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soft scented spinach

soft, scented spinach (and rice)

I can vouch for its gentleness on an upset stomach and it's ability to fortify, but I hope you simply enjoy this in good health....
toasts LS

home toast at high noon

Because shaving, drizzling, sprinkling, melting, and drizzling down your chin–all the decadence belonging to the home toast experience-is gross and unwelcome at the office....
picked salad with eggs

pickled salad with eggs

I chose radishes and yellow pepper for one reason: pretty. Feel free to choose other non-watery, crunchy vegetables....
mom's rice sticks

mom’s rice sticks

This is possibly maybe a style of Singapore dish that Sri Lankans eat (and maybe sometimes make) by way of Chinese restaurants and cooks in the south of Sri Lanka....
chilies in oil

chilies in oil

We'd adjust if they removed some of our favourites from the menu, but we'd throw a little fit if this restaurant stopped serving their house made chilies in oil....
carrots in corriander

carrots in coriander

To be served craggy, big carrots in all their ugly beauty (well they are both), lying long and awkwardly on a white plate was different. I had to take them in and then I had to recreate them....
parsnip pecorino soup LS

parsnip pecorino soup

One December day in New York, on the first really snowy day of that winter, I went to M. Wells Dinette at MoMA PS1. It was cold enough outside that I passed...
tibetan butter tea LS

tibetan butter tea

In 2004 the Dalai Lama came to Toronto to perform a Kalachakra and I attended for part of the week-long event. Aside from being a memorable spiritual experi...