As the Paper Palate Turns

Last Sunday, I didn’t do my usual round-up of my posts at the Paper Palate, because I was busy frying spring rolls and steaming buns, so this week, we have a lot to catch up on. It was a pretty heavy news period in the world of food magazines, and luckily, I caught most of […]

Weekend Cat Blogging: Look, Honey! A Hallmark Card Moment

Don’t you just love it when your cats are so cute that it’s sickening? Look at these pictures and tell me if your blood sugar doesn’t rise so precipitously that your pancreas threatens to jump ship. This is how Gummitch and Tatterdemalion were sleeping in my chair when I came into the office. I didn’t […]

Greens Are Good

I guess regular readers should know by now that I like greens. I’ve written about gai lan, choi sum, bok choi, collards, kale and pea shoots. What else can I possibly have to say on the subject? I mean, we all know that the green leafies are good for us, supplying large amounts of folate, […]

What To Eat When You Read About Curry

It is all the fault of this book I am reading, you see. Entitled, Curry: A Tale of Cooks & Conquerors, by Lizzie Collingham, it is a history of the development of the dish known as curry. (Who would have guessed?) It is also utterly engrossing, at least to a food geek like myself who […]

Dim Sum Delight: Char Siu Bao

I’ll never forget the party my in-laws hosted for me when I graduated from culinary school at Johnson & Wales. It was a dim sum brunch at King’s Garden Restaurant in Cranston, RI that we held early in the day before the graduation ceremony, which was a gargantuan affair in downtown Providence. Most of what […]

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