Banana Nut Bread

A while back I made a banana bread using a recipe that got rave reviews, and I didn’t like it at all.  It was very, very dense, with not much flavor other than banana. ...

Jean Philippe Pâtisserie

Jean Philippe Pâtisserie Bellagio – 3600 S. Las Vegas Blvd.Las Vegas, NV, 89109(702) 693-8788https://www.jpchocolates.com/ While digging through my old photos, I found that I had enough images of my visit to the famous Jean...

Walmido

Walmido Japanese Sushi Restaurant4367 Convoy StSan Diego, CA 92111 (858) 571-1888 I am about hesitant writing this review.  First, because I feel like I didn’t get the full experience of Walmido.  Second, because prior...

Matcha Green Tea and White Cupcakes

< A week ago, I discovered how easy it was to bake with matcha green tea, which I love, by baking a matcha green tea chocolate swirl cake.  I wanted to try another matcha...

Cherry Mochi Cake

After my successful experience with strawberry mochi cake, I have been wanting to try cherry mochi cake since I love cherries even more than strawberries.  I decided to try it out for a potluck...

Pho T. Cali

Pho T. Cali7351 Clairemont Mesa BlvdSan Diego, CA 92111(858) 565-6997 www.photcali.com Pho T. Cali is the place I go to most for pho  It’s not necessarily the best pho, but it’s pretty good and in...

Cheese & Garlic Biscuits

Recently I was given a large block of cheddar cheese. A very large block. So I have been searching for recipes that require cheddar cheese in order to use up all the cheese.  I...

Wa Okan dining

Wa Okan Dining3860 Convoy StSan Diego, CA 92111(858) 279-0941 okanus.com I have been wanting to try Okan for a while.  For the past few months, every weekend after shopping at Nijiya I would say...

Taro flavored Chinese steamed rice cake

I do a lot of grocery shopping at Ranch 99.  Being from the Bay Area, I am often envious when I go back home to visit my parents and go to the asian grocery...

Guppy House

Guppy House 2730 Alton PkwySte 101Irvine, CA 92614(949) 851-9788www.myguppyteahouse.com I've been wanting to try Guppy House for a while.  On my last Irvine visit, I got a glimpse of the interior with all of...