Things I learned today: Capitalism is going to destroy my future/translation as a profession. (Get rich schemes, translation marketplaces, and companies that want mediocre/terrible translations fast and cheap vs really good translations at a normal price and human speed. See? I paid attention to the guest speaker in class today.) Asians’ lack ofÂ nose-bridgesÂ make wearing glasses […]
I always thought that mousse had to have raw eggs and a complex amount of heat and stirring. A vague memory of 14-year-old me in Southern-French exchange family is the cause of this assumption, but a wise food blogger commented once, “Mousse is a texture, not a set of ingredients”. Because this mousse is made […]
Some of you may already know that I’m not the biggest fan of the taste of alcohol. Â But one of my summer goals was to make some sangria, because its fruity and fun. And why the heck not. So when my local grocery store had tons of fruit on sale, I bought some fruit, some […]
So lately I’ve been trying to budget my money (I’m not very good at it. I like food too much. And lately I’ve developed an affinity for shoes…and purses. Why do I choose to be most girly when I have no money?) Anyway. One of the efforts of spending less money, is drinking fewer bottled […]
The past mother’s day weekend has been spent at Edible Arrangements, dipping hundreds and hundreds of pieces of fruit in white and dark chocolate. The thing I love about this job is that my boss loves good quality fruit bouquets AND she lets me eat my own mistakes.