IMG_9778-2

Green Chocolate Chip Cookies

I made some green chocolate chip cookies for St. Patrick’s Day this weekend. These don’t use the standard chocolate chip cookie batter. Instead I used a chewy sugar cookie recipe as the base so...

IMG_9675-2

Mini Hasselback potatoes

Hasselback potatoes are one of the easiest appetizers/side dishes you can make that is both delicious and has a unique presentation. I first saw hasselback potatoes on several food blogs over a year ago....

IMG_8965-3-2

Japanese cheesecake

I used to really love cheesecake, but I could never eat more than a few bites because it was so rich. Japanese cheesecake, on the other hand, is the opposite. It is super light...

IMG_9277

Chocolate bread rolls

I’ve been making a lot of bread lately using the tangzhong method, a natural method of making bread that creates a very soft and fluffy texture. You can read more about it here. After...

1010374

Sushi Kaito revisit

You always remember your first time… I remembered the first time the BF tried and fell in love with sushi and sashimi. I was with him when he tried his first piece and I...

IMG_9449-2

Irish cream pound cake

Every year I make an Irish cream bundt cake for St. Patrick’s Day. Previously I used a recipe I found on allrecipes that uses yellow cake mix as a base. This year, I thought...

P1010438

Manila Fast Food and Desserts- Party food

Little Bro’s girlfriend (not to be confused with Baby’s Bro’s girlfriend who has been providing the Taiwan post pics.) recently had a birthday. After doing the usual celebrations that college students do, we decided...

IMG_9372

Matcha chocolate swirl bread

I love the combination of matcha green tea and chocolate. I’ve made a few desserts in the past swirling the two and I’ve wanted to make a bread with these two flavors for a...

1010424

Zorbas Restaurant

The other day, BF and I were in the Chula Vista area, so we decided to stop by Zorbas for lunch. Zorbas offers a greek buffet, as well as a menu you can order...

IMG_9182

Soft Pretzel Bites

I’ve made soft pretzels quite a few times now and I love how easy they are to make. Now that I’ve got the regular soft pretzel down, I’ve been trying out variations. So far...