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Momofuku compost cookies

I have this list I’ve made of all the places I want to eat at in New York City. Hopefully, I’ll be able to take some days off to go visit soon and fulfill...

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Alforon

I often turn to mmm-yoso for inspiration on places I want to eat at.  Recently, Kirk of mmm-yoso has made several visits to Alforon (found here, here and here) and so it went on...

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Hydrangea Flower Cupcakes

I’m not very good at decorating cupcakes. It’s something I’ve been trying to work at. Not too long ago I saw these beautiful cupcakes decorated to look like hydrangeas on Glorious Treats. I was...

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Roy’s Chocolate Souffle

Chocolate souffle is one of my favorite desserts. It combines my love of chocolate and my love for eating desserts hot out of the oven. I’ve eaten a lot of chocolate souffles at restaurants...

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Pearl Chinese Cuisine- Dim sum

Future Husband (“FH”) and I both enjoy eating chinese dim sum. Over the years, we’ve been to nearly every restaurant in San Diego that offers dim sum (the pickings are pretty slim). The one...

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Homemade Mexican Fried ice cream

I love Mexican fried ice cream. I get it every year at the County Fair and whenever it’s on the dessert menu at a restaurant. Creamy vanilla ice cream encrusted with a cinnamon crunchy...

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Restaurant.com Giveaway!

Happy Monday everyone! First off, a winner has been chosen for my Starbucks giveaway! Congratulations to “Susan,” who left the second to last comment on this post and her number was chosen by random.org...

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Blooming Onion Pizza Bread

Earlier this week I saw someone  do a version of Outback Steakhouse’s “blooming onion” using a loaf of sour dough bread. I loved the idea. One of the most appealing things about a blooming...

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Chinese Fried Crullers

I thought I’d take some time to introduce a classic chinese breakfast item. Pronounced youtiao in chinese, these are also commonly referred to as chinese fried crullers. I’m not quite sure why this translation...

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Marble Castella Cake

Since I’ve made honey castella cake several times, I wanted to make some variations.  The other day, I made two castella cakes. Originally, one was supposed to be a matcha one and one was...