Kimchi Jigae

   Ok I admit it. I haven’t gotten over my Korean food cravings yet. I’m embarrassed to say that I’m enamoured of all things Korean at the moment…and still unpacking all those cosmetics I splurged on in Seoul. But I kid you not, 1 week of using these facial products and I can see and … More Kimchi Jigae

Low Carb French Pear and Chocolate Tart

   Repetition rocks. The neuroscience of learning centers on repetition to engrave pathways and reinforce facilitation at the synapses. In human speak, it just means that practice makes perfect and learning needs repetition. So in clinic when faced with a child with a learning disability, I often have to underline the importance of repetition in … More Low Carb French Pear and Chocolate Tart

Spicy Fish Stew

   Exams are over! Or almost – kid #2 only has Chinese listening comprehension exam left and kid #1 was done last week. Now that kid #1’s exams are over we are seeing even less of him than before. I’m getting a little taste of empty nest syndrome; I suppose that is only to be … More Spicy Fish Stew

Roasted Garlic Soup

HEALTHY SOUP-TO-GO #2   The Stinking Rose. I’ve always been a little apprehensive of garlic. I know that it is terribly healthy to eat garlic, which, besides warding off vampires (and miscellaneous friends), is also supposed to ward off colds and a variety of ailments. I actually knew someone who would eat fresh chopped garlic straight, … More Roasted Garlic Soup