My Favorite Three Croissant Spots in Seattle

When it comes to croissants, there is a sizeable difference between one worth paying for and one that’s not. I have been trying out bakeries all over Seattle, and I would like to share the top three that deliver outstanding results consistently, so the next time you visit Seattle, you know where to go. WhatContinue reading “My Favorite Three Croissant Spots in Seattle”

Eggs Benedict Deconstructed

I had many ‘bennys’ in my life. Some were better than others, yet all are an undeniable staple of the American brunch. I chose this dish to deconstruct because it consists primarily of ingredients that people commonly demonize. So today’s post tries to address the question: What’s unhealthy in Eggs Benedict, and what is itsContinue reading “Eggs Benedict Deconstructed”

Minimalistic Kitchen Basics: Knives

I had plenty of kitchen tools in my life. But when I moved to Seattle, I decided to learn how to do more with less. I live alone in a tiny studio, so it’s the perfect opportunity to challenge what my tools can do. I’m beginning this series of posts with every chef’s pride andContinue reading “Minimalistic Kitchen Basics: Knives”

Book Review: Sapiens, A Brief history of Humankind

“But the best thing fire did was cook. Foods that humans cannot digest in their natural forms – such as wheat, rice, and potatoes – became staples of our diet thanks to cooking” Yuval Noah Harari The book “Sapiens: A brief history of humankind” by Yuval Noah Harari is one of my favorite books ofContinue reading “Book Review: Sapiens, A Brief history of Humankind”

Cooking for Singles: Braised Pork Shoulder, Eight Ways

Variety is the number one challenge I find as a single who likes to cook; convenience is the second one. These challenges lead me to develop ways to make the best use of my ingredients in a way that’s neither boring nor inefficient. Today I’m going to walk you through one week where I ateContinue reading “Cooking for Singles: Braised Pork Shoulder, Eight Ways”

One Strategy to Manage Your Weight

Paying close attention to how we fuel our bodies is essential for weight management. In this blog post, I intend to show you how I think about my weight management and share my insights on the subject. Before I begin, you must know: I’m not a nutritionist, so I might not cover the subject withContinue reading “One Strategy to Manage Your Weight”

Three Stunning Island Cycling Routes in Washington State

When I moved to Seattle, it took me a while to get used to cycling around here. Coming from California, I learned to enjoy routes that almost always traverse through 1000+ ft tall hills. I’m missing those routes here in Seattle, but now I’m learning to enjoy flat roads and rolling hills. The three coursesContinue reading “Three Stunning Island Cycling Routes in Washington State”

How to Make Bread while Camping?

This is a topic I’m really excited to talk about, as I’ve been holding myself from posting this until I actually get a chance to try it in real life! And it finally happened, so happily I will present my camping bread recipe. Context and Challenges You can safely skip all the explanations and goContinue reading “How to Make Bread while Camping?”