Category Archives: Foodie Files

Laksa and the lake of fire

Remind me to tell you about the time my hostel mate bought me Thai noodle soup dinner before telling me that I am going to hell. It was delicious!

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Haven Burger and Radicchio and Frisée Salad

Haven Gastropub in Pasadena The Haven Burger pickled red onions, roasted red bell peppers, wild arugula, st. agur cheese Radicchio and Frisée chevre, cherry tomatoes, truffle vinaigrette, twice-smoked bacon lardons, poached cage-free egg I’m convinced that this was the best … Continue reading

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Vancouver Trip, Day 2

Things I do in Vancouver that I don’t do at home: -Rock gumboots -Drink tap water -Send postcards -Go to the Aquarium -Eat really good, obscenely cheap, sushi -Drink gin while playing gin in the oldest part of the city … Continue reading

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My sausage came out great!!

1/2 an apple shallot loads of garlic raw honey (’cause I’m out of maple syrup) s + p cayenne Currently enjoying them with homemade guacamole, salsa and tostones. :)

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Today’s impulse buy. Fingers crossed.

Keep reminding self that feral ≠ rabid.

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Things I Ate Today: Thanksgiving 2011

Wheat-free banana bread (based on this recipe but with 3 whole eggs, coconut oil for the olive and 1/2 the sugar) coconut milk french toast, with a side of sausage & eggs Loaded baked potato: cheese, bacon, sauteed spinach, garlic, … Continue reading

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Want to know why I wouldn’t be wheat-free if I didn’t have to be?

I just spent $15 on a round of challah and a tub of chocolate chip cookie dough. FIFTEEN DOLLARS.

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Suck it wheat!

+ KitchenAid, wax paper and 8×8 pan + 375 deg. for 30 mins + 30~ minutes of cooling, partly in the refrigerator – paper + sauce, broccoli, spinach, mushrooms, red bell pepper, garlic, more mozzarella, olive oil and some more red … Continue reading

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Lesson Learned

Cacao nibs–which taste like chocolate would taste if you hated yourself–do not melt, so they are not a suitable replacement for raw cacao powder so you shouldn’t buy them just because they’re cheaper. Also, cacao nibs have caffeine in them … Continue reading

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Pay the farmer or pay the doctor

 

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