By day (er...evening, mostly...) I teach piano. By all other hours, I'm a foodie who enjoys researching different recipes. I think I have about 5 mac 'n' cheese recipes now. :P
My favorite things to cook
Pasta, soups, sauces, and some meat dishes. Basically, if I can use garden-fresh herbs and veggies or stuff I pick up at the farmer's market, I'm happy!
My favorite family cooking traditions
I love my aunt's extremely simple, homey recipes, like her mac 'n' cheese and delicious steamers. Also, every summer my whole family gets together for a vacations, and every night each family unit has a chance to cook for everyone! We always get great recipes that way^_^
My cooking triumphs
Pasta cacio e pepe - as good as when I had it in Rome!
Butternut squash soup and creamy carrot-sweet potato soup - I took basic recipes from this site and modified it to my own, absolutely addictive bowls of deliciousness!
My cooking tragedies
I suck at using and making curry dishes, and perfectly cooked rice still eludes me. Sigh.