Alien's Day Out

October 1, 2011
by Mipa
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A day of many firsts

Today happens to be a special day of many firsts: First #1: The first full day of living in my new apartment!!!!!Yesterday, I moved into my new Seoul apartment. AHHH! I’m so happy!!! Thanks to my parents and all their … Continue reading

July 6, 2011
by Mipa
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Sandwiches & Cake

It has been a strange past few days of being back in Korea. After an amazing vacation in Paris, I’m now trying to transition into this new life of unemployment (or what I hope will eventually be self-employment). :) In … Continue reading

June 2, 2011
by Mipa
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Zucchini bread for breakfast

Today I woke up with a craving for zucchini bread. It’s one of the first things I learned to bake when I went vegan, and it’s definitely one of my favorite quick-breads. I started out with the recipe from ‘The … Continue reading

November 24, 2010
by Mipa
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Throw Muffins, not Bombs.

Gee, North Korea, what you did yesterday was not cool. Uh uh. Not cool. Someone needs to bake Kim Jong Il and his son some of these vegan zucchini muffins, stat! They will calm the attention-seeking, petulant child-of-a-country down to … Continue reading

September 21, 2010
by Mipa
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It’s a little wet outside today…

Um, that’s like the understatement of the year. More like “Seoul is drowning”! Check it: Holy ddong. Mother Nature’s way of saying “happy Chuseok”? So guess what I did today while the rest of Seoul tried not to get washed … Continue reading

September 15, 2010
by Mipa
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Twice-Baked

Can we all just take a moment to appreciate the beautiful sunny weather today? I had plans to paint at home this afternoon, but such glorious sunshine is not to be wasted cooped up indoors, so as soon as I … Continue reading

April 26, 2010
by Mipa
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First Picnic of the Year

This past weekend, a bunch of friends and I got together for a picnic at Olympic Park, my favorite park in all of Seoul. It’s just massive, and there are so many trails, trees, grassy areas, as well as art … Continue reading

April 23, 2010
by Mipa
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Spring Strawberries!

As a kid growing up in Ghana and Ivory Coast, I was deprived of strawberries. I don’t have those standard childhood memories of eating strawberry pie, strawberry shortcake, or going strawberry-picking with the family (my fruit memories include mangoes, papaya, … Continue reading

April 6, 2010
by Mipa
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Delicious friends and food

This Saturday some friends and I had a truly wonderful vegan potluck at my humble abode. The last time I hosted dinner at my place was last Thanksgiving, so this gathering was long overdue. Everyone went above and beyond in … Continue reading

December 18, 2009
by Mipa
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It’s raining vegan gingerbread men, hallelujah!

The weather is freeeezing these days! So to warm myself up and to bring a little cheer into my life, I baked myself some vegan men. Gingerbread men. Who needs real ones when you can bake your own just the … Continue reading