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Tonkatsu Me

One of my favourite cuisines is Japanese. If I could marry a platter of sushi, I probably would (hold the wasabi – I’m a wuss like that). The Japanese have a way with food; when I see those really made-up … Continue reading

05. March 2013 by Zye
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A (Dubious) Passion for Passion Fruit

I don’t quite know what to make of passion fruit. And I think the rest of the world would agree with me. I’ve often wondered why it’s called what it is when there seems to be nothing about it that … Continue reading

08. February 2013 by Zye
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A (Food) Review of 2012

It’s 2013. Wow. A year has gone by so fast, doomsday predictions notwithstanding. At around this time last year, I think I was sprawled on a couch, dramatically bemoaning my lack of a life. Or a job. Or anything – … Continue reading

06. January 2013 by Zye
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On Making Pita Bread

My roommate loves to cook, which is great because I love to eat. Her most recent foray was into making pita bread. Since she didn’t take her chapati maker from home with her when she decided to move, she had … Continue reading

19. November 2012 by Zye
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Making Tofu Mousse

It doesn’t sound particularly appetizing. To be honest, my reaction to the mere idea of tofu mousse, or using tofu in any kind of dessert, for that matter, was one of disgust. I like tofu, but I’d never tried a … Continue reading

26. October 2012 by Zye
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Easy Tuna Potato Salad from Home

My mom makes an awesome chicken-potato salad. When I say awesome, I mean AWESOME, no exaggeration. On the rare occasions that she finds the time to cook this, I pitch in, mind, body and soul because I know the rewards … Continue reading

10. October 2012 by Zye
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Wasabi-happening?

During my first Communications class in the first semester of my first year of college, my professor entered the room and began handing out tongue depressors. She then told us to close our eyes and hold out the tongue depressors. … Continue reading

27. September 2012 by Zye
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Churning Out Homemade Ice Cream, Literally

The weekend is over. And there’s nothing like a weekend over to begin to look forward to another weekend. So, in the hopes that I will one day learn to make homemade ice cream so that I can have a … Continue reading

17. September 2012 by Zye
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A Side of Grilled Mushrooms

Mushrooms have been a part of my diet ever since I could remember. My mom has always believed in practising the whole “eat your vegetables” thing, and while mushrooms are fungi, they fall under the “healthy foods” category. Hence their … Continue reading

12. September 2012 by Zye
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A Crash Course on Hygienic Food Preparation

You’d think these things just require common sense, but sometimes, even the smartest chef can overlook or neglect the rules of basic hygienic food preparation. So to remind everyone that there’s no sense in cooking up the most delicious storm … Continue reading

07. September 2012 by Zye
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