The husband decided to try this brand of snowskin durian mooncakes. In case that term “snowskin” is new to you, this type of mooncakes aren’t baked and the snow is soft and more like the texture of fondant than a pastry. Don’t worry, the flour is cooked first.
We made a detour down to San Jose to pick up some sliced beef for hotpot. We prefer this beef from Mitsuwa supermarket as it is very tender. Just pick it up with chopsticks, swish it in the bubbling broth for a little bit until it is the right colored for you. I prefer mine a little bit pink still!
Snow Kimono – Mark Henshaw
A puzzling (in a good way) but very interesting read. It kinda reads like it was written by a Japanese writer, if you know what I mean.
If I Stay
Wesley at Library Educated did a fun post on Spotify Lists of Classic Book Characters!
Over at Lit Hub, the great booksellers fall preview, has put plenty of books on my TBR list. Especially Indonesian writer Eka Kurniawan’s Beauty Is a Wound. Mostly because other than Pramoedya Ananta Toer (whose Girl from the Coast is a brilliant read) I cannot name another Indonesian writer.
Readers Imbibing in Peril (RIP) X is upon us! This year it will be hosted by Andi and Heather! I’m looking forward to it and will put up a post of my reading pool soon.
The Silver Star – Jeannette Walls
The Martian – Andy Weir
Creatures of the night – Neil Gaiman