Not quite char siu

There are some things in life that cannot be rushed – such as stretching in the morning, reading a poem… and making char siu 叉燒. When I was in primary school, my dad would pick me up after class and we would have lunch together. We often went to a nearby kopitiam where my cousin and her…

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Food Photography: Same Same But Different

Aside from making steamed rice, fried eggs, and baking bread, I couldn’t cook before I moved to Paris in 2010. During this one year in Paris, in between learning French, photographing Space Invaders and hanging out with AB, I also unlocked the mysteries of the kitchen! After all, there’s only so much of bread, cheese, and 8€ bowls of pho – AB…

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It all started with a bunch of dill

AB loves pickles, especially pickled cucumbers. After making do with the tiny and tart French cornichons for the last couple of years, he decided to make his own. Last weekend, we bought a bag of baby cucumbers and a bunch of dill at a Turkish supermarket. Turns out that he only needed a few swigs of…

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