Honk honk!

I am pleased to announce that I will be going to Hong Kong with my family in September.  Hong Kong is my second home, and I have missed it.  It has been over a year and a half since I was last there. What will I do there?  Eat!  Eat lots of food!  Instead of … Continue reading

I can’t help it, I’m Asian!

I love to use this line.  I’m allowed to make jokes about Asians, because I’m Asian.  In this world of uber political correctness, this is a privilege that many others do not have. As an Asian: I love to eat (and I get very impatient waiting for food); I love bargains and savings; and I … Continue reading

My lovelies…

I am about to have dinner with my lovely girlfriends.  Trendy Thai at Cookie is on the agenda.  I’m pretty hungry so I’m ravenously devouring some Corn Thins at the moment.  This afternoon, I stumbled across a cute bookshop and bought 12 secondhand books for 50 cents each.  I also bought a book on compassion, … Continue reading

Dumpling Queen

After my disastrous foray into gnocchi making, I am happy to announce that I have successfully made Chinese dumplings (that’s dumpings to us Honkies* – there is a silent L): Recipe courtesy of Christine’s Recipes.  I can’t wait to try the rest of her stuff! Here’s a flashback to enjoy: Happy Sunday! —- *I am … Continue reading

Asian taking pictures of food

In keeping with my heritage, here are some photos of food I’ve recently taken (excuse the photography, it is too late in the night to try to make my photos look ‘trendy’): I wish I had been quick enough to take a photo of the moment when the dessert arrived.  The cameras immediately came out … Continue reading

I am a genius

I often tell myself this.  Never because I’ve thought up something profound, or solved some sort of complex problem.  It’s always something to do with food. When I’m enjoying hot buttered slices of raisin toast with my coffee in the morning – Clara, you genius! When I’m wondering what to do with a punnet of strawberries … Continue reading

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