i++ Got him Reester Bunny
i++ Visited my parents in Toronto
My Mum: Another serving of Shanghai style beef noodles?
i++ Visited his parents in Collingwood
Him: There is no jam for bagel?
His Dad: We will get some
Friday: choco treats from Ann
i++ askinosie dark + malted milk
i++ kakao toasted missouri pecans
i++ amara gran criollo
Saturday: traveling without traveling
i++ revisiting the necropolis
i++ fish snacks @ daniel et daniel
i++ colman’s mustard @ london calling
Feeling like a simple meal today …
Egg bean sprout stir fry sprinkled with parsley
+ sadine in yuzu sauce
+ sake kit kat
A few European snacks as a follow up to the Asian snack entry
i++ bahlsen dark chocolate afrika (German)
i++ trancetto cacao (Italian)
i++ whole wheat paris toast (French)
But of course the above are best paired with beverages invented in China five thousand years ago 🙂
i++ earl grey: According to one legend, a grateful Chinese mandarin whose son was rescued from drowning by one of Lord Grey’s men first presented the blend to the Earl in 1803
i++ soma old school (picture above)
i++ dick taylor wild harvest alto beni
i++ niku miso: “I like to start my Niku Miso by caramelizing aromatics like shiitake mushrooms, scallions and ginger”
(dreaming about some kinda chocolate miso meat sauce)
Him: I want to eat chocolate.
Me: There are six bars on the kitchen counter.
Him: I don’t want to eat the weird stuff you buy.
Me: This one looks too normal. You must have bought it.
- Amazing smoked cocoa butter raaka in Brooklyn
- Fig & lemon zest skyr
- Rahier smoked salmon quiche
- Hanging with Audrey
count 26: “L’enfance trouve son paradis dans l’instant. Elle ne demande pas du bonheur. Elle est le bonheur” = “Childhood finds paradise in the moment. It does not demand happiness. It is happiness.”