I am the youngest of six daughters, no brothers.
Briggs retired from the International WSA Tour in 2013.
These stories then stand in for the complicated thinking, or acknowledgement of how ingredients or methods might change across time, space, and diasporas; even whether or not people still use them.
It first started with converting her handwritten recipe measurements from katis and tahils old Chinese measurements and learning the different daun or herbs and rempah spice pastes.
As such, recipes passed down the generations were inexact.
It began with my having to translate hard-to-read handwritten notes, or convert measurements, and moved on to learning about the different daun herbs and rempah spice pastes.