Promised the recipe, so here it is. Not feeling particularly inspired to write today, but for some reason usually that's when the recipes I like the most sort of just...materialize. Blame this brain. I'll shell out for quality dark chocolate any day, but for white chocolate, I couldn't care less. So if the thought of… Continue reading Rocha Pear and Candied Ginger White Chocolate Bars
Standing on any major milestone, some of us may gaze on the next mile, most of us will look back to see the stretch of our journeys thus far, reveling at how our own two feet have tread upon gravel, sand, mud, and mire to get to where we are: a place for breath. Almost… Continue reading clay pots
I despised cilantro for the longest time. Blame the Taiwanese street vendors - they put it on everything. Taiwanese beef noodle? Cilantro it. Oyster vermicelli? Cilantro it. Sticky rice cakes? Why not, let's cilantro the heck out of it! Thank God for Typhoons Saola and Tembin, which saved me my misery when I was there in… Continue reading add avocados – $2
"If you're cooking for a woman, make a good risotto and a salad. If you don't have time to make dessert, you can go and buy some macaroons to have later." -Wolfgang Puck The man's right. On so many levels that probably never crossed his mind when he said those words. One. Women I know love… Continue reading Resistant Little Heart
Tell me, because I have to know, and it is a subject of legitimate concern: is brunch a vanishing art? Wait, wait...WAIIIITTT!!! I don't want to hear it! Because I love brunch. Brunch implies that life doesn't have to be stuffed and jammed like a croque monsieur with answering phone calls and delivering papers at… Continue reading Hey, Pumpkin
Two weeks into university and the new people I'm meeting have already thrown at me a stupefying sum of questions. What's your name? Jen, but you can call me Ann, whichever works. Why did you choose this program? Well, for the longest time I wanted to be a plastic surgeon, but then one day Jesus… Continue reading why am I always in a curry..