Moonlight Pasta & the Simmering Thoughts

I’ve been a night owl on and off these past few weeks. I got up in the middle of the night, lid up the kitchen, and started chopping up ingredients to my impromptu pasta. Just between me and my pasta, I called it Gochujang Spaghetti Pomadoro.

Gochujang Spaghetti Pomadoro

Impromptu Pasta: Gochujang Spaghetti Pomadoro

The sound of the spaghetti pot steaming in the dimly lid kitchen was soothing in the quiet night. I chopped the vegetables in a steady rhythm as my mind started to wander to the simmering thoughts in my head. I am still unsure on what to do next in life. Continue reading “Moonlight Pasta & the Simmering Thoughts”


Spring is Here! BBQ on the Deck

Spring is here!

My dad revived the old grill for my brother’s birthday. My mom pitched in the BBQ idea the week before. We all looked forward to grilling out in the backyard and especially to get rid of the excess food inventory. My sister gave me tips on stacking and soaking the scewers. We discussed for a bit how we should arrange the veggies and tofu. When I work with my sister, it’s like having the other voice in my head. I feel the true meaning of ‘two heads is better than one’ when working with her. My dad is usually in charge of all the cooking at home. This time, I took charge of grilling the vegetables while my dad finish the Somtam (papaya salad). I’ve never cooked on a BBQ grill before. My new favorite BBQ food is grilled portobello mushroom. Continue reading “Spring is Here! BBQ on the Deck”