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[My Life in Paris] Themes for the New Year
As we turned the page on 2022, I reflected on how I’d like my new year to unfold. I generally don’t make resolutions, but I …
[My Life in Paris] Easing into Winter
Sub-zero temperatures arrived a bit early this winter. That means lots of hot drinks and hearty dishes to stay warm. I preserved some organic lemons …
[My Life in Paris] Sweater Weather Cocooning
It’s beginning to feel more and more like winter! In this vlog, I share a couple of dishes I’ve been cooking and eating to stay …
[My Life in Paris] Autumn Reset
Already, we find ourselves at the tail end of the year. I spent a good part of this year stuck in an unbending state of …
A Slow and Leisurely Weekend Morning
This autumn got off to a bit of a rough start. Like many folks around the world, I hadn’t traveled in ages. I was looking …
How to Make Banana Bread
A delectable banana bread with cinnamon, toasted walnuts and crème fraîche that is perfect for breakfast or an afternoon snack.
Five Drinks to Stay Cool This Summer
To keep cool and hydrated during this scorching summer heat, I’ve been slurping these Vietnamese drinks: iced coffee with condensed milk, chilled artichoke tea, basil seeds & malva nuts, avocado smoothie, and grass jelly.
A New Chapter
The monotony of spending so much time within the same four walls day in and day out during the last two years warped my sense …
Xá Xíu Chay | Char Siu Seitan
This xá xíu chay (vegetarian char siu) is a satisfying stand in for the meat version of pork char siu. It can be served in a number of dishes, such as stir-fried chow mein noodles, steamed buns, Vietnamese sandwiches, etc.
Pad See Ew with Tofu & Mikado Spinach
When I’m craving something light and flavorful, yet am feeling unmotivated to cook, this is the dish I turn to. Pad see ew is simply flat rice noodles stir-fried with soy sauce. My meatless version with fried tofu and mikado spinach only takes 15 minutes to whip up, making it an ideal work from home lunch or satisfying weeknight dinner after a demanding work day.