Quirky Missy

The creative child is the child who has survived. ~ Ursula K. Le Guin

Mom’s Creative Problem-Solving

I am back in Singapore, temporarily. My sister came to get me at the airport past midnight, and we, the entire family, went downstairs to have some supper when we got home. The fantastic thing about Singapore is that there is always easy access to food at any time of the day. The less desirable side effect is none other…

Recipe: Vegan-Friendly Stuffed You Tiao (Fried Crullers)

My mom used to hold a joint birthday celebration for my sister and me, as our birthdays are 4 days apart; hers on 13 October, mine on 17 October. My mom would make stuffed “you tiao” aka fried crullers only on special occasions, and our birthday parties were one of those occasions. So, this dish holds a special meaning to me,…

Asheville – The cat, the food, and the boy

The semester after Denmark was almost a blur. There was a bit of an adjustment in the living arrangement with new housemates; then the semester started with a heavy load of work and assessments. Before I knew it, I was all packed up to leave for Asheville, NC. It was quite a long journey from Perth to Asheville, and for…

Life is a Rush! I’m Back in Perth!

I had wanted to close the chapter for Odense, Denmark, properly before I route back to reconnect the dots in Perth, Australia. I had been in a frantic mode since weeks before departing Demark to transit in Singapore for a week and then back to Perth. Clearly, I am not quite a light traveler (what does that even mean!). I…

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