When I write about food and what makes it good and special, what defines my taste buds and what I consider tasty? Continue reading “Taste”


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”

Drabby Rainy Days

Springtime in St. Louis sucks. As an Alabamian, I am used to nearing 80 degrees weather with a mild breeze in the air, but instead, I am greeted with rain, mud, and really uninviting weather conditions. Also, the rain is not the type of rain you can avoid with an umbrella. First, there’s side wind, which wreaks havoc on my umbrella (I’m on my 3rd one right now) and soaks me no matter which way I hold my umbrella. And second, it’s drizzling, which means putting an umbrella up is a hassle but not using an umbrella leads you to getting completely drenched. Continue reading “Drabby Rainy Days”

Ingredients of My Grandma’s Past

During the summers, when I visit Korea, the first place we go to is my grandmother’s house. This is on my mom’s side of the family as both my dad’s parents passed away before I was even born. My grandma is kind of hard to read. She grew up in an environment where showing any emotion resulted in harsh repercussions, and she still embodies that aloofness. Continue reading “Ingredients of My Grandma’s Past”