Category Archives: From the Kitchen

Food for the Lazy Brat

There are times when you just feel extremely lazy but at the same time entitled to gourmet food. You think you deserve better than cheetos or satisfying your hunger with mere instant noodles, and somehow you just read Paul Lafargue’s “The Right to be Lazy“. Yes, the bastard in you is bloating your sense of entitlement, thinking “Well, even if I’ll find myself stranded on a deserted island, or even orbiting another planet on board the L2 Colony, I still deserve restaurant quality food without going to the restaurant and paying for it. Nor will I work hard for it.” OH, SHAME ON YOU! But this is how I feel almost everyday so give me a high five! Continue reading Food for the Lazy Brat

Hot Pimm’s #1 Brew

Monsoon season is on in the Philippine islands, and I’ve been stuck learning WordPress & trying to integrate it to my main website. Of course writing about our Molecular Mixology event isn’t helping at all as I’m too lazy to move from my cozy chair and get some ingredients. Enter Pimm’s #1 in the cupboard. I know its been waiting for me, but I’m not in the mood for Pimm’s Cup yet. I’ve also been downing so much ginger tea lately and I don’t think this ginger streak (yes, I’ve been putting ginger everywhere) will let up any time soon.

Pimm’s by the way is already distinctly fruity, so imagining it with a kick of ginger is easy. Imagining it hot? The strong gin flavour would seem to cooperate with that too. So here’s the product of all that wasted dribble : Continue reading Hot Pimm’s #1 Brew