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Red Velvet If You Please

“What happens when people open their hearts?” “They get better.” – Haruki Murakami What’s with red velvet cake? Not to cast aspersions on those who live for the stuff—including my darling friend, Rima, who worships at the cathedral of Red

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Red Velvet If You Please

“What happens when people open their hearts?” “They get better.” – Haruki Murakami What’s with red velvet cake? Not to cast aspersions on those who live for the stuff—including my darling friend, Rima, who worships at the cathedral of Red

Gourmet Rhapsody

“Pastries . . . can only be appreciated to the full extent of their subtlety when they are not eaten to assuage our hunger, when the orgy of their sugary sweetness is not destined to full some primary need but

Gourmet Rhapsody

“Pastries . . . can only be appreciated to the full extent of their subtlety when they are not eaten to assuage our hunger, when the orgy of their sugary sweetness is not destined to full some primary need but

Tanta Cocina Peruana: A Gastronomic Voyage through Peru, in Chicago

This review of Chicago-based Peruvian restaurant, Tanta Cocina Peruana, was originally written for and published by The Daily Meal Photo Credit: Hayet  Rida Tanta means “bread” in Quechua, the indigenous language of the Andean people of South America, but there

Tanta Cocina Peruana: A Gastronomic Voyage through Peru, in Chicago

This review of Chicago-based Peruvian restaurant, Tanta Cocina Peruana, was originally written for and published by The Daily Meal Photo Credit: Hayet  Rida Tanta means “bread” in Quechua, the indigenous language of the Andean people of South America, but there

Comfortably Dressed for Greed

When my friend, Travis, offered to take me out for one of most favourite things to do — omakase — at Atlanta’s most talked-about sushi outpost, there was no way I was leaving anything to chance: I had to be prepared; I had to wear something roomy enough to contain my greed.

Comfortably Dressed for Greed

When my friend, Travis, offered to take me out for one of most favourite things to do — omakase — at Atlanta’s most talked-about sushi outpost, there was no way I was leaving anything to chance: I had to be prepared; I had to wear something roomy enough to contain my greed.

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It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year: Rhubarb Season

Rhubarb season is notoriously short– well at least it is in Georgia, given that it is not grown here. I believe the season lasts approximately 12 hours: you blink and it is gone. For this reason, once I catch wind of rhubarb’s return, strawberry rhubarb pie (and other such strawberry-rhubarb dalliances) must happen.

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It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year: Rhubarb Season

Rhubarb season is notoriously short– well at least it is in Georgia, given that it is not grown here. I believe the season lasts approximately 12 hours: you blink and it is gone. For this reason, once I catch wind of rhubarb’s return, strawberry rhubarb pie (and other such strawberry-rhubarb dalliances) must happen.

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Roasted Squash and Caramelised Shallot Pizza

I’ve had a whale of time playing with winter squash in the kitchen for the past month. There was the recreation of Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Kabocha squash toasts with apple cider vinegar and maple syrup onion jam, and then there was

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Roasted Squash and Caramelised Shallot Pizza

I’ve had a whale of time playing with winter squash in the kitchen for the past month. There was the recreation of Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Kabocha squash toasts with apple cider vinegar and maple syrup onion jam, and then there was

A Goose and An Albatross Walk Into A Bar…

The Christmas Geese have come home to roost. *Idiom: /ˈɪd.i.əm/ (Latin: idioma, “special property”, f. Greek: ἰδίωμα – idiōma, “special feature, special phrasing, a peculiarity”, f. Greek: ἴδιος – idios, “one’s own”): noun 1. an expression whose meaning is not

A Goose and An Albatross Walk Into A Bar…

The Christmas Geese have come home to roost. *Idiom: /ˈɪd.i.əm/ (Latin: idioma, “special property”, f. Greek: ἰδίωμα – idiōma, “special feature, special phrasing, a peculiarity”, f. Greek: ἴδιος – idios, “one’s own”): noun 1. an expression whose meaning is not