4th of July Mess, a photo by framboise on Flickr. Via Flickr: Our now traditional 4th of July version of the Eton Mess, recipe (Red, White and Blue Dessert) from Maki of Just Hungry. It is amazing in taste and prettiness, and can be assembled on arrival to prevent over-sogginess of the ginger snaps and […]
I have to confess to a certain Trader Joe’s Winter addiction. No, it’s not the peppermint Joe-Joes, although they are so good that I had to ban their purchase this year. Nor is it the countless varieties of salted caramel sweeties. It is, in fact, their Gingerbread coffee. Gingerbread Coffee P and I love the […]
Patriotic Photo Tuesday1 Singapore-shaped pancake by framboise, on Flickr In honour of Singapore’s National Day2, I present to you… a pancake in the shape of the Island of Singapore3! 1 Not really. I’m not cut out to be patriotic, nationalist or any such proud-to-be-a-member-of-anything type of person. WAY too cynical for that… 2 9th of […]
Random Photo Tuesday fruity Os by framboise, on Flickr Fruity Os from Trader Joe’s, one of several food shops we will miss if/when we leave LA.
Although Fin isn’t old enough to understand what either day means, we had some fun celebrating both Mother’s Day and Father’s Day this year1. My present from P was a nice big pile of pancakes: And my present from Fin was a nice long lie-in. Until 10am! And some flowers, freshly beheaded from my little […]
Most people associate Chicago with deep-dish pizza, as did we when we first visited, but there is a rich gastronomic scene beyond pizza in Chi-Town. Sadly, we didn’t get to explore the upper echelons of food culture this time, but were reasonably impressed by the offerings of the kid-friendly restaurants and cafes. Some highlights (i.e. […]
Okonomiyaki, a photo by framboise on Flickr. Kansai-style okonomiyaki is pretty easy to make. Admittedly, we cheat by using a prepared flour mix, but you could make it from scratch with bonus foodie points using Maki-san’s okonomiyaki recipe. If/when we ever move somewhere without an Asian supermarket, I’ll be hoarding okonomiyaki sauce and Kewpie mayonnaise […]