Category Archives: Leftovers

Global Advent: Day 6

The Film: Mou gaan dou [Infernal Affairs Trilogy] – China Here’s another film that was subject to a remake. Only this time it went the usual direction, foreign-language to English-language. And like yesterday’s film, this one also stars Andy Lau. … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 4

The Film: Strictly Ballroom – Australia There are some films I know by heart, that I’m so familiar with, that are such a part of my relationship with cinema I forget to write about them. I remember watching Strictly Ballroom … Continue reading

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Advent: Day 23

The Film: Un long dimanche de fiançailles [A Very Long Engagement] Some movies take you on a journey. There may be times you’re not sure you want to go but if you do you will be rewarded. It isn’t often … Continue reading

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Advent: Day 7

The Film:  Anthony Zimmer Once you realize what I realized, you will never again want to watch remakes. Yes, I am aware, not all remakes are bad. But so many of them ruin what would have been amazingly pleasurable viewings … Continue reading

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Christmas Leftovers

Leftover green onions and spring-roll wrappers from the crab rangoon I made on Christmas Eve, have switched countries, but not continents. Somosas Onion, potato, garlic, frozen peas, green onion and curry powder sautéed until softened, then mixed with a small … Continue reading

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Ratatouille Revisited

Leftover Recipe: Toast a hamburger bun Add sliced ham and provolone cheese Top with ratatouille Dip bun quickly into the sauce Enjoy!   (P.S. It also fits perfectly with spinach lasagna.)

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