Entries from December 2009

Thursday, December 24th, 2009


The first time I’d heard of snickerdoodles was sometime early this year. It was on some food blog or other (sadly I can’t remember where I originally saw this whimsically named cinnamon-sugar encrusted cookie), and I was hooked. I mean, c’mon. They’re called snickerdoodles – how can that be a bad thing?

Monday, December 14th, 2009


As I mentioned in my previous post on Bento Basics, one shortcut that I’ve found invaluable is relying on your freezer. I’ve always extolled the virtues of bulk-cooking, especially for people who have small family units. It can be a little tricky to buy and cook for one or two people, and since it takes […]

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Obento 101: Bento Basics

Those of you who follow me on twitter or flickr probably know by now that I’ve been mad about bento for a while. It all started sometime in the middle of September, when bunny and I were both So Bored of all the food in Central (where she works). I mean, as much as Hong […]

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Easy Summery Pasta

Okay fine, it’s not summer (in Hong Kong – or anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere – anyway), but I think we’re all too familiar with those weeknights when you need to rustle up a quick dinner. And whether it’s a hot summer’s day where you’re dreading the idea of spending a few hours in a […]