Lately, I’ve been reading Cooked, book turned Netflix series, in which author Michael Pollan writes about the four natural elements: fire, water, air, and earth. He explains each element in their relationship to cooking and food very intricately and simultaneously finds a way to seamlessly weave them together to fit a colorful and elaborate food history mosaic. Continue reading “Yukgaejang”

The Only Meal Rich Ladies Enjoy

In a recent video interview on Jimmy Fallon’s show, Anthony Bourdain said that brunch is a “horrible, cynical way of unloading leftovers and charging three times as much as you ordinarily charge for breakfast.” Continue reading “The Only Meal Rich Ladies Enjoy”

Woes of Being Lactose Intolerant

Like many Asians, I am lactose intolerant. Not extremely, but consuming large amounts of dairy will force me to frequent the bathroom. Unfortunately, hubris got the better side of me, and I consumed a strawberry lassi, a “smoothie-like” drink made from yogurt. Yogurt. A few hours later, shit literally hit the fan.

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