Breakfast: Playing with Avocado

I love Avocado toasts and would have it every single day! At the simplest, avocado gutsĀ  mashed together with a drop of lime, sprinkled with salt and spread over a slice of toasted bread is creamy, savory, delicious and filling. But, avocados are extremely versatile and there could be so many variations to the basic [...]

The most refreshing Watermelon Juice

I got up today morning to a temperature of "36 degrees outside, feels like 47 degrees" due to the intense humidity and air quality. It was so hot that I couldn't think of cooking anything for breakfast and I wanted something cool to kick start the day. Some fiddling around the kitchen led me to....Fruits, [...]

Water – my best travel buddy

I am at the airport right now, on my way to Switzerland to attend a friend's wedding. It's 9am here and the food shops are starting to open, but I am starving. So I pick up a croissant from Starbucks and rush to my gate. I get on the flight at 9:30, wait for 1.5hrs [...]

Those tiny little Chia Seeds

Its summer time! Long days and hot weather here in Shanghai has kept me indoors, which has lead to a lot of reading lately. I am trying to average a sustainable pace of one book a month, squeezing in half an hour every night before I go to sleep and weekend mornings. Now after finishing [...]