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Starlets of Palo Alto

Starlets of Palo Alto

Ellen Chung, Claire Li, and Jack Stefanski

February 8, 2019

A second of anticipation surrounds the kitchen as fingers delicately place the finishing touch on a plate, a recipe developed after many stages of trial and error. Delve into the journey of two Palo Altan restaurants and the effort that each puts into attaining and maintaining A Michelin star, an ultima...

Meat the World of Plant-Based Protein

Meat the World of Plant-Based Protein

Claire Li and Mahati Subramaniam

December 6, 2018

For many years, vegetarians and vegans have faced limited options when searching for meals that fit their lifestyle. Since then, many food companies have recognized the demand for alternatives and have crafted substitutes to popular meals like cheeseburgers and chicken nuggets. Welcome to a world wh...

Graduation Snacks

Graduation Snacks

Rosa Schaefer Bastian

June 4, 2017

Cupcakes with Diploma: Ingredients: Cupcake: - 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour - ¼ teaspoon fine salt - 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder - 2 large eggs at room temperature - ⅔ cups sugar - 1 ½ stick unsalted butter, melted - 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract - ½ cup milk F...

Bay Area Bread Tour

Bay Area Bread Tour

Atusa Assadi, Yashvi Tibrewal, and Fe Hmelar

June 4, 2017

Are you a frustrated local bread connoisseur, unfulfilled by the quality of the carbs in your vicinity? Look no further! Yashvi, Atusa and Fe present the best bread in the Bay Area. Pop in your rickety car with $10 of gas in the tank, and hit up these cult favorite (albeit a small cult of our families...

The Coolest Pops

The Coolest Pops

Hollie Chiao and Alexis Pisco

May 1, 2017

No matter how long this next month may feel, summer is just around the corner! With the weather finally warming up, C Mag has you covered on how to stay cool during break. BLUEBERRY MINT MOJITO -½ cup sugar -½ cup water -35 mint leaves -2-5 blueberries per popsicle -1/2 lime 1. In a small...

Perfect Picnics

Perfect Picnics

Talia Stanley

April 17, 2017

What to bring: To start your perfect picnic off on the right foot, remember to bring some key materials: a soft and cute blanket that you don’t mind getting dirty, a picnic basket stocked with your favorite snacks, and some fun activities! Sketchbooks, watercolors, string for friendship bracelets or sport...

Vegan Pastries

Vegan Pastries

Nicole Li

April 15, 2017

Chocolate Coconut Vegan Donut With delicious chocolate glaze and flaky coconut shavings, this Whole Foods pastry is sweet but not overwhelmingly so. The soft cake base tastes remarkably like a “real” donut with eggs and milk, but it is a vegan masterpiece. Just big enough for an indulgent trea...

Spring Recipes

Spring Recipes

Chiara Biondi and Rosa Schaefer Bastian

April 15, 2017

Apricot Jam Ingredients: 2 ½ pounds of apricots 3 cups of granulated sugar ¼ cup of water Juice of one lemon Directions: Remove the pits from the apricots and cut into small cubes. Depending on how smooth you want the jam, you can also put the apricots in a food processor. Add ...

Asian Immersion

Asian Immersion

Nicole Li

March 16, 2017

What does one do on a cold day with an empty stomach? Eat good food, of course! Treat your tastebuds to the tastes of far-off countries while exploring different parts of the south bay.  Pho Avenue At first sight, this little nook at the corner of El Camino and Showers looks like a gathering place for millennial men popping in from wo...

Fondue (and Fon-don’ts)

Fondue (and Fon-don’ts)

Emma Staiger and Amanda Hmelar, Staff Writers

February 10, 2017

As temperatures remain low this winter, what better way to stay warm than cozying up to a pot of delicious fondue? Cheese Fondue Ingredients: ½ pound shredded Swiss cheese ½ pound shredded Gruyere cheese 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 garlic clove (peeled) 1 cup dry white wine 1 tab...

To Chai or Not To Chai

To Chai or Not To Chai

Yashvi Tibrewal

February 10, 2017

text design and doodles by  yashvi tibrewal • illustration and photo by teddie stewart CLASSIC • ⅓ cup milk (not skim milk — almond milk is a great alternative) • ⅔ cup water • 2 teaspoons sugar • 1 teaspoon loose tea leaves • A tiny piece of ginger or 2 teaspoons...