I have a confession. For all my Mediterranean obsession, I hate two of the most essential Mediterranean vegetables: eggplant and zucchini. I would refer to zucchini as a useless vegetable – a filler that restaurants throw in to bulk up better vegetables like cauliflower because it has no particular flavor or texture. As for eggplant, I think it’s horrible in terms of both flavor and texture – mushy, bitter, stringy.Read More
It’s persimmon season in California, and last month a friend with a tree gifted me with a huge haul of bright orange fruits. Read More
If I had to encapsulate my academic aspirations into a single image, it would be the memory of sitting around the coffee table in the economics department lounge at Carleton, eating my professor’s homemade scones, drinking tea, and debating applied philosophy with professors and students. Read More
It’s not you I want, PSL, it’s what you’re made of. Read More
Always have the ingredients to throw yourself a mouth party.
At the end of my research trip in Sicily, I tacked on a week to check out some things in Vienna. Read More