Yerba Mate VS Coffee, Which Is It For My Brain ?

The Drinks of God as what it’s known — Yerba Mate has become the alternative reality for coffee. Prepared in a gourd-like cup called the guampa and sipped slowly through a metal straw, it definitely beats the paper cups we store our coffees in. But don’t we all need our morning fix? Like an addict,…

Birthday Cake For Bursting Taste Buds

Jolly good days are birthdays! I remember my one and the only birthday party was thrown when I was 8 years old. I remember that birthday was celebrated by a family which had less to give in terms of money but more to give in terms of love. A small gift they gave me was a…

Food Knows No Borders No Boundaries

Since I started the journey with food, I’ve been tapping into the deepest secrets of tribal flavors, cultural flavors and the fusion of culture — food together in one place. Being brought up in Malaysia, a land where diversity is the symbol — our food has become our identity of different fusion. Most of my…

V-Day Recipes For Everyday V-Day.

Last week was Valentines Day, from post’s to “FOREVER LONELY” to “I LOVE YOU” till death seems to rain parade on twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. From lonely instant food, indulgers to lovebirds sharing their precious gifts on Instagram we are overwhelmed by the hassle of this one-day chaos. However, personally, I feel V-day is an…

The 5 Stages Of Depression

This past week I would say has been a tough week. After going through a roller coaster of emotions, I realized it’s here; the clouds I fear the most and the clouds I work hard to avoid; is on its way to demolish me. Slowly losing energy , feeling drained the hate for light and the…

Is Your Period Friend Or Foe ?

The dawn of every third day of the month, we stare at our pre-programmed calendars and our physical calendars. We calculate on our fingers and in our minds, of when Aunty Flo would pop in for a visit. We wake up every morning, sweating and fearing that our once clean sheets; looks like a blood…

A Recipe For Those Who Are Fructose and Lactose Intolerant .

As a person who grew with the stomach of steel, I rarely knew of different types of intolerance’s and impact it could have on one’s mind and body. How it would eventually form one’s eating habits and how one learns to embrace it. We never really understand until we meet someone and open our kitchens…

There’s No New Years Resolution

EveryDAY is a resolution . Make it one. The first day of New Years, I remember waking up to my phone booming with parties, pictures of happy drunkness, a time of celebration and a time of sort of breaking free from 2016. Going back to my night, we went for a hike through the mountains, that hike…

My Story , My Word, My Otaku.

Otaku is a Japanese word, one of my favorite words that define the ultimate obsession. Obsession about something that you would give your arm to attain it. It was my word because I was obsessed with everything that I’m or was passionate about. I was new in this weird school, everyone looked different from size…

Kitchen Soup For The Soul.

How did I transition from DEPRESSED eating to ENJOY eating the right way? Was it a change of lifestyle of just a diet ? Mental health stigma has been one of the major causes for an unhealthy relationship with food. The feeling of hunger and being full is similar to feeling loved . Some tend to feel…

Challenges Trying To Cook Sri Lankan In Europe.

Food is love , it’s a member of your mind and life, just like your pet or your partner . In a quiet way, it determines if you’re going to lead a miserable ending or you’re going to find your happily ever after . However, there’s one general problem we all face is; How Do We Make Food…

A Weekend With Ancestral Korean

The first day I was exposed to cooking was probably the worse day . Sitting here writing, I’m reminiscing about my first day when I decided to take up my ladle. Making it one of the best days I can possibly imagine . I came back from school , it was a terrible day as that day I…