Week 10 Adventures

Mint Leaf dim sum, Week 10 Adventures | Delicious Not Gorgeous

you may have heard that my most recent quarter of school was not as… taxing as other quarters. so when my friend b asked if i was willing to hang out the weekend before finals, i was naturally down. our mutual friend s is always dod (“definition of down”), so she rounded out our trio […]

Spam Musubi

You may have queasy memories revolving the squishy meat product known as spam. But pan-fried, coated in teriyaki, and tucked into a rice and seaweed hug, it transforms into lunchtime hero spam musubi.

this post was originally published in october 2013. i’ve since updated the picture, which you may recognize from my header. if you would like to see the old picture, you can click here (and see what my site used to look like pre-custom domain wheeeee), or don’t and just know that this picture is much better […]

Summer Berries and Earl Grey Cream

This summer berries and earl grey cream from Delicious Not Gorgeous is a great way to celebrate the fourth of July and a delicious excuse to eat more whipped cream.

summer berries and earl grey cream sounds summery, but maybe not explicitly fourth of july. let me explain. there’s the very stereotypical red (strawberry), white (whipped cream) and blue (blackberries and blueberries). it’s a nod to america’s english roots, due to the british propensity for tea and tea time, as well as wikipedia’s claim that […]

No Mai Fan

No mai fan, or Chinese sticky rice, is filled with crispy lap cheong (sausage), tender shiitake mushrooms and crunchy peanuts.

saghar of lab noon sent out a call for a virtual midsummer potluck for peace, and i was on board 3409%. i don’t feel as fragile now as i did back in november, in a post-election haze. you know, when my already tear-y instincts were heightened to the point where i almost started bawling in […]