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Coconut Butter Cookies

I love butter cookies, especially those Danish butter cookies. The crunchy little cookies are so addicting. I came across a recipe for coconut butter cookies that looked pretty simple to make. These cookies don’t...

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Matcha chiffon cake

I’ve been wanting to try making a matcha flavored chiffon cake for a while now since I love green tea flavored desserts, but only got around to it this past week. I saw a...

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Purple Yam (ube) chiffon cake

I love how pretty the color of this cake came out. The purple pink tones makes the cake look delicate and princessy in my opinion. For a while now I’ve tried to achieve a...

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Mice cookies

When I saw these mice cookies on Serious Eats, I knew I had to try making them. Cookies that look like cute little mice! How perfect is that? The recipe comes from Martha Stewart. ...

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Tomi Seafood Buffet

In the last year or so, asian buffets have lost their luster. While new ones continue pop up, they are usually old ones under new management. Even a brand new buffet seems to have...

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Soft sugar cookies

There’s a lot of sugar cookie recipes out there, but I don’t often see soft sugar cookies. These sugar cookies are easy to make and decorate, and are soft and chewy all the way...

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Cucina Urbana revisit

Cucina Urbana 505 Laurel St, San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 239-2222 http://www.cucinaurbana.com After a wonderful dinner at Cucina Urbana about a month ago, BF and I couldn’t wait to go back. Luckily, we were...

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Silkie Chicken Tea Eggs

Have you ever heard of silkie chickens? You can look at this article to see what they look like. Silkie chickens have very puffy feathers and get their name because their feathers feel like...

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Matcha mochi cake

Over Thanksgiving, I had baked some pumpkin mochi cake for BF’s parents. BF’s mom really liked it and so for Christmas, I decided to bake her some green tea mochi cake. I thought of...

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Taiwan Trip 2010

No I’m not in Taiwan nor did I recently go visit. I wish I was/did. If you’ve been a regular reader of my blog for over a year, you may recall that last year...