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 […]
One thing I like to know about people is how they like bananas. My mom likes them when they’re kind of on the brink of being green, Chris likes them when they’re PERFECTLY yellow, my other friend likes them lightly ripe and I have another friend who likes them as ripe as possible. I personally […]
So I decided to go back to something sweet tonight. One of my coworkers ALWAYS brings overripe bananas that are perfect for baking. I’m a little sick of banana bread and banana muffins from making it too much a couple summers ago, so I opted for some banana chocolate chip cookies!