Catastrophic Findings

Having lived in Taiwan and Japan, I’ve had heaps of almond tofu (杏仁豆腐). But it seems this delightful bowl of tastiness is hard to find in even the nicest Chinese or Japanese restaurants outside of Asia. The name can be a bit misleading as it is not made of tofu but is more a cross between jelly and pudding. I guess you could say the texture is that of a light panna cotta (with much less cream). So don’t go turning your nose up at the sight of the word tofu!

I’ve been experimenting with various measurements of milk, cream and gelatine and I’ve finally got it down the way I like it!  Silky smooth, light and creamy, not too sweet and very almondy.  For the recipe you will need 4 x individual pudding basins, a small mixing bowl, measuring utensils and a fine meshed sieve. Preparation time is less…

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The Sophomore Slump

First and foremost, I would like to take a moment to express my gratitude to all the visitors of this blog. Rest assured that all the likes, comments, follows and views are all appreciated. Thank you so very much, my blog is progressing rapidly. Secondly, I would like to reiterate my strong distaste and defiance to those who are planning on stealing other bloggers’ works, images and creations. Please adhere to proper requirements and authority in acquiring the images and words of others. Re-blog and ping back away as much as you pleased. Ask first or link back if you do intend to use the materials I have in my blog. Last and the least, if you do follow my blog, I do wish for some interaction. And before I completely forget, thanks for linking my posts to other channels such as Twitter, Google+ and Facebook. Thank You!

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Kristen Lamb's Blog

I’ve said many times before that it is an amazing time to be a writer. Yet, I think this age, this new Digital Renaissance might actually be more than we can imagine, and age of empowerment artists have never before experienced. We just need to be open to the future.

First, the Technology Problem

Many artists feel threatened by social media, computers, iPads and e-readers. I will admit that I used to be one of those people who refused to learn how to use e-mail. I used to write long, detailed letters to friends and family with stickers and pictures and pretty handwriting. I felt computers were too cold and impersonal, especially compared to expensive stationary from my Hallmark store.

Yet, now?

Now, I no longer send frilly messages to a handful of friends and family. I actually interact with them daily on Facebook…more of them. I see their kids…

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