Tag Archive: recipes

polenta plum cake

I’m not a big fan of flashy. I don’t know how to do blingy. But I can do humble pie. And I can DEFINITELY do humble cake.  This is the cake equivalent of… Continue reading

thanksgiving blues [Spiced Pumpkin & Amaranth Bread]

It was just another Wednesday night around these parts. No turkey and no brine bath. No pies in the oven. No bread proofing. Instead of being jampacked with sweet potato ring and wild… Continue reading

Gingery Kale Salad

OH! This salad makes me want to put on my glad rags and do a little jig. It’s one of my top food revelations of 2012, mostly because its main ingredient has been… Continue reading

of Rhubarb and Anise Syrup

After dangling shorts-and-sunnies weather in front of our noses for a few glorious days last week, the sun packed up and headed for the Mediterranean. I’m wearing a sweater now, but I refuse… Continue reading

of Tempeh Bolognese

When I was young, lunch was often a bowl of steaming white rice, some greens, and a crisp, salty slice of fried tempeh. Since moving to the Netherlands I’ve fallen in love with… Continue reading

of Marmite

Tonight was a momentous occasion. Tonight I introduced my grandparents to Marmite. You know. Marmite. That salty, smoky ambrosian spread with a bibbity-bobbity-boo effect on children in Commonwealth countries who smear it on… Continue reading

of fresh, bright Hummus

Not to feed you incriminating information or anything, but the Man and I are hooked on the epic HBO series Game of Thrones. Every week we gather with a few friends who share… Continue reading

of quiche lorraine, or how to keep a man fed in your absence

Quiche is a bastion of Western oomph! in my mother’s otherwise Asian kitchen. Growing up, quiche meant guests for lunch. Quiche also meant braving the risks involved in balancing a tin box oven… Continue reading

of the avocado battle

It’s Good Friday – and it’s a very good friday for avocados. I grew up consuming them in smoothie form, blended with a few ice cubes and a slick of sweetened condensed milk.… Continue reading

of Honest Cheesecake, or a cruise in the raw vegan galaxy

People get ready. Not only is this raw, vegan cheesecake a cinch to whip up, but it’s made with ingredients that nourish your body. This cake exists in a whole new universe, far… Continue reading

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