I came around to her apartment, laden with a bottle of wine. It was late spring, and the air was heavy with the scent of flowers. Dust swirled on the road, left behind by passing traffic, but the weather was warm, pleasant, and dry. Having just moved in, she had only one plant in the… Continue reading Aio e Oio: Food for Friendship
Author: Stephanie Troeth
Steph makes beautiful things and looks for the meaning in the act; she sows, harvests, cooks, writes, photographs and silversmiths. Based in London, she freelances as a user experience consultant, working with esteemed clients like MailChimp. Well-travelled and living on her fourth island on her fourth continent, she speaks several flavours of English, a few languages, and possesses an indecipherable accent.
A Soup of Stuffed Bitter Gourd and Pickled Mustard Greens
Do you remember certain dishes from childhood that you can never get enough of? Born into a foodie family, I have many such memories, but there’s one particular dish that stands out: a humble soup made with stuffed bitter gourd and pickled mustard greens. It is not a very pretty-looking dish. In fact, everything about… Continue reading A Soup of Stuffed Bitter Gourd and Pickled Mustard Greens