eggs

tempered rice

Think of this as Sri Lankan fried rice, butter-fried rice, or as it is known back home, tempered rice....

soft and sharp egg sammy

If the idea of egg and mustard together sounds strange, I don't blame you, but I do urge you to try it anyway. Something about the combination of the taste and smell of the sharp mustard when you bite into that soft, rich egg is perfect....

caramel flan

My mom JUST found her mother's flan recipe! Except, she didn't......

sunday fried rice

We often have this fried rice on Sundays in our house. Sunday mornings can be, harsh, ahem, and this is definitely comfort food....
better easter eggs

easter eggs

For once you actually want turmeric to stain your things....
spring preview

spring preview

i don't care if it snows next week, i'm calling it: spring is here. it's been unusually warm since the end of february, and i don't consider that a fluke. ...
ramen week 1

ramen noodle week pt. i

i bought fresh ramen noodles so i'm experimenting with a couple of homemade ramen soups this week. tonight, a seaweed-steeped broth, with red, coarse miso a...
winter salad nicoise

winter salad nicoise

    Every winter we forget that we used to make this, "like, all the time last winter!" It's a welcome rediscovery. Like a traditional Nicoise salad, it ...