Cookbooks, Ethnic Markets, and Growing My Own Stuff

All Cookbooks My collection of cookbooks

My interest in ethnic food isn’t just limited to Japanese, Chinese, and Korean cuisines.  A cousin took me to my first Thai restaurant nearly a decade ago, and during my college internship years I was introduced to Indian, Greek, and Middle Eastern dishes, thanks to fellow interns from around the world.  My own heritage is Scots-Irish, with a little Jewish, Armenian, and Lord only knows what else thrown in. Continue reading

How I Watch Dramas

3 types of addict

Let me insert a caveat here at the beginning: I am not going to delve into the legality (or lack thereof) of streaming vs. downloading; I’m sure any reader of this post will already be familiar with such matters.  This isn’t a post that’s intended to convince you that one is better than the other, or that you should do this instead of that.  This is simply an explanation of how I choose to watch dramas and why. Continue reading

Goong: Manhwa & Drama

Goong  Goong Drama Poster

Goong was always highly recommended in many Kdrama favorites lists, so I finally sat down and watched it about a year ago.  I’d only seen Yoon Eun Hye in Coffee Prince, so it was a bit startling to see her all dolled up and actually acting girly.  *Spoilers Ahead * Continue reading

So Many Feels!

First up – Gu Family Book episode 1:

Gu Family Book Ep 01 2

What a way to start a drama!  Continue reading

TW Actor: Mike He

So I’m feeling the Mike He love right now, which means a post in which I talk about his dramas and what I think and it’s basically an excuse to spazz.

Mike He 4*Commence Spazzing*

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A Bit of This, a Bit of That

Gu Family Book 1

I cannot even express how much I’m fangirling over the upcoming Gu Family Book.  I just watched the extended trailer and OMG I just…I can’t even…  I know a lot of people don’t want to get their hopes up in case the drama tanks, but GFB would have to be seriously bad – I’m talking Fashion King with a gummy baby in the brain bad – to make me not watch it.  This is absolutely my kind of show.

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Currently Airing: That Winter, the 똥 Hit the Fan

That Winter Poster

I fell behind in my weekly watching of That Winter, the Wind that Blows and just caught up today.  Well, almost caught up.  I’m waiting for the subs to reach 100% at Viki so I can watch ep 13.  Spoilers ahead, so don’t read if you object to such. Continue reading