Category Recipes

Fig and Arugula Salad with Honey Lemon Dressing

Oh Arugula. How I love thee. Your luscious green leaves. Your crispy crunchy spine. You send my taste buds a-flutter whether your’re atop my pizza or accompanying my avocados. Unlike other dark leafy greens, you are best in your raw, unaltered form. Never was there a leaf so peppery and spicy. You’re so humble and commonplace here […]

Parfait Perfect.

I’m known to aggressively adopt the “When in Rome” mantra. Especially when I’m in a new city. I pity those poor expats in Shanghai who drop obscene amounts of money on home comforts such as Nutella, McVite’s Digestives and Nature Valley Granola bars. Why would anyone want expensive stale granola bars when there’s a plethora […]

Nuked Baba Ganoush

Desperate times call for desperate measures. And I’m not letting the fact that I lack an oven stop me from satisfying my mashed eggplant cravings. It’s a normal Thursday night chez Jessica. And the only viable option for dinner was a sad leftover eggplant from a thai curry some nights ago. True, she’s seen better days. […]