It’s an abstract sort of concept to grasp, the idea that it’s possible to hunger for the human touch. We’ve all felt it – to be sure, in different ways, but we’re all human, and to be human is to want the companionship of others like us.Read more "Skin Hunger"
It was early spring in Montmartre, and the Parisian streets were still too cool to sit outside for too long, but perfect for dawdling inside the cafes along the gorgeously cobbled Rue des Abbesses.Read more "Madeleine, My Love"
Otherwise known as Unscrambled Eggs.
First dates are filled with expectation and the excitement of the unknown. With the beloved perpetrator of this recipe, it was all bliss, all joy, and a full year of domestic, familiar affection.Read more "A First-Date Omelette"
I’m an anime watcher.
There, I’ve said it. My current muse is Shokugeki no Soma, a manga-turned-anime about a young boy named Yukihira Soma, who, in a quest to surpass his father in cooking, has enrolled in a top-tier, sometimes terrifying culinary school.Read more "Yukihira’s Beef Stew"
I don’t know if anyone else feels this way, but I’m often awash with a wave of terror every time I get sick. It’s the possibility that I might actually drop dead one day, and no one would notice until my landlord realises rent hasn’t been paid in over a month.Read more "Advanced Cooking"
The first time I ate at Serai was close to eight years ago. I was a fresh-faced college student at the time, and my then-boss had brought the whole team out to try what he’d called ‘the best Nasi Ulam in town’.Read more "A Comforting Familiarity"
I hadn’t planned to do so much baking over the past month, but as it turns out, unplanned baking weekends do creep up on you.Read more "Dark and Handsome"