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September 19, 2009

Happy 1/2 Birthday!

This month my bloggy-blog is celebrating its half birthday!

First of all, I have to thank YOU! (And the academy, of course…) Thank you all for visiting my humble abode and reading about my culinary adventures. I truly appreciate your time and support. It means a lot to me. Wow, hard to believe 6 months already. It’s been a happy, laborious half a year in the kitchen, full of dicing, mincing, simmering and rising.


I thought it would be interesting to write a post about just who this ‘Sasha’ person really is:

My official name is Alexandra but in my native language, Russian, Sasha and Alexandra are one name. (Sort of like the whole ‘Dick’ and ‘Richard’ thing.) I prefer Sasha though. I currently live in Brooklyn, New York and attend Hunter College where I am studying literature.
My future plans are unclear for now. Of course I would love to go to culinary school and open a restaurant someday. However, I don’t know how reasonable that is. If my life doesn’t lead me further into the culinary world, I would like to become a professor of literature and maybe even a published author.


Some of my favorites:


Foods: Croissants, milk chocolate, hazelnut coffee, Café Latte, cheese, burgers, fresh-baked bread…this list could go on forever.


Music: (My taste is very diverse) Incubus, Radiohead, Maroon 5, Edith Piaf. I also enjoy some Russian artists as well as jazz.


TV/Movies: True Blood, The Office, Sex and The City/La Vie En Rose, The Notebook, Breakfast at Tiffany’s and anything with Audrey Hepburn.


Books: The Awakening (K. Chopin,) The Stranger (A. Camus,) A Clockwork Orange (A. Burgess,) Revolutionary Road (R. Yates.) and many others. I also adore David Sedaris.


Blogs: Food- Bread + Butter, For The Love of Cooking, Mango & Tomato. Fashion- With Love…, Fashion Chalet. Eye Candy- Dustjacket Attic.


I look forward to sharing more of my culinary journey with you and exploring the beauty and endless possibilities of food. Thank you all again for being as sweet as you are.


All my love,

Sasha.




[I love this picture. Willy Ronis's "Le Petit Parisiene"]

8 comments:

Monika P. said...

Happy birthday for your blog! Yes. I'm from Poland You lived in Ukraine?:)? How did you get to NYC? I would loove to visit it one day! Probably life there is pretty interesting, isn't it?

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Dajana said...

Congrts, dear, and many more happy, tasty posts to come.
Hope all your wishes come through.

Sasha said...

Thank you, darling : )

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

Congrats and keep up with the great work!

Cheers,

Rosa

Olga said...

Happy 1/2 birthday!
And thank you for putting me as one of your favorite blogs: I'm truly touched.
The photo is adorable!

Alaya said...

Yaaayyy! Go Miss Sasha! Happy (1/2) Birthday! And I LOOOVE that photo! I want French food now!

Pam said...

Happy half birthday to your blog. It's good to get to know a little about you.

Dustjacket Attic said...

Oh loved finding out more about you! Thank you SO much for including me in your list :)

I just adore the photo,he is just so cute and little.
xoxo