Archive for July, 2002

Saturday, July 20th, 2002

A recipe from Elizabeth:

> Happy Pancakes with Happy Sauce


> *Start this dish 24 hours before you get hungry for it


> Batter:

> soak 250 g. mung beans for 24 hours, drain


> Put equal parts of rice flour/soaked mung beans in blender with 1 tin


> coconut cream

> 1 tsp. turmeric

> 1 tsp. salt

> 1 tsp sugar (optional)

> 2 dried chili peppers

> Blend till pureed, then add 2 eggs, whisk.


> Filling 1:

> Fry shallots and garlic add 200 g. minced pork, and maybe some


> (depending on budget)

> season with fish sauce to taste


> OR


> Filling 2:

> Fry shallots, garlic, tofu, mushrooms, season with salt and pepper to


> Drain excess moisture (mixture should look dry)


> **


> Make pancakes:

> pour batter in oiled skillet or wok, swirl to make thin pancake


> Place filling on cooking pancake:

> 1 T. raw bean sprouts

> 1 T. filling


> Cover pan and cook for 30 seconds


> Fold in half with spatula, creating a half-moon shape


> Cover pancake with pan lid, and cook for 30 more seconds or until it




> Use spatula to remove from pan, place on heatproof platter,

> keep warm in oven while the rest are being cooked


> Serve with Happy Sauce:


> Fry shallots, garlic, peppers, add yellow bean sauce, soy sauce,


> tamarind water, water or stock, ground peanuts, toasted sesame seeds:


> and simmer


> Serving suggestion:

> Put Happy Pancakes on plates with Happy Sauce & garnish with lettuce,

> basil, mint


> Enjoy


Wednesday, July 17th, 2002

Comics, they’re the hip new thing! Everyone’s doing them.

Here’s some new ones by Sean Healy.


Tuesday, July 16th, 2002

There’s a new contest up at Design what a less Microsoft dependent computer environment would look like.

Sydney comix bad boy Stratu is starting a blog for his new project, Atomizer.

And Michael Pee Fikaris gets featured at SBS! You’ll need Flash for this.


Tuesday, July 16th, 2002

Apparently Kirrily Schell’s ‘Cheese Party’ went well, complete with Tim Danko wearing a homemade cheese tie. Like Aaron O’ Donnell’s meat shirt, the new trend for comics cognoscenti seems to be edible clothing.

Weeksy finds comic fun for YOU:

US cartoonists under pressure to follow the patriotic line

Vanessa Sowerine’s site

Cassandra Tytler’s new site

and always a good source of info:


Sunday, July 14th, 2002

Hi all.

A site referral by Tim Danko:

Also, Jared Lane has a new site!