Hey there, stranger. I guess we haven't seen each other around these parts for some time - life got in the way and I took a lil baby break from blogging for a little while. I have been too busy to be restless lately but now that the semester is winding down I'm finding new
Have you been calling sauvignon blanc "sav" for years because you don't know how to pronounce "sauvignon?" Ever accidentally bought pinot noir instead of pinot gris? Do you often buy wine based on how many dollars off it is on special? Today is your lucky day, dear reader, because today: we talk wine. There comes
Dear Auckland, I never thought I'd say this, but I miss you. I miss the way you smell - sometimes warm, sandy and faintly like petrol at Waiake last summer, but sometimes milder, brimming with memories, perhaps a little mouldy, like when I walked with umbrella in-hand down Queen Street the day before I left.
I have a confession to make: prior to last week, I'd never eaten eggs benedict before. When I was around fifteen or sixteen, I was a short order cook in a busy cafe. I spent most of my summer between a toaster, a grill and a deep fryer, churning out BLATs, maple-syrup covered bacon pancakes
Ever since I discovered that you can buy buckwheat soba noodles in massive packets from the Tai Ping supermarket down the road, I've been hooked on this super quick, super versatile vegetarian noodle soup. This recipe is nothing revolutionary. Japan and China have been perfecting the noodle + broth combo for decades, which is probably why ramen is so damn