Chinese Dumplings – Bulbasaurplings!

Bulbasaur dumplings

Today we are starting our new section “Cook with Sueño José!” Sueño José, AKA Xueyu, is a Chinese student living in Sweden, who spent a few months in the lab I’m working at (exactly on the floor just below of Snitchka´s Lab). Xueyu and I became very good friends, since we share a passion for cooking ...

Paella Wars!

Paella Star Wars

Paella is a rice dish typical of Valencia region. There are many different Paella styles, with chicken, seafood, vegetables, mixed (all of them together). The paella cooking is usually reserved for the free days, frequently on Sunday. It takes some time and some previous arrangements, and then you need to do it with enough time. The ...

Thistle? WTF? (A Thistle recipe)

Thistle (AKA cardoon) is edible. Yes, I’m having a hard time believing it myself. Also, it’s easy to find (at least in Spain), they sell it bottled in the supermarket. I suppose it’s born and grows in nature, maybe it’s the typical thistle that’s cut, peeled and put into jars, who knows? When my sugar daddy ...

FSM 2.0 Carbonara Spaghetti

Flying Spaghetti Monster

This one is a simple recipe, after the Panda Cookies extravaganza. It’s also a good excuse to talk about the Flying Spaghetti Monster and Pastafarianism. As you can see in the long version here, Pastafarianism is a religion created in opposition to the teaching of intelligent design and creationism in American public schools. Intelligent design is ...

Panda cookies!

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This is a good recipe to start a blog like this one, because it’s real, but it’s also totally absurder. I was looking for something as a gift for a friend who was defending her thesis, and after putting away the idea of making chocolate bacteria (I didn’t know how to keep the flagella from breaking) ...