Blueberry and Strawberry Muffins

A few years ago I found a blueberry muffin recipe that I fell in love with and have been using ever since.  It’s called To Die For Blueberry muffins and was submitted by Colleen...

Serious Eats challenge

Serious Eats is one of the food blogs I browse regularly.  Every week they issue a weekend challenge.  I like to participate when I get a chance.  This weekend’s challenge was to make a...

K Sandwiches revisit and exploration of Vietnamese desserts

K. Sandwiches7604 Linda Vista RoadSan Diego, CA 92111www.ksandwiches.com I was determined to spend some time at the beach this weekend and just sit around and enjoy the warm sand and calming sound of the...

Cheese Beer Bread

I came across this very simple 4 ingredient Beer Bread with Cheese recipe from Almost Bourdain.  I had some cheddar cheese I needed to get rid of and the recipe looked so simple and...

Sculpted Bread Animals at Boudin in SF

Boudin at Fisherman's Wharf160 Jefferson StSan Francisco, CA 94133www.boudinbakery.com Being from the Bay Area, I've been to San Francisco countless times.  Every time someone is visiting, my family will take the person to the...

Bay Area: Orange Tree Yogurt

Orange Tree Yogurt21267 Stevens Creek Blvd., Ste 310Cupertino, CA 95014orangetreeyogurt.com On my last visit home, I noticed a grand opening sign for Orange Tree Yogurt.  You would think with so many froyo places that this wouldn't interest...

Blueberry mochi cake

I've made strawberry mochi cake, cherry mochi cake, and now I finally got around to making a blueberry mochi cake.  This recipe base for mochi is so easy to make and so versatile, next...

Matcha Green Tea Pound Cake

I found a recipe for green tea pound cake from Sarah The Baker Yoon on milk and honey cafe.  The beautiful green color of her cakes really caught my eye. I also loved her...

Izakaya Sakura revisit

Izakaya Sakura3904 Convoy St #121San Diego, CA 92184(858) 569-6151 It's been a while since I've been back to Sakura.  My previous posts can be found here and here. With little brother asking for sushi all...

Chocolate Banana Nut Bread

After my successful attempt at baking a banana nut bread, I found all these images of chocolate banana bread that looked delicious.  I’ve never eaten chocolate banana nut bread but I wanted to try...