Chicken Onna Beer Can

Our Thanksgiving Chook. No turkey for us; we’re having turkey for WinterPaganFestival, and I don’t eat turkey more than once a year. Recipe in brief: Dry rub of brown sugar, salt, pepper, paprika, cayenne pepper, random couscousesque spices slathered all over washed and dried chicken. 12oz can of beer opened, and taste tested. Important, that… […]

and breathe…

It’s been manic. My summer disappeared in a haze of work (good) and people throwing hissy-fits at work (not good). Early autumn was devoted to preparing for, attending, talking at, and then recovering from a large science conference in Chicago. Some fortuitous foresight on my part in summer meant that I also had a few […]

I am craving

aka How akatsukira would spend her last day on earth. Breakfast: Roti prata Tau huey (sweetened bean curd) Soya bean milk (see above) with you tiao (chinese churros) Nasi Lemak Teh Tarik (or even just ginger tea) Teochew porridge Taiwanese porridge Dan tart Soon Kueh Chwee Kueh Kaya on white plastic bread Bak Kut Teh […]

Beef Stroggy

Went a bit mad buying weekday lunch ingredients in the supermarket last week. Cooked pounds of chicken thigh, pounds of carrots, and pounds of ham and beans, leaving behind half a cow in the fridge. The critical question today was not whether I could get the RO1 edited in time, nor whether I’d remember to […]