Quirky Missy

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

Category: I Cook

What I attempt to cook, and fortunately not kill anyone with it

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…

Made it to Another Birthday!

It’s that time of the year again. A day that I used to dread when as a child until recent years. A birthday celebration was a weird concept. What is there to celebrate, really? I would understand that it meant something for the mother since she carried the baby for 9 months and a successful childbirth befits a celebration. Now, is it…

I Survived Thus Far with 60/40 Formula!

It’s been four months since I arrived in Perth. I’ve been kept extremely busy. University – some administrative problems that dragged and only solved recently. Stress contribution – High. Accommodation – poor arrangement and handling that could potentially cause them a court order, never did resolve, I compromised in a way. Stress contribution – Super High. Functional assessment – disagreed…

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