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Asian Hot Pocket

(简体)(繁體) But whom am I kidding?  EVERYTHING I make apparently is very confused!  I mean what is THIS!??  I was previously calling it “Asian…

Taiwan in a Pot

(简体)(繁體) I mean, really.  Taiwanese or not, if looking at this doesn’t induce some watering in the mouth, I’m afraid we don’t have anything…

Magic Shrooms

(简体)(繁體) OK, I sort of bashed it in my previous post (as if it matters), and stripped its right for photos (as if they…

The Perfect O

(简体)(繁體) My tormenting yet bittersweet affair with eggs has been nothing short of a Hollywood love story.  It began as mutual loath in early…

A Confused Chicken Rice

(简体)(繁體) I assume people meant my ethnicity, not the city I currently live in, but even that has no easy answer.  Three decades of…

To Roll, or Not To Roll

To Roll, or Not To Roll

(简体)(繁體) Like standing in the DMV queue and being asked (judged simultaneously too) if I wanted to be an organ donor.  Or whether to…

Duck Ragu Spinoff

(简体)(繁體) Like maybe how it brings me back to a perfect bistro setting on a perfect corner in Paris, or maybe how I found…

You.. Dirty Dirty Pasta

(简体)(繁體) Then came the effort the correct it.  And then, TOTAL insomnia.  As I tried pushing through the day without submitting to the brain-paralyzing exhaustion,…

A Bite of Le Marais

It’s impossible to shake, like it’s wired into my every nerves, and rejecting whatever highly-caffeinated substance I have been shooting up my veins.  It has…

Paris, Where Have You Been All My Life?

Just the fact that they didn’t compromise the integrity of the city for real estate, makes me kind of believe in (sorry…) socialism.  Apparently…

Joy of Soy

My husband is very fond of all things tofu.  It is part of the Asian flavor that even the Japanese can’t make flourish in…

Some More Bis’more

Watched those butter biscuits rise to a new height never before in my kitchen, I got cocky.  My feathers were standing up.  My mojo…