My elementary school gal pals and I have a holiday gifting tradition of “hand-made” only. This was prior to Pinterest so we must’ve been poor high school students. I’ve stitched hearts onto fleece blankets, made mason jars full of mulled wine ingredients, boxes of matcha chocolate chip cookies with peppermint bark etc.
Are you feeling sluggish and overwhelmed by holiday treats? Do you feel like it’s a never ending calendar filled with food dates? Me too.
I had a slight aversion to meat yesterday, after the family consumed a Christmas Eve feast and hot pot for Christmas day. Today I tried out a recipe I’ve had pinned for a while: Red Curry Noodle Soup. Continue reading →
My dad has always been extremely cautious about food safety, chemical additives, preservatives etc. When we were kids, we were scolded for having anything that had artificial colouring in it. The delicate thousand year old egg dishes, whether with smooth tofu as a side dish or diced up in congee, Anderson never ordered. “Too much lead,” he said.
“I’m so sick of having this view”, said no one ever. This was yesterday’s sunset, being more distracting than the internet. I told Mother Nature to bug off, but the sunset morphed through many ombre colours.
After I took this photo, I zonked out in a “short nap” on the bed. For this Friendsgiving, we had hot pot. The BFF and I took the train into Chinatown where we overstuffed my old lady trolly with hot … Continue reading →
This was my first American Thanksgiving. (My jschool friends and I, all non-New Yorkers, decided to go see the infamous Macy’s Day Parade. We braved the crowds and stationed ourselves at 59th Street, right in front of the Columbus Circle … Continue reading →
Living a block away from Riverside Park meant running there whenever I wanted. A great trail, flat ground and designated running path looking onto the Hudson. This was taken when I was catching up on my New Yorker issue on … Continue reading →