I have a small kitchen. All of my kitchens have been small, except the one in my first post-college apartment, in Boulder, Colorado. I’m pretty sure it is supposed to go the other way, that one’s living spaces should get larger over the course of a lifetime, but it also seems to be true that, the bigger the city, the smaller the kitchen. Hong Kong is a big city.
My current kitchen is better equipped than the one in my first HK apartment, which resembled the kitchen in a camper van. Here, at least, I have three burners (gas!) and a freezer that holds more than a few trays of ice. These are important improvements, because about ten months ago, my baby daughter started eating solid food.Continue reading