Chicken and Shiitake mushroom dumplings

I adore dumplings. Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Eastern European. I could never be accused of being a dumplingist. I love them all… but… I have never made my own. This is a pretty basic recipe and quick. Super quick. Admittedly I cheated and didn’t make my own wrappers but the ones I bought from one of…

Study salad season

So this is what I was up to during my study breaks. Making salads. Lots of them. It didn’t quite stave off the couch potatoey-ness of having to sit for an entire four months but I’d imagine things could have been a lot worse had I not been in pursuit of the divine salad. I…

Catching up

So I’ve been scanning through some photos I took of our food and produce over the last few months while I was studying and thought some of them are just too awesome to not share. Such as our first crop of peas, now that was a satisfying time taking a break from study and shelling…

Simple breakfast with added decandence

As a result of our gourmet feast we have a few pretty speccy ingredients in the fridge which I’ll be using to ramp up a few staples over time. For this simple breakfast I decided to use the salmon roe but the truffle paste is staring at me and begging to be combined with eggs…