ostroconophobia

For many, the very thought of oysters sends them bolting straight to the opposite direction. I found this somewhat true in Taiwan where oyster pancakes, popcorn oysters, and dilled oyster fritters. Seriously, how can you not like oysters? This phenomenon only inflated when I came to Vancouver, yes, sushi capital of North America (sorry, Los… Continue reading ostroconophobia

Foodie’s Gold

For me, a good recipe should always hit the spot on taste, that is, flavour and texture. A recipe that I'll make over and over again, however, must also be wittily simple, nourishing, and dirt cheap. I mean, sure, a delicate entremet is surely delicious, but let's be honest here, ain't nobody got time to chill… Continue reading Foodie’s Gold

A Bit of Spring Cleaning

Get ready! Because you're about to be hit by a blizzard , no it's not winter anymore, I mean, explosion of recipes, all of which are vegan, super vibrant, fresh, and absolutely delicious! For those of you who are staying in touch via instagram (it's on the right-hand-side, just click and follow to stay up-to-plate… Continue reading A Bit of Spring Cleaning

why am I always in a curry..

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..

She mutters

Last Friday, when I was spooning hummus (with my index finger), Magdalena made a fascinating remark. "If one day this girl breaks up with her boyfriend, instead of seeking comfort from a pail of ice cream, she'll be watching some chick-flick with a tub of hummus, which she would obviously make by herself." True. The… Continue reading She mutters

Pretty Chill

Often I feel like I'm speaking in a completely different dialect from my guy friends. Especially now that my brother's not living at home for his diction to rub off on me. But one word I learned, and has stuck with me ever since is "chill". That's chill. So chill. Pretty chill. You get the… Continue reading Pretty Chill