephant – the Recipes

To do with eggplant.

This recipe is for the Feed Feed, enjoy! Rice with Turmeric and Currants 1 c rice, rinsed until the water runs clear then drained (long or short grain are both fine) 1 c filtered water 1 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp turmeric 1/2 tsp garam masala 3 bay leaves 2 tbsp dried currants 1 tsp… Continue reading To do with eggplant.

backcountry roads

  Forty years Forty years they walked, they walked. They had left, an impossible victory an impossible freedom but that was nothing.   Nothing that was, to them. 08.17.17 Never forget. Hummus 1 can chickpeas, drained but save the liquid 1 tsp sea salt, or to taste 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 large garlic clove,… Continue reading backcountry roads

Swipe left

In essence, smart tech enables us to swipe left on life. A couple of weeks ago, I was driving to Toronto with a close friend and fellow blogger, Helena (who happens to be coming over for dinner tonight to save me from drowning in the beautiful abundance from Henceforth Farm). And as the stifling Torontonian… Continue reading Swipe left

Zucchini Don’t Say Hi

One moment they're still looking like little runt wieners in ruffled yellow skirts, yet as soon as the clouds give way to the sun, the fields are suddenly littered as if it rained baseball bats. This is my second year of signing up for a local CSA share, if you're still new around here, hop… Continue reading Zucchini Don’t Say Hi