Chicken Congee!

Yay, it’s the weekend! Normally, I’m all about trying out new recipes and crazy cooking adventures on the weekend, but I have a number of leftovers in the fridge that I needed to finish. Earlier this week, I made a bunch of basmati rice to have with falafels and red lentil curry (during different mealsRead more

Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

It’s been almost a week since Thanksgiving and I somehow still have leftovers. I don’t get it, it’s insane. After eating turkey for a few days straight, I needed a break. But as I left the gym earlier this evening, I had no desire to get into the car, drive, leave the car, buy something,Read more

Quick sauce recipe: Nước mắm

Nước mắm (pronounced like “nuh-k mah-m”), or fish sauce, is a staple of Vietnamese cuisine. It’s used a lot in cooking and serving in various forms. In cooking, you’d probably use pure fish sauce. You’d use this type of fish sauce as seasoning for soups and braised dishes. In serving, you’re more likely to useRead more

Sugar and spice and everything nice!

I don’t know about you guys, but one of my favorite thing mall foods when I was a kid was cinnamon rolls–specifically cinnamon rolls from Cinnabon. Those giant fluffy pillows of bread smothered in thick, decadent cream cheese frosting made for a delicious treat to share with a friend (because we all know from LouisRead more

Japanese curry – revisited!

Happy October! 🎃 It’s only been a few days since October’s started but it’s already been quite busy for me. Can you believe it? It’s been a little over month now since I’ve made the move over to Colorado! I know you guys have only known me briefly, but I was born and raised aRead more

The Big Move, Pt 2: Salt Lake City to Denver

Day 2! I have never driven so far and so fast in my life. I definitely left a little too late this morning, but I arrived safe and sound in Denver just 10 minutes before the leasing office close. WHEW! Let’s go over the fun (or rather, not so fun) stuff from today. I arrived lastRead more

The Big Move, Pt. 1: Sac to Reno to Salt Lake City

Hi, guys! It’s been a while, I know! It’s officially been 1 week and 1 day since I’ve arrived safely in Denver, Colorado. So far, I love everything! It was quite an adventure driving from my hometown of Sunnyvale, CA all the way to Denver, CO–a total of almost 1300 miles! Let me tell you allRead more

Where am I now?!

If you haven’t already noticed (and I hope you have!), I’ve started organizing and adding more things to the blog. Slowly but surely, I’m hoping to have everything so you guys can see organized food and travel categories, which will show things from my adventures to recipes I’ve tried (both original and stuff I’ve foundRead more