Archive for April 9th, 2011


One sunny afternoon in Paris, my French mom went to throw away 3 perfectly browned bananas. “Attends!” (wait!) I cried. “You want zeese old tsings?” she asked. “Bien sûr,” (of course) I replied. I grabbed the nut cracker and started on the mound of walnuts in the corner, remembering to peel away the tough membrane […]

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