Waffling on and on

We have something of a love-hate relationship with our waffle maker. Back in the day of believing that Krups doesn’t make crap, we bought an electric waffle maker. All attempts at waffle-making with the included recipe and several epicurious versions resulted in things which resembled waffles, but were nothing like. Examples: Too dry. Tasted like […]

Noodles in Vancouver

In honour of Noodle Month, here’s one of those foodie posts lurking in the depths of my drafts folder1. Let’s imagine you’ve just arrived in Vancouver and hosteled yourself in your new (fancy-pants) accommodations. What’s the first thing you do? Unpack? Freshen up with a post-flight shower? Take a power nap? For my family, the […]

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 […]

Kimchi noodles revisited

These kimchi noodles were so good and so tasty, they prompted a blog post after a month of absence. This is round two, with udon instead of somen. The different noodles create completely different eating experiences. We had both cold, like noodle salads. Even so, the udon version was very more-ish. Chewy and mouth-filling, it’s […]