Tag Archive: food

November 28th, 2013 by | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Because Thanksgiving and Hanukkah collided tonight, my family and friends lighted the candles on a very special menorah known as “Menurkey.”  The word “Menurkey” came from “menorah” and “turkey.”  Because turkey is the symbol of Thanksgiving and the main dish we eat at the feast, people created menorahs in a shape of a turkey to […]

November 28th, 2013 by | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

When I came back from London, my Chinese friends always asked me, “What do the British eat everyday?” When I came back from America, I faced the same question. My mom asked me if Americans drink cold water and cold milk everyday because that was what she always saw through the mass media. I said […]

October 31st, 2013 by | Tags: , , | No Comments »


When I saw a sign by a cafe saying they have pumpkin shakes, it made my day! I immediately went inside the cafe and ordered it. The pumpkin shake was so good. It tasted like pumpkin cheesecake.

October 2nd, 2011 by | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »


I had five ripped bananas sitting on my kitchen counter for days, and they really needed to be eaten or they would have been tossed in the garbage.  I was too bored to eat the bananas themselves.  I was sick of making banana bread as I make it at least once every other month.  I […]

October 1st, 2011 by | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Cheesecake.  It represents our invaluable moments together in London.  It provided us very sweet and scrumptious tastes for our palates.  It helped us pull our strengths through studying for our major exam that we had this past spring.  It provided us source of energy to get us moving through the day.  It lightened our conversations […]

September 30th, 2011 by | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

When the sunshine rises and brings in light to my room, I sometimes enjoy a delicious and unusual sandwich for breakfast.  When eating breakfast, I need high source of protein to provide me energy through the day while also having some fiber.  So, invented a sandwich that I will just call ‘Rachel’s Breakfast Sandwich.’  The […]