Lesley's Picks | January

A curated collection of recipes, libations, favourite clothing or accessory item and a new discovered location.

January 2022

What are we eating:

Tuna Tataki Salad

Tuna Tataki Salad

Ingredients:

 

  • 2-3 good-quality tuna steaks (about 200g each)
  • 1 tbsp. peanut oil
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 red onion, halved and very thinly sliced
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, peeled in intervals and very thinly sliced
  • 4 red radishes, very thinly sliced
  • 100g mixed baby salad greens
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 sheet nori, toasted and crumbled
  • 1 tsp mixed black and white sesame seeds (toasted)
  • Dressing
  • 3 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. mirin
  • 1 tbsp. sake
  • A pinch of caster sugar
  • 1 tsp. grated ginger
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    What are we reading:

    Unfuck Your Brain Book Cover

    Using Science to Get Over Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Freak-outs, and Triggers.

    By PhD LPC-S ACS ACN Faith G. Harper

    The Wall Street Journal Bestseller that helps us feel better every day with neuroscience and humor.Our brains are doing our best to help us out, but they can be real assholes sometimes.

    Accessory or Clothing Item Go-to: 

    La DoubleJ Turtleneck that I am styling with Smythe Pink Trousers for a mood-boosting, pink patterned spring look! 

    La DoubleJ Turtleneck  Smythe Pink Trousers

    What we are doing to relax:

    Downhill skiing. An activity that we do annually, primarily at the breathtaking Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort.  

    Porsche 911 with ski box in the snow with a man leaning on it with skis