haley rose smith

haley rose smith

Sep
30

on wine quality

As I worked my first couple of harvests, took classes, went to more tastings, and tried wines from countries I hadn't even heard of, a unified theory of wine quality and assessment began to form for me, startling in its simplicity.
3 min read
Mar
19

harvest 2021 recap: dashe cellars

back in march of 2021, i finally decided to quit my job of over 6 years as a software engineer
6 min read
Jan
19

knitting round-up 2021

2021 was the year that i quit my job and got back into knitting.
7 min read
Jul
07

reading list: no white dudes 2016

originally published on medium.com in may of 2016. for a full list of books i ended up reading that
2 min read
Jan
03

dad's lasagna

we don't have a lot of food traditions in my family but this is one of them.
6 min read
Dec
07

hokkien mee

the proper dark style malaysian pork & seafood noodle dish
2 min read
Dec
07

kare ayam

indonesian style chicken curry. recipe from a cooking class, slightly adapted
1 min read
Oct
11

passionfruit preserves

an extremely imprecise recipe for using up a large quantity of passionfruit
2 min read
Aug
23

char koay teow

my favorite malaysian dish on this good earth is the spicy, fatty, eggy deliciousness known as char koay teow.
3 min read
Aug
10

fresh pita with sourdough discard

i'm throwing sourdough discard into everything these days in an attempt to avoid waste.
2 min read