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[tasty review + giveaway] Dumpling Dreams: How Joyce Chen Brought the Dumpling from Beijing to Cambridge by Carrie Clickard and Katy Wu

Ni hao! Hello!

Do you ever dream about dumplings? I certainly do.

In fact, just hearing the word “dumpling” makes me happy. It’s the ultimate comfort food and my favorite term of endearment (feel free to call me ‘Dumpling’ any time). 1,182 more words

Poetry Friday

Basic Tomato Sauce

Let’s talk Red Sauce.

Nothing is as pure as a nice tomato sauce, whether it’s going on a pizza, on pasta, with meatballs (which the next post will be about!), on fresh bread, or just straight into my mouth… 798 more words

Creamy Chicken with Butternut Squash

Here’s my take on an incredibly simple creamy chicken dish. The fresh herbs and chilli take this dish higher on the yummy scales so lets not dilly-dally – here’s my recipe: 284 more words

International Food

Butternut Squash Soups

Butternut Squash with Ginger


  1. 1 Large Butternut Squash
  2. 2-3 Large Leeks
  3. 4 tsps of shredded fresh ginger
  4. 4-6c of Chicken Stock

Steps the Night Before: 486 more words

Weekend Cooking

Shepherd Brown's Mutton Pie

Well, alright, it’s not mutton, it’s just plain old lamb. Ba dum tss.

I’m a bit torn, to be honest. So far, the posts I’ve made have been for recipes I consider staples of my own cooking. 972 more words

a mixed platter of literary cookbooks for holiday gift giving

It’s November and the holidays are upon us!

And guess what? I’ve FINISHED all my holiday shopping!!!

Stop screaming, I’m just kidding. :)

I know this might be true for some of you super organized types out there. 3,371 more words


Chicken Curry Soup

An adaption of a Mulligatawny Soup.

The night before barbecue the chicken and 1-2 onion(s).

The ingredients

Weekend Cooking