Comfort food

Remembering Jenny & Popo

That passion for food, those kitchen skills and hospitality. But above all, those smiles… Jenny & Popo are dearly missed by many people, myself included. I won’t write much here, for I’d like to remember them through food instead of words. So tonight, I made this wonderful dish, which they taught…

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A taste journey (Bisi bele bhath)

A taste journey (Bisi bele bhath)

(Recipe below) I can come up with so many reasons and excuses for this blogging hiatus. Life happened, I guess. The main reason is smiling at me from the living room rug while I’m writing this: baby O. It’s true, babies gobble up all your time. I won’t suddenly turn…

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Our burrito pop up in Rome

Our burrito pop up in Rome

Any food that is not Italian is hard to come by in acceptable renditions in Rome, but this especially holds true for Mexican food. Why Mexican in particular? That’s hard to tell, I just know that the people who’ve stubbornly ventured out to try yet another Mexican restaurant always came…

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Empanadas

Kitchen corpses (Empanadas de carne)

Kitchen corpses. If you love to cook, you’ll be likely to have a few (too many) of them. You know, those utterly useless machines clogging cabinets and those ‘handy’ utensils always jamming drawers. After every birthday party, you can add a few more precious items to the museum of kitchen…

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