Seafood Soup 3 c broth (either seafood or veggie) 2 lime leaves julienned 1 stalk lemongrass cut into 2 inch lengths then “bruised”, this means whack each piece with the back side of your knife to slightly flatten the lemongrass and release its lovely juices 2 bird chilies sliced, seeds and all Throw everything into […]
Monthly Archives: April 2010
Too tired and too lazy to cook last night, Mr Weiss and I hunkered down for some of my favorite local Chinese food from Grand Sichuan, there are few locations around Manhattan, but no matter where they are I always order the same thing…. yes a creature of habit for sure. cold cucumber with scallion […]
Mr Weiss and I took a little train ride out to Jackson Heights, Queens on the weekend… just to check out the ‘nabe, other than the most impressive pre war enormous buildings I found this to be THE thing that was just pure genius… you can’t quite tell from the photo, but this is a […]
The Catskill Kiwi has been hit with the lazy stick of late… lazy in the sense that I have been working quite a lot and rather just shoving any ole crap up online and torturing you people with it, I just thought I’d wait till I had something at least relevant or semi interesting to […]
Mr Weiss bought Mrs Weiss (that’s me!) a Swedish massage at the Great Jones Spa, what gal doesn’t go gaga over a day being pampered, I mean come on. This place is seriously the bomb diggity, with a luxuriously large steam room, sauna and hot tub, that you may use with any treatment, it’s the […]
Being quiet. A perfectly lovely weekend, NOT working, NOT rushing around and NO agenda. It feels like its been months since I have been in the city on the weekend and NOT schlepping, working and driving myself bonkers… here’s to more of these quiet types of weekends. Hope yours was good too.
This…. ahh my disheveled child has been dusted off, given a new battery and I even found some film…. ta dah! it’s not so great with close shots and I’m not sure what the white specks are on the film, perhaps the rollers need cleaning? but it sure is fun to play with. With the […]
Ah the latest note stuck to the front door, looks like the Landlord and Super are at it again… although I’m not quite sure what they’re at??? oh dear… confused? you should be I certainly am.
So Mr Weiss and I have made a decision to really try stick to the list of sustainable fish, what you don’t have your list? you can find it here… so Talapia you are my new best friend. I know it’s not terribly exciting, but Mr Weiss has come up with a great coating concoction […]
With another gorgeous New York weekend, some of us got outside… but once I spied these over here, and my only thought was…. how long will it take to get these into my mouth? about 47 mins to be exact! Sea Salt Brownies (adapted from recipe source here) 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter 2 oz […]