May 5, 2012 in Foods
Today is the first day of our local farmer’s market and this is what Chu does:
July 14, 2011 in Foods
Five years ago, I was under the impression that Mac & Cheese was a “good enough” dinner to take me through a school year. I could hardly tell the difference between a cucumber and a zucchini. Breakfast was rare, and when it happened it was usually an overpriced granola bar found at some college shop between my apartment and class.
Thankfully, I learned pretty quickly that that much pasta is not good on the digestive system. With Chu’s help I have made leaps and bounds in my culinary preferences. And now when I have breakfast, it looks like this:
Vanilla almond granola with local(ish) “super natural” yogurt, topped with some delicious red and pink current jam made by one of (Chu’s co-workers) to mix in. Oh my yum.
More on breakfast, crafts, more food, and where the hell we’ve been (including a bit of why that photo looks a lot better than previous ones) to be posted in the coming weeks.
August 29, 2010 in Foods
It’s a bit hazy, but the story goes something like this:
We recently starting watching an anime called Yakitate: Japan. Long story short, it’s bread-making made epic. Needless to say, I became inspired to bake bread. I had wanted to make a braided bread, and spent a good deal of time mulling over the details. Ultimately, I decided that it should have 4 different types of bread all weaved into a magnificent work of delicious. I’m a fan of cooking with constraints, for the sole purpose of seeing just how creative I can get. Thus, I decided that these 4 types of bread should each have their own distinct color. I settled on the four standards, red, yellow, green, and blue. The main coloring agents, respectively, ended up being paprika, carrot juice, parsley juice, and a mix of blue corn flour and puréed raisins. Thus, the adventure begins…