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Ma Cucina

One of the things that always interests me about food blogs is the setting. I wonder what lies beyond the pictures, which are often cropped down to just the food…what do the kitchens look like that create these wonderful foods…what kind of equipment does the cook use…where does the cook store things in the kitchen?

I live in Hong Kong in a flat provided by my employer so we have a little more space than the typical Hong Kong flat. But we didn’t get to choose the place and we can’t do any renovations so we’re working with the kitchen . . .

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Whole Wheat Waffles (Vegan)

Mmmm waffles. Great for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert!


  • 6 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup baking powder
  • 3 Tbsp white sugar
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 5 1/4 cups soy milk
  • 1 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 6 Tbsp ground flax seed + 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


Measure . . .

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University Courses for Everyone

Coursera is a great new site that has partnered with leading post-secondary institutions to offer university-level courses online for free.

I’m interested in Introduction to Logic, Modern and Contemporary American Poetry, and A History of the World Since 1300.

What would you like to learn? Check out the current courses here.

A Workout for Legs Like a Rock Star

Love this workout, which the site claims is Carrie Underwood’s routine:

What Success Looks Like

From Max Gunther (h/t Farnam Street):

We are counselled to fix our eyes on our goals, looking neither to the right nor to the left, refusing to be distracted. This is supposed to be the sure route to success. But here is a puzzling fact. It turns out that lucky men and women, on the whole are not straight-line strugglers. They not only permit themselves to be distracted, they invite distraction. Their lives are not straight lines . . .

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