Mise À Jour: Summer Job Struggles, lots of cooking and independent study

The last month and a half has gone a little slow.  Probably because of university and my negative anticipation for the next academic year. Academics| I have been spending a lot of my time immersing myself into Japanese language and culture through some books I have bought and the media.  I’m also still pacing myself through […]

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Country Cooking Month #5: Shallow Fried Chicken Burgers

I had another craving for fried chicken but this time on a burger and some fries.  Since I have been making a lot of bread recently I decided to make the buns myself. For the bread buns, you will need: Fried Chicken 2-4 chicken breasts (depending on how many people you’re making this for) Milk […]

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9 Reasons I Hate University

I love education but I HATE school.  I’m getting to the end of my second year of university now and I cannot say that I have full enjoyed my first 2 years at university.  Here are 9 reasons why, because I couldn’t think of 10. ‘Everyone is in the same boat!’ They Said.  This was […]

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Country Cooking Month #4: Fresh Linguine

Yesterday I made linguine and it it was not as hard as I thought it was going to be.  Fresh pasta has to be my favourite thing I have made so far and it really does taste better than dry, ready made pasta.  After making this, I don’t think I will buy pasta again.   […]

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Happy World Gin Day: Iced Ginger, Lemon and Tropical Fruit Gimlet

To be honest, I had no idea it was World Gin Day but it was still early enough for me to participate and create something. Luckily, I had all of the ingredients I needed.  I based this cocktail on a gimlet which is one part sweet lime juice and 4 parts gin. I had the […]

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