Identity Crisis

In a previous post, I talked briefly about how Timor’s history of colonialism had drastically affected the meaning of beauty in this country. For about 500 years, Timor-Leste has been controlled by others, and this has influenced their language, customs, and perspectives of other peoples. Almost 20 years since independence, you could call the current … More Identity Crisis

5 Day French Toast (Marta&Shaun Update)

Below is the latest post documenting Marta and Shaun’s adventure in Timor-Leste. You can view the original post and more here. Enjoy! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   We’ve been trying to get into the habit of cooking one American style meal for our family every week. Last week, we made an Italian inspired dish called Carbonara with pasta and … More 5 Day French Toast (Marta&Shaun Update)

EAT UGLY!

  Hello, lovely people! A few weeks ago, during my research about living a zero waste lifestyle,I came across this super cool company called “Imperfect Produce”. I was drawn to the company initially because of the images of mangled fruits and veggies that you don’t normally see at grocery stores. I’ve been ordering from Imperfect … More EAT UGLY!