Today is a good day! I finally found a blender and have been able to cook extravagant recipes such as salsa, green smoothies, and my personal favourite, SAUCES! Living without a blender for a year and half is a challenge. No, I do not enjoy mincing vegetables into wickedly small pieces, barely avoiding searing off … More HEALTH: Vegan-tastic Recipes
As part of my new tradition of taking a cooking class in every country that I visit, my mother accompanied me to a traditional Indonesian cooking class on Gili Trawangan. Our taste buds were pleased by the aromatic flavours of spice, heat, and sweet – not to mention us mastering the delicate art of rolling … More HEALTH: Indonesian Cooking Class, from Gili Trawangan
Since moving to Shanghai I have experienced two things. First, that my body cannot physically handle all that Shanghai has to offer in terms of its saucy, spicy, and dumpling-y food. Second, this unhealthy yet delicious diet of Shanghainese noodles, steamed buns, and dumplings was not making me feel good. And so, the “hunt” began. … More HEALTH: Time Out (from the food) Shanghai
Every couple of months I will be posting a list of interesting things to do in Shanghai – as I slowly discover my favourites. I have been living here for just over 2 months, and I already have a few picks. Have a look! 1 – Planning a fun night out on the town? Head … More LIFESTYLE: Things to do in Shanghai (1)
I would like to “pay it forward” and share my favourite food blogs with you all. Most of these food blogs were recommended to me by friends, so I will keep the karma cycle going by not only sharing my top 10 list, but also one of my favourite recipes from each. Here is my … More HEALTH: Food Blogs Holla!
What should we cook tonight? This question is asked daily by millions of people, and it is also a question that too often remains unanswered. The reason for this, in my opinion, is convenience. Specifically, laziness. It is no secret that many people live rushed lifestyles, in which “eating on the run” is the norm. … More HEALTH: What should we cook tonight?