Christmas Pistachio Polvoron

Christmas Season is the season of giving and sharing. At least here in Switzerland, it is a local tradition to spend the Sunday afternoons of Advent gathered around the kitchen table and making home-made cookies for exchanging with classmates, colleagues at work, next-door neighbors – or anyone who you wish to share the Christmas spirit […]

Reflections on Recto

AS LAKAPATI CAME TO, she found herself in an abandoned side street. Looking up, the goddess noticed two undernourished boys playing with the twisted caps of soda bottles. With hair bleached from the sun, wearing oversized racer-back tops, they looked as if their limbs had been attached to their bodies haphazardly. Baby stickmen, she thought. […]

Banana-Strawberry-Macchiato SHAKE

Or what to do with frozen bananas There are many things I heart about bananas: bananas are nutritious (rich in potassium, vitamins and fiber, among other things) bananas are filling but contain relatively few calories (roughly 100 per fruit) bananas make great 1-ingredient ice cream bananas contain the word “nana”  🙂 One thing I do […]