What I made: RAMEN! Momofuku-style, with pork belly, menma, wood ear mushrooms, and soft-boiled eggs. So so so good, especially in this sub-freezing weather.

What I made: RAMEN! Momofuku-style, with pork belly, menma, wood ear mushrooms, and soft-boiled eggs. So so so good, especially in this sub-freezing weather.

What I made: Vietnamese sandwich (banh mi) from last night’s BBQ pork ribs, with homemade pate, cucumbers, and cilantro. A great way to re-invent leftovers!

What I made: Vietnamese sandwich (banh mi) from last night’s BBQ pork ribs, with homemade pate, cucumbers, and cilantro. A great way to re-invent leftovers!

What I ate: sausage pasta al diavolo and kale/spinach salad. Delicious and satisfying!

What I ate: sausage pasta al diavolo and kale/spinach salad. Delicious and satisfying!

What I ate: Korean bingsu aka shaved ice, with lots of yummy toppings! Perfect post-dinner dessert.

What I ate: Korean bingsu aka shaved ice, with lots of yummy toppings! Perfect post-dinner dessert.

Gratuitous-picture-with-my-sushi-dinner-Wednesday!

Gratuitous-picture-with-my-sushi-dinner-Wednesday!

What I ate: tuna sashimi seared on a hot stone. So fun!

What I ate: tuna sashimi seared on a hot stone. So fun!

What I ate: Vietnamese broken rice with grilled lemongrass pork chops, egg ground pork, and some pork thing I can’t translate into English.

What I ate: Vietnamese broken rice with grilled lemongrass pork chops, egg ground pork, and some pork thing I can’t translate into English.

What I ate: spicy miso ramen with chasu pork, bamboo, and wood-ear mushroom. So so good.

What I ate: spicy miso ramen with chasu pork, bamboo, and wood-ear mushroom. So so good.

What I made: breakfast of champions edition. Sunny side up eggs, thick-cut bacon, and avocado. Thank god I had help eating this!

What I made: breakfast of champions edition. Sunny side up eggs, thick-cut bacon, and avocado. Thank god I had help eating this!

What I ate: dark chocolate-covered strawberries.

What I ate: dark chocolate-covered strawberries.

Hi there! My name is Kira. This is an account of my constant tinkering in the kitchen.


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