Embellished Cakes and Memories

“When we were little, my brother and I would look forward to our birthdays because my mom was a really good cook/baker.” Continue reading “Embellished Cakes and Memories”


Family’s Comfort

My aunt is an amazing person. First, she’s given birth to three kids, which is incredible in and of itself. Second, she quit her job to take care of her kids, which is hard for anyone to do. Third, she moved to Singapore when her husband’s work required the family to move. And lastly, she is one of the most sympathetic people I know.  Continue reading “Family’s Comfort”

Mass Producing Good Food

An avid math enthusiast, John’s favorite and most used quote is, “Ugh, I just love math so much” or something along those lines. He plays soccer on the WashU Men Club Soccer Team and enjoys taking long runs in Forest Park. His go-to meal is the carvery wrap offered at WashU, found at the Law School Cafe and Holmes Lounge, so consequently he frequents the two places for lunch as often as he can. Continue reading “Mass Producing Good Food”

When in Miami…

Like many Miami Latinos, Paul talks with the thick, distinct accent that can be heard across the room. Slight lisp, a mixture of an American accent and Spanish maybe? He really misses the Miami sun, often complaining about how cold and disgusting St. Louis is. Another thing he really misses, like every college student away from home, is his mom’s cooking.

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Ramadan Pastries

Extremely caring evident from his concern towards everyone, Yaseen is not the typical friend everyone has, but rather the friend everyone wants to have. His favorite word, probably not but given the amount of times he uses it in a single conversation, is “dope” and he eats the same salad every lunch: mixed greens, croutons, red onions, black olives, and balsamic vinaigrette (I’m sure I forgot certain ingredients, but he’s very particular). Pious towards both religion and family, Yaseen’s favorite food connects these two most important factors in his life.

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