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A Fresh Start: Zucchini Pasta with Homemade Pesto

The school year has begun and with that comes stress, lack of sleep, and poor eating habits. It’s just part of the territory that comes along with being a student. 873 more words


Never A Dull Moment: The Coup's Shadowbox

Live Review/ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts,  8/16/14

Billed as a haunted-house/funhouse/live concert/performance art piece, “The Coup’s Shadowbox” delivered on all fronts. The show, whose world premiere took place August 16 at SF‘s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, was an immersive aural and visual experience, built around a live Coup performance, which never let up for even a minute. 1,492 more words

Live Review

Mood: Excited and Calm all at the same time-Green Papaya Salad

Excited and Calm…how is that possible??  I’ll tell ya…

I’m excited because I am so flippin proud that this dish turned out so well and I had so much fun making it.   1,175 more words


Basil Pesto

I was thinking about what to cook for tea tonight that won’t be too heavy in the tummy as we will eat late. Jason has karate practise until 8.30 and will need to have something easily digested. 169 more words

Cool Tools: Molcajete | The Only Guacamole Recipe You'll Ever Need

Chips. Salsa. Guacamole. Three simple things that tell me all I need to know about the meal I’m about to have in a Mexican restaurant.  If the salsa arrives and looks and tastes like ketchup, my hopes are dashed and I steel myself for the impending disaster that is surely to follow.   1,014 more words


DIY Lavender Potpourri


I have to say, I never thought I would be the type of person to have potpourri in my home. Potpourri is so old-fashioned, right? Yes, potpourri that is full of artificial dyes and chemically-created scents… 310 more words


Take five: Mortar and pestles

I’ve got so many ideas for pesto’s, ranging from the average basil or coriander pesto to more exotic flavours involving pumpkin seeds and kakiebos. Combining the oil, garlic, herbs and nuts to form a splendid condiment – without letting any of the ingredients fade into the background – can be tricky. 39 more words

Take Five