Did you know this was actually one of the earliest recipes I ever posted on this blog? Not this exact one, but something similar that I have now adapted.  Because in the spirit of Ms. Laurie Colwin and all of the misguided adventures she writes about in ‘Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen’ (1988), … Continue reading BUTTERMILK PANCAKES


There is a small part of me that borders on the embarrassed when I caveat a recipe with an apology for it’s simplicity. But why, in terms of cooking, should simplicity even be scorned? Surely that’s what we’re looking for, right? Recipes that require the least amount of skill, the least amount of time, the … Continue reading POTATO ROSTIS


I tend to have a sixth sense when it comes to fussy eaters. When someone tells me that, for instance, they don’t like seafood, their plight as an eater is automatically established. I know that the fussiness is strong in this one. This not a fact, just a musing of mine own experiences. And I … Continue reading PURPLE KIMCHI