In a Nutshellother blog: fabulously broke in the city
minimalist since: 2007 -- why minimalism?
talk to me: contact me here!
current location: canada/usa
home: hotel room
owns: 3 suitcases 2 carryons of stuff
# of items: more than 100!
furniture: 1 japanese futon
works: business consultant
gadgets: macbook pro, ipod touch (pda)
drinks: earl grey cream tea
practices: rebel yoga and de-cluttering
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
quirk: must prep my food before eating
Most Recent Posts
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Posted on 14 January , 2013 | 4 CommentsJust look at what they put in what you eat in processed foods (Damn Cool Pictures). I am not sure I believe everything 100%, but it still makes you think....
Posted on 31 December , 2012 | No CommentsI’ve always been fascinated with food as art. I am not talking just about a beautifully presented plate where the radishes are carved into little fairies, but when artists look...
Posted on 19 November , 2012 | 2 CommentsI’ve talked a lot about living in a hotel, but most of the ones I choose tend to have a full kitchen. Or at least a kitchenette, which means a...
Posted on 1 October , 2012 | 2 CommentsWhat is a better life? Everyone wants a better life, but what exactly is a better life? For some, it’s just having accessibly clean water , for others it’s having enough...
Posted on 17 September , 2012 | 4 CommentsFound this great graphic done by German artist Uli Westphal who noticed what BF and I have been aware of for a quite a while now — all fruits and veggies...
Posted on 21 August , 2012 | 3 CommentsI didn’t totally hate everything I ate in Singapore. I had a few favourites, and I stuck to them. Namely, satay, which I rather liked. The rest — chili crab...
Posted on 14 August , 2012 | 2 CommentsCooking in a hotel room is our thing. We didn’t have to really do it in Hong Kong (but it was hard NOT to with all the fresh food), but...
Posted on 18 June , 2012 | 8 CommentsFor me, I used to have a HUGE spice rack filled with every spice imaginable. Did I use any of them except garlic and onion powder? Not really. These days,...
Posted on 24 January , 2012 | 4 CommentsOkay, so caprinha’s are technically Brazilian, rather than Portuguese, but they were still good! Made me like drinking it, and I normally shy away from alcohol.
Posted on 30 December , 2011 | 22 CommentsTerita is a vegetarian who started a food blog but with a very compelling story for me: When I was eight years old, my skin started to lose pigment. Patches...
Posted on 8 August , 2011 | 21 CommentsI know this post says: College Cooking, but it can also be considered Minimalist, if you consider how little you really need to make an awesome meal on the fly....
Posted on 3 August , 2011 | 16 CommentsI’m getting a lot of little comments here and there along the lines of: You didn’t go to the right places You don’t know where the locals eat (& you...
Posted on 6 July , 2011 | 15 CommentsDISCLAIMER: I may turn you off your favourite junk food forever and gross you out. Please read with caution or skip this post entirely. My mother was recently invited to...
Posted on 8 December , 2010 | 50 CommentsI showed you my bedside set up after a 10-minute cleanup, now here’s my fridge! It’s pretty clean. I don’t buy extraneous food to just sit around in the fridge,...
Posted on 27 August , 2010 | 14 CommentsFor those of you “Locavores” (people who like to buy their food as locally as possible), then this article from the New York Times might interest you. I’m interested in...
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