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Turtle Soft Pretzels

So I like playing with my food. I especially like making turtle shaped foods whenever I can. I attempted turtle shaped pretzels a long time ago. It’s something I’ve been wanting to revisit for...

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Savory soft pretzels

I’m made soft pretzels a few times on this blog. I had a craving for them recently and thought they’d make a great snack while watching the Oscar’s. I wanted to try a variation...

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Mini nutella swirl muffins

I’ve made doughnut muffins a couple of times on this blog in different various forms. It’s one of my favorite recipes. Shaped like a muffin, the mini muffins taste very much like a sugar...

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Honey Castella Cake

If you’ve been following my baking adventures, you might recall that I’ve tried twice now to make a castella cake with no success. You can read about that here and here. I get an...

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Lai Chen

A few weeks ago, I got an email from Faye, one of my readers, letting me know that a new Taiwanese restaurant had opened up on Miramar. Since both of my parents are from...

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Chocolate Chip Brownie Chunk Cookies

The brownie stuffed chocolate chip cookies were a huge hit with my family. It’s definitely something I’m going to make over and over again. They also didn’t last long. Anyhow, I was thinking I...

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Sweet potato butter cake

I love butter cakes. They are simple, and sweet. They taste great for breakfast or an afternoon snack.  I saw a recipe for a pumpkin butter cake on Table for 2…or more. The cake...

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Elite Restaurant

Ever since my visit to Sea Harbour Restaurant for their upscale style dim sum, I’ve been wanting to try Elite Restaurant, which is another popular spot for upscale dim sum. It was relatively crowded...

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Bubble brioche

Brioche is a french bread rich with butter and eggs.  It’s a great bread for dinner rolls, sandwich bread, hamburger buns and french toast, just to name a few. I’ve been wanting to make...

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Spicy House revisit

We haven’t been back to Spicy House since shortly after it first opened. When our original dinner plans fell through, we decided to stop by Spicy House and try some more dishes. You can...