Planning Your Backpaking Meals

About six years back, I discovered Backpacking. I already knew how to prepare for a hike, but backpacking was a completely new league. In a previous post, I already discussed how to cook in the wilderness, the equipment to take, and what kind of ingredients you should carry. Today I intend to go deeper andContinue reading “Planning Your Backpaking Meals”

Five Do It Yourself Pantry Items

A few days back, I made granola for the very first time in my life. I buy granola from bakeries and local shops to experience different flavors as I have it for breakfast most days. But, suddenly, I noticed that it got pretty pricey, so I decided to make my own. Inspired by how easyContinue reading “Five Do It Yourself Pantry Items”

Cooking for Beauty: Why Should You Style Your Meals?

Who doesn’t love a well-presented meal? I love it and made it a point to style my meals as best as possible. Styling food is not only a technical culinary challenge; it has deeper connections to one’s health. Let’s explore how. As shared in a previous post, I used noom for about four to fiveContinue reading “Cooking for Beauty: Why Should You Style Your Meals?”

Hard Cycling Climbs: Grizzly Peak Loop

What makes a cycling route hard in terms of climbing? This post intends to dive into one of my favorite routes, the Grizzly Peak loop. I used to ride this route about two to three times a week for its beauty and training value. This route is maybe the most popular in Berkeley, California. InContinue reading “Hard Cycling Climbs: Grizzly Peak Loop”

A Beginner’s Guide to Hiking

I still remember my first hike. It was one of those things that seemed esoteric to me. I put on my old jeans and gym socks and running shoes. I wore a cotton t-shirt and a trucker cap of the Oklahoma Sooners I bought on a work trip. I was the perfect newbie. In thisContinue reading “A Beginner’s Guide to Hiking”