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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Homemade Hipster: French macarons

Justin E Kim May 17, 2022
An easy yet tasty snack to entertain your appetite
Salt: Giving food life

Salt: Giving food life

Geethikaa Tarra April 20, 2022
Students share their experiences and opinions on salty flavors
Photo by Justin Kim

Homemade Hipster: Caprese salad

Justin E Kim April 6, 2022
How to prepare a tantalizing umami dish to brighten your day
The storefront of Oh Honey Bakery in downtown Mountain View.

Dessert Detectives: Oh Honey Bakery

Krish Dev and Sophia Ma January 29, 2022
Reviewing popular menu items based on quality and taste
Graphic by Justin Kim

‘Tis the season for…’

Delving deeper into this year's winter highlights and memories

Roti and paneer

December 10, 2021

he classic Indian platter of plain or buttered roti with a touch of ghee and saag paneer is what senior Shalini Krish finds to be her two favorite winter consumables. Despite their non-Christian...

Hot pot

December 10, 2021

amb. Pork. Beef. Fishcakes. Tofu. Meatballs. Sausages. Vermicelli. These components are all options in senior Edgar Tsai’s favorite winter food, hot pot, and he has relished the variety of taste...

Sugar cookies

December 10, 2021

hough sugar cookies are a common dessert, freshman Madeleine Ischo enjoys them during the holidays largely because of the elation of interacting with close family while decorating the cookies. “[Sugar...

Chicken noodle soup

December 10, 2021

rom his time living in Colorado and Pittsburgh to now in California, senior Joseph Jeong’s go-to winter food has always been his mother’s Korean-style chicken noodle soup. His earliest memories...

Graphic by Justin Kim

Seasonal consumables to try

Justin E Kim December 10, 2021
Students share their favorite holiday dishes
During quarantine, I took up baking as a way to cure my sugar cravings.

Food is my friend (and foe)

Sarah Liu December 7, 2021

I’ve had a sweet tooth for as long as I can remember. When I was little, I insisted on having dessert after every single meal. When my parents would encourage me to try different foods at buffet dinners,...

Sophomore Sonia Vermas mom lights a brass diya in her home.

Tasting the festivities

Matthew Yoshimoto October 29, 2021
Students and staff share their favorite Diwali dishes
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