Monthly Archives: April 2012


Multi-vegetable Paella

This is another great dish from my favorite cookbook Plenty: Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London’s Ottoleghi. Grilled marinated artichokes, Kalamata olives and various vegetables add distintive and diverse texture to this rice dish. This rice dish might be too light … Continue reading

Art review

April Gallery Roundup in Chelsea

I went around a few streets in Chelsea last Saturday taking advantage of sunny spring weather despite some gusty chilly winds.  There were many more painting exhibitions this time around than sculpture or installations.  I included all the photos of … Continue reading

Art review, Exhibition News

Keith Haring: 1978–1982 at the Brooklyn Museum of Art

I enjoyed my visit to Keith Haring exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum of Art.  Keith Haring: 1978–1982 is the first large-scale exhibition to explore the early career of one of the best-known American artists of the twentieth century. Tracing the development of … Continue reading


Chard and Saffron Omelette with Crème Fraîche

I just bought my latest favorite cookbook called Plenty: Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London’s Ottolenghi, I have been cooking through the pages recently. The recipes in this book is all vegetarian, but Yotam Ottolenghi, who owns the popular London restaurant … Continue reading


Panel Discussion: “Transnationalism and Women Artists in Diaspora”

Last Saturday March 31, I participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Brooklyn Museum of Art.  The topic, Transnationalism and Women Artists in Diaspora covered many topics including feminism, nativism, nomadic nature of artistic existence, race, colonialism, class, multiculturalism, … Continue reading