Remember 

Why can’t I recall specific moments or exact details of my past like reading it off a piece of paper? For example, I have been looking at my hands all my life yet the lines on each, the creases are a blur. I am trying to recall my mother, her different faces, the way she … More Remember 

Coffee Personalities

I’ve been drinking two to three cups of coffee everyday for 15+ years and I love it and can’t live without it. Can’t say it’s the healthiest choice but that’s irrelevant! My favorite cup of coffee is two scoops of vanilla bean ice cream topped with light to medium roast coffee. Not exactly an affogato … More Coffee Personalities

How to blog Successfully

blog [blawg, blog] An online diary; a personal chronological log of thoughts published on a Web page. A website containing a writer’s own experiences, observations, opinions, etc. According to Entrepreneur there are 6 Strategies for Launching a Successful Blog. Before I get into this article I would like to talk a little about why we (or I) blog. Basically, a blog is a personal journal, a diary. I remember when I was 14 and I could swear I would die … More How to blog Successfully

Duck Pot Pie

The first time I ever tried duck was in New York City in 2003 with my sister Laura. We walked, for like an hour, from Union Square all the way to Chinatown. After staring at the ducks hanging from a rack near the front window of a small restaurant, we decided we must sit in and … More Duck Pot Pie

Five Cheese Ravioli

My good friend gave me a pasta maker the other day and it inspired me to experiment with it. I have always wanted a pasta maker but never got around to actually buying one.  I love making pasta and I am looking forward to making all the types of pasta I can think of. Even … More Five Cheese Ravioli

“No Pain, No Gain”

Originally posted on the jungle inside the girl:
In every organization everyone has to work hard to go up the ladder.  People have to suffer and pay their dues to go from beginners to proffessional status.  In the process of rising there is a lot of pressure, hard work and transformation which can be painful.   This definitely applies to…

My Macarons

  As promised, here is the macaron recipe that worked for me. Ingredients: 275 g Almond Meal/Flour 250 g Confectioner’s Sugar 45g Powdered Flavoring (I use grounded freeze dry fruits, you can opt this out and instead add this amount in add. confectioner’s sugar) 210 g Egg Whites 210 g Granulated Sugar 1/4 tsp Cream of Tartar … More My Macarons