Monthly Meals: November

This month’s food saw me being a little more British. I baked a lot more chicken (living at my aunt’s place made me realize baked chicken is almost always a one-way road to a quick and tasty dinner), attempted lasagna again, made bread pudding and custard to pour over it, tried some sort of beef…

Apple Bread Pudding

Sometimes I make things that I like, but Jack doesn’t like, and then it means a lot of food for me. I should try doing this more often.

Home is in Handmade Dumplings

For the longest that I can remember, my mum’s always been able to make these fabulous dumplings (鍋貼) by hand. Time to follow in dear old Mum’s footsteps!

Photograph from September 11

One of the great things about teaching is that you’re constantly learning new things in the quest to teaching other things. I wasn’t expecting to find this poem though.

Monthly Meals: September

September was characterized by pre-made hamburgers and pre-made meatballs, because that’s usually what we found on sale when we went to the grocery store after school.

Just the Wedding Cake

Now this is a story all about how Cake plans got flipped-turned upside down And it feels like a mad rad dream Just sit right there I’ll tell you how I made my own wedding cake out of ice cream.

Vancouver = Bugs + Coffee

It’s a Friday night, the rain is pouring outside (finally!) and I’m writing up lesson plans for a senior accounting class. Such is the life of a student teacher. Call me strange but I’m actually in so much bliss. Ah, life. A break is in order though, so let’s talk about some of the weird…

Autumn Cheesecake

I apologize for having not posted in over a week T_____T. To cheer you up though, heeeeere’s cheesecake! And just in time for Thanksgiving, too! Mind you, Joy and I made this around midnight, so let the crazies begin!

Bug off!

No, no, I don’t mean you, dear reader. I mean this: And no, I didn’t take a picture of any of the ones I killed while they were alive. I had a bad enough time searching the web (no pun intended) for photos *shudder*.