About Khursten

Good Eats



    Squid and Taro Stew from ‘Sweetness and Lightning’

    squid taro stew from amaama iinazuma

    My love for cooking manga has reached its peak in the last few months as I have found that my best stress relief from this hectic period in my life is cooking. I’ve done a couple of recipes from food manga before and for a while I entertained having a separate blog just for recipes I tried from manga. And then I realised I’m much too old to handle all the blogs. As it is, I’m struggling to keep two, let alone keep up with tumblr like I used to! Hence, I’ve decided to put them all here in my personal food/travel blog of sorts. It’s under a new section I’ve boringly called Manga Cooking!

    Obviously, Manga Cooking’s about recipes I’ve seen and read from various manga I’ve been reading over the last whatever. It may be recipes featured in food manga or just some meal related to manga. As usual, I’m not sure how often I’ll be doing this. I’ve actually made an effort for a while to try one manga dish from a manga I’ve been reading per month and hopefully I have the energy to actually write entries for it.

    Continue Reading

  • 21413380493_8b077dd294_z
    ramen no tabi

    More than tonkatsu in Sokyo Ramen

    The thing about ramen shops near Sydney’s CBD is that most of them are tonkotsu ramen shops. Not that I don’t love tonkotsu but I know there are other ramen broths…

  • namul

    Mushroom Namul

    So when I moved to Australia, I made a commitment to eat healthier and live a little healthier than I used to. It helps that fast food in Australia is a…

  • gaytime

    Having a Golden Gaytime

      Somehow I’m the queen of subtext in my recent posts but my god if you gaiz think of other things, you are so rude! But summer is officially over in…

  • manhole
    Features Travels

    Manholespotting in Japan

    Sounds awful coming from me but trust me, it’s not the kind of ‘manhole’ you’re thinking of. I’m referring to the awesome manholes you’ll cross while walking around towns and cities…

  • porkmee
    home cooking Recipes

    Attempt at Pork Mee

    When I was a teenager, my family partly lived in Kuala Lumpur. My father was sent by his company to Malaysia and our family shuttled in and out of that country.…