The Spirituality of Cooking

The Spirituality of Cooking

I am the daughter of a restaurant owner and a daughter who never really learned how to cook. I grew up with the green and white tiles of our Italian restaurant, weaving in and out of the kitchen as they cranked out cheese pizzas and crab cakes. My mother never liked cooking; she saw it [...]

The Importance of Loving Yourself: Why Do I Feel Ugly?

The Importance of Loving Yourself: Why Do I Feel Ugly?

Do you ever look in the mirror and frown at all the things you are unsatisfied with? You question, why don’t I look like her? Why do I look fat, too skinny, too small, too tall? That I’m not as attractive as those Instagram models? It’s okay to feel ugly; everyone gets insecure.  Many of [...]

SMALL ASIAN-OWNED SUSTAINABLE BRANDS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

SMALL ASIAN-OWNED SUSTAINABLE BRANDS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

As we scroll through social media, we can observe that the majority of our feed is filled with horrifying news of Asian Americans being attacked across different cities in America. Amid the pandemic, there have been 122 incidents of anti-Asian American hate crimes in 16 of the country’s most populous cities in 2020, an increase [...]