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 […]
We recently had a pumpkin carving event at the volunteer organization I work at and we picked out about four pumpkin’s worth of pumpkin seeds. I decided to try roasting pumpkin seeds for the first time, and they were actually pretty easy. The only roasted pumpkin seeds I’ve ever eaten have been the bulk, hulled […]
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 […]
So anyone who’s been to Walmart or Stokes with me knows that I am obsessed with all kitchen appliances and accessories. I don’t know what it is. Even before I was big into cooking, I remember going to Walmart with one of my floor mates in residence and having him whine about me spending too […]
As some of you may know, my degree-in-process is Spanish-French-English translation with a minor in Spanish. Despite taking all my Spanish courses, I’m not super educated on Spanish food. One example of such is the crispy, sugary, cinnamony churro. In this case, two-bite churros!