Sooooooooooooooooo I guess I took a bit of an unexpected hiatus there…sooorry about that. You didn’t miss much though. I’m still poor, subsisting on quesadillas and mac n’ cheese, and blowing the last of my cash on concert tickets and cheap beer…basically being your typical college student. My lack of funds led to a pretty […]Read more "Indian Cookin Part 3: Vegetable Samosas"
I think I might have been very spoiled growing up. I’ve had the good fortune of always living in very diverse areas full of different kinds of ethnic stores and restaurants and lord knows I went to them all. Going for sushi or italian or dim sum was an everyday occurrence and for a long […]Read more "Dim Sum Cravings: Green Onion Pancakes"
Sooooo I’m broke. I don’t think that’s much of a surprise to anyone though; I’m a student, I have failed so far at scoring a job, AND I really set myself up by including poor in my blog title. I spent this weekend away in Seattle with some pals so I spent the week leading […]Read more "Broke Baking: Cheddar and Dill Drop Biscuits"
I learned a few exciting facts recently 1) Things become infinitely kooler if you spell them with a “k” instead of a “c” (I, obvs, am very aware of what is hip and “kool” with kids these days. Please see the title of this post for further proof) 2) My hands are incredibly shaky and […]Read more "Korean Komfort: Japchae (Stir Fried Noodles)"
As I grew up and my exposure to Burmese food increased, I discovered that salads are a fundamental part of Burmese cuisine. There’s tea leaf salad, rice salad, ginger salad, and so on and so forth. Many of them are mixed by hand and include fish sauce, oil, and a variety of aromatics. Some of […]Read more "Burmese Days: Gin Thoke (Ginger Salad)"
One of my New Years Resolutions was to be better and more consistent with my blogging….well I’ll admit I’m off to a poor start BUT its not all my fault! School, snow, and a computer in the shop have left me busy and backlogged on recipes. I’ve been cooking a LOT so I’ve got plenty […]Read more "Burmese Days: Pork Curry"
While I was home in California neglecting you all, I made a variety of delicious Burmese dishes that I want to share with you now. Burmese food can seem a bit involved but it is delicious and worth any extra effort it may require. My mom is burmese and she has seven brothers and sisters. […]Read more "Burmese Days: Ohn no khao swè (Coconut Chicken Noodle Soup)"