Monthly Archives: August 2009

(500) Days of Summer

The title makes me gag (it’s about a guy who dates a girl named Summer!), but wow, I really love this movie!¬†Zooey Deschanel! Joseph Gordon-Levitt! Cuteness! And yeah, it can be a little precious at times, but I don’t care. … Continue reading

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Dinner Project: Savoury bread pudding

I made this before, but I think I only posted it on my Facebook. Sorry! It’s a recipe I found in the New York Times, and it’s so easy and delicious. Plus, I had bought an entire loaf of dark … Continue reading

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Nothing is Private AKA Towelhead

This movie came out in 2008, but I only got around to seeing it now. And it’s absolutely heartbreaking. Jesira (Summer Bishil) is a Lebanese-American teenager. Her white mother sends her to live with her dad after catching her boyfriend … Continue reading

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Dinner Project: a dessert! Coconut sticky rice with mango.

This week, I was lucky enough to have inspired a gentleman friend to cook for me! He put together a very delicious green curry, and for my part, I made¬†this coconut sticky rice with mango. It was extremely simple, and … Continue reading

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Dinner Project: lunch at Sasano HQ

It’s pretty easy to see where I get my obsession with food. Here is a lunch that my mom made me: On the bottom left, there is unagi-don. Above it, a plateful of leftovers: taro root, carrot/daikon, green beans, tofu … Continue reading

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The Ugly Truth

Yeah, so sometimes I like to see a chick flick just for research purposes. You gotta know what your enemies are up to, eh? That and my sociology PhD friend has been teaching her students about gendered conversation and reaction … Continue reading

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Dinner Project: Pad Thai

I had such a craving today! And while getting takeout is definitely an option, I do feel that it’s better to learn how to make things, especially when everyone tell you that it’s really easy. So I found a recipe … Continue reading

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Dinner Project: trout

I’ve done this before, but isn’t this version pretty? Pan-fried trout, boiled potatoes (from Greens, Eggs and Ham) and baby carrots (Kulhmann’s), pan-fried broccolini, and corn bread.

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