When I used to work for Starbucks, I hated earl grey tea. As a barista, we needed to try all drinks in order to be able to recommend pairings. I couldn’t stand the peppery taste of earl grey (what I taste prominently), and wasn’t the fondest of the London Fog drink. Fast forward 7 years, and now I love the drink and the tea.
The French have croissants, the Filipinos have pandesal. Sri Lankans have banis (bah-niss). It’s a slightly sweet, and super soft bun often eaten at breakfast time. I remember my travels to Sri Lanka – there would always be fresh banis from nearby bakeries ready for breakfast. There are different varieties, and they’re all equally good! Except for the ones with raisins… I only like raisins in oatmeal cookies, and Sri Lankan rice.
I don’t know about you, but September has been such a busy month! After I came back from Calgary, I was thrown into school the following week and finishing up my med school applications for next fall. I already have deadlines to keep up with! On top of that, I have a major conference coming up next month with three oral presentations, plus another presentation at work. BUT, I thrive under pressure….most times. The good news? It’s my final semester, so graduation is in sight. No more school……..until I hopefully get accepted into medicine next year. Forever a student?
I’ve always wanted to make my own bread, but the thought of having to stand there kneading was a daunting task. Fortunately, I had been reading about ‘no knead’ methods, and well, that clearly was more appealing. Continue reading No Knead Multigrain Bread