Monthly Archives: May 2013
Lamb Shanks in Rose, for Game of Thrones Viewing Parties.
Game of Thrones is a Big Deal in the Knowles/Roberts household, partly because, obviously, all the awesome sex and violence and dragons, but also because Jon drew a series of maps to illustrate the books, so we feel very invested … Continue reading
Date Cake from Basta Art Cafe in Dubai
Dubai, it turns out, it famous for dates. Every souk we wandered into, every shopping mall we navigated, was dotted with date shops catering to every budget and taste â€“ from mountains of dried fruit piled in baskets scooped into … Continue reading
Gold Topped Cosmos
The UAE is a country of contrasts. Souks and Supermalls. Camel Markets and Ferrari World. Desert and Skiing. Jon was working at NYU Abu Dhabi and I was along for the holiday ride.
Soda Streaming and rhubarb soda / rhubarb gin and tonics
The stars aligned last weekend. 2 separate ideas coming together to shape the inevitable future.
Peanut Butter Chocolate Pretzel Bars – The significance of chocolate in an office setting
If you work in an office you will know that there is literally nothing more exciting than a co-worker returning from a holiday with chocolate.
Gin Gimlets, cats dressed as sharks, and other stress relievers
It was a busy afternoon in the office, and we were in need of a moment of calm. Thatâ€™s when Jon sent me the gif of a cat jumping off a bed into a beanbag.
Mushroom Risotto – for beauty and perspective
I recently went to the dermatologist about what turned out to be a perfectly ordinary freckle. She tool out a lens, and looked closely at every inch of my skin, making notes on a clip board before deciding that I … Continue reading