August 21, 2016

While grocery shopping at Down to Earth, I came across a dairy free option for yogurt. I've tried dairy free yogurt made from coconut milk at cafés in New York City. Prêt à Manger carries parfait types of breakfasts made with chia pudding or coconut milk yogurt. I was...

August 5, 2016

When I traveled often to Japan for client meetings, I discovered a simple meal that you could dress up or dress down, and it was simple enough to make at home in various ways. 

Taco Rice - not tako as in Japanese for octopus - a trend that started in Okinawa and spread...

July 16, 2016

Had a craving for Chicken Adobo. 

Besides pinakbet, chicken adobo is of my favorite Filipino dishes and it's not hard to make!

I like to marinate my chicken overnight in the following ingredients:

4lbs of chicken - cut into the pieces, thighs are best

3 crushed cloves of g...

July 13, 2016

Mai Kahiki mai ka wahine ‘o Pele,

Mai ka ‘āina o Polapola,

Mai ka pūnohu a Kāne,

Mai ke ao lalapa i ka lani.

Mai ke ao ‘ōpua.

Lapakū i Hawai‘i ka wahine ‘o Pele.

Ka Huaka‘i a Pele

I don't think anything can spiritually prepare you for amazing moments in life. Especially for...

July 5, 2016

Broccoli Rabe is one of my favorite Italian vegetables. It has a slight bitter finish. For those who grew up in Hawai'i or familiar with Chinese food, the Rabe has the mouth feel of choi sum when eating it. 

One of the best and simplest preparation of broccoli rabe is t...

July 3, 2016

"To forget the dead would be akin to killing them a second time."

- Elie Wiesel

A-7713. A tattoo that pierced deeper than his pale skin. The beginning of one of the world's most epic tragedies. Elie Wiesel's life had been reduced to a letter and a few numbers, his herita...

July 3, 2016

After months - maybe years - of urging by friends close to me, I've decided to breakaway from my corporate personas via the companies I work with and just have a site dedicated to Adrian! 

I'm a huge introvert, have always been. I remember my being six years old and ter...

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