- Welcome to The Lipstick Cafe, where inspiration meets food and play. My name is Pauline and I love to write, eat, and travel. This is where I share my stories, lessons from the kitchen, city discoveries, and creative projects. Get cozy, grab a coffee, and enjoy! Read More.
People often ask me “How is married life?” That and “So, when are there going to be babies?” is vying for the next most popular question. I’m not sure what is an appropriate response to the first question, let alone … Continue reading
I decided to take a tiny break from dreaming about Spain and spend some time in my much neglected kitchen. As lovely as it is to reminisce about our summer honeymoon, now two months fresh in my mind, there is … Continue reading
It was my fiancé J’s birthday on Tuesday, merely days before our wedding this weekend. That’s a sufficient reason to slightly panic, right? Our birthdays are exactly one week apart, so sharing celebrations comes as no surprise to us. We’ve … Continue reading
With the wedding only a few weeks away, I’m proud to say that I completed the goal I set out for myself just earlier this summer when I first began this journey for my Ba Noi’s Banh Bot Loc recipe. … Continue reading