This post is dedicated to my mom, without whom I would never have the courage to make this dish. Y'all know Bhindi right? Or okra, or ladies' fingers in English. Wikipedia states that it's a "flowering plant in the mallow family," whatever the hell that means. You know, this thing: To me it's one of those vegetables … Continue reading Facing your fears #1: Bhindi
Ya girl got it right on the first try, so let's get down to business.
Disclaimer: Um, I don't know. All rights to the movie Chef I guess? Well, not really since it isn't Chef's original recipe, but you get the point. By now you may have noticed my food-related posts are often a compensation for the lack of activity on this "blog" that I had promised myself to maintain. … Continue reading Budget Pasta Aglio e Olio from Chef because I’m broke
A few weeks ago I posted a poll on my instagram on whether I should bake a vanilla cake or a chocolate one to incorporate a box of leftover frozen raspberries in. The result was an unsurprising 50-50, because of course the Social Media Gods wouldn't help me with my inherent indecisiveness. So, much like … Continue reading Human Makes Disastrous Vanilla Cake, Complains About It After Not Following Recipe
Warning: Immediately after eating this dish, you might want to not make it for at least another week. [Skip the intro, I'm rambling, as usual] Do you realise that the most popular, classic dishes are often invented by broke-ass hippies in their kitchens with minimal ingredients, trying to make something edible? And does it occur … Continue reading How to make an obscure chickpea dish that my aunt told me about, like, once.
[Click this to skip the bullshit] The best thing about bringing a hand-made dessert to a party is that even if it tastes like garbage, people still have to pretend to like it to acknowledge dedication to said event. It fuels the deluded, insecure side of me with a boost of unwarranted self-esteem whenever I … Continue reading 5 Ingredient Passable, but Customizable Brownies
Disclaimer: Please read the title. This is beginner's baking, so let's not get ahead of ourselves, but instead lower our expectations on how awesome this might be. Baby steps. I'm learning right along with you. I say this so that in case you fail, you won't come for me. [If you don't wanna read this, skip … Continue reading How To Make An Okay Carrot Cake