This meticulously crafted book studies a personal collection of 5 kitchen objects that have that have remained in my family’s possession—some having traversed three countries, while others bearing the weight of nearly three decades of cherished memories. With great reverence, Attached unveils the captivating odyssey of my family over the past several decades, beautifully chronicling the sequential acquisition of each beloved object.

Each chapter unveils a fragment of both my life and my family’s, entwining recipes, poems, photographs, songs, movies, and ephemera. Through a blend of handcrafted elements, printing techniques, paper selection, and content, the book evokes the charm of homemade cookbooks and photo albums. These objects carry profound sentimental value, serving as ‘memory-keepers’ or humble reminders of our fond or bittersweet past.