July is a month of opposites. The intoxicating thrill of hot weather casts a spell of electrifying delirium, but also a stupefying and mind-numbing glaze. Office workers are scant – all having escaped to the lake by Thursday at 2 pm, or at the very least, cool basements – while university students flit by on […]
Oh HI! It’s been a few blinks. Life piles on, and it doesn’t always leave room for chronicling it online, or more importantly, in my mind’s memory bank. For better or worse, significant moments seem to be marked by the food surrounding them. As I think of past meals, I am better able to recall […]
Enjoying the last nibbles/niblets of summer.
Weekend plans: to eat a whole watermelon all by ma’self!
Fentiman’s – a very good ginger beer indeed!
A summer salad of baby spinach topped with pan-fried apples, sesame and sunflower seeds, dressed lightly with rice vinegar and sunflower oil. A lovely contrast of textures.
An afternoon snack: beer and orange slices.
So, okay. Last week we had a friend over for dinner. Being the height of summer, and in a humid old apartment with no air conditioning, it felt appropriate to serve a meal that required minimal heat generation in its preparations, from both me and the kitchen appliances. As such, I decided on: – […]