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Literature in translation, food, banter, and observations...
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Pumpkin - Gorgonzola Flan with roasted walnuts.

Pumpkin - Gorgonzola Flan with roasted walnuts.

First self - homemade dinner in 3 weeks!

First self - homemade dinner in 3 weeks!

Roasted eggplant, basil, pomegranate, pine nuts, saffton-infused yogurt. #ottolenghi

Roasted eggplant, basil, pomegranate, pine nuts, saffton-infused yogurt. #ottolenghi

A friend shared Alvaro Enrigue’s Heavy Weather/Meteors some time ago - It has been one of my favorite short stories. (at Alley Cat Books)

A friend shared Alvaro Enrigue’s Heavy Weather/Meteors some time ago - It has been one of my favorite short stories. (at Alley Cat Books)

Finally, it’s pomegranate season.

Finally, it’s pomegranate season.

Ummm. Yum. Mushrooms sauteed on a bed of thyme, parsley, garlic, cinnamon, and olive oil. 

Ummm. Yum. Mushrooms sauteed on a bed of thyme, parsley, garlic, cinnamon, and olive oil. 

I officially have plans this weekend (in addition to reading). #ottolenghi #tamimi

I officially have plans this weekend (in addition to reading). #ottolenghi #tamimi

Yesterday I attended the introduction of Monkey Business, a journal of modern Japanese literature, to the west coast at USF.  It is a wonderful publication and should be explored! The English version is published once a year.  http://monkeybusinessmag.tumblr.com

Yesterday I attended the introduction of Monkey Business, a journal of modern Japanese literature, to the west coast at USF.  It is a wonderful publication and should be explored! The English version is published once a year.  http://monkeybusinessmag.tumblr.com

Sometimes the briefest encounters result in the most beloved obsessions.

Sometimes the briefest encounters result in the most beloved obsessions.