Tea Reviews

St. James Darjeeling Tea * Taylors of Harrogate Assam Tea * Harney and Sons Decaffeinated Earl Grey ** Bleh. You get what you pay for. This has spoiled...

My Asian Pantry

Need to use up these things before we leave. I’ll be crossing out as I use them up. “oriental noodles” (from mommy) 5 century eggs acorn starch (K) agar sticks 3 agar strands baby corn bean curd sheets belacan besan flour bihon 1/2 black corn bonito...

Schokinag Drinking Chocolate

If you have a chocolate lover on your gift list this Christmas, or maybe you’re a chocolate lover yourself, you can’t miss with these: Schokinag Drinking Chocolates My favorite: The TRIPLE CHOCOLATE DRINKING CHOCOLATE. The name says it all, don’t you...

Feast and Famine

On the same day. Woke up quite late, because I had stayed up ’til 3 am migrating stuff. Decided to make “lazy suman” (rice cooker, glutinous rice, half a can of coconut milk, 2 teaspoons salt, enough water to reach up to first joint of middle...

Mushroom Stock

2 pounds mushrooms (button or a mix) 2 cups finely chopped onions 8 cups water 1 teaspoon salt Trim and chop mushrooms finely by hand or in a food processor (do it in batches). In a heavy stockpot, put mushrooms, onions, water and salt. Simmer uncovered, 2-3 hours....