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EATS: Weeknight Ginger Lemon Sea Bass

Sea bass has a buttery, flaky and firm texture.  Combined with its mild flavor, sea bass fillet lends itself to a nice marinate.  Monkey King and I have a weekly “date night dinner” at home where we eat at a … Continue reading

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Eats: Malibu Farm Pier Cafe

Drive along the California coastline.  It’s breathtaking.  Sublime.  We live in Southern California yet we seldom have time to visit the beach.  To take advantage of this glorious weather and scenery, we visited Malibu during the Fourth of July weekend.  … Continue reading

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Eats: Ahwahnee Dining Room

Not sure if camping outdoor is your thing?  To be honest, I had my doubts before our trip too!  Especially after I talked with a couple of my friends who camped at Yosemite 20 years ago.  They told me that … Continue reading

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Sunday afternoons are best spent with good friends…

…and yummy treats! EATS: Afternoon Tea Sandwiches Makes 4 serving Ingredients: 8 oz mascarpone cheese 1/2 tsp minced garlic 1 1/2Tbs fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 1/2 Tbs fresh dill 1 1/2 tsp fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 1/2 tsp salt … Continue reading

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EATS: Rainy Night Mexican Hot Chocolate

It’s raining in Los Angeles! With the rain drops falling softly outdoors and the headlights of cars swishing by, I whipped up this hot concoction for a cozy night.  Here is the recipe: EATS: Rainy Night Mexican Hot Chocolate Makes … Continue reading

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EATS: Sunday Supper Summer Roll

Sunday supper is often the one meal that the monkey clan gather together around the dining table after a busy week/end, to recharge with delicious foods and love.  We recently got into setting our ingredients out and having everyone make their own summer rolls.   Not only is … Continue reading

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Market Edition: Offerings from Mother Earth

Offerings from the farmers today: blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, orchid, mint, thyme, arugula, bok choy, water spinach, kale, halibut, ahi tuna, garlic, parsley. There was a community garden representative there sharing gardening tips, experiences, plants and seeds!  They gave me a … Continue reading

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EATS: Ginger Kumquat Tea

I picked up a pint of kumquat this weekend at the Farmer’s market.  I remember back in my childhood, the warm aroma of ginger honey tea and the refreshing taste of kumquat would always sooth my sore throat and made … Continue reading

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EATS: Mussels with Saffron

The local fishmonger had fresh mussels this morning!  On this cold rainy January day in Los Angeles, a bowl of steaming mussels in delicious garlic broth is sure to cure any lingering seasonal melancholy. Mussels with Saffron Makes 2 servings … Continue reading

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EATS: Polka Dot Fish and Pineapple Salsa

  Monkey King is staying home with Baby Monkey this Thanksgiving week.  They spent the day playing music, deciphering codes and running errands.  As my way of showing appreciation for such high quality childcare, I decided to convert the polka … Continue reading

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