Nutella Birthday Cake

Every January for the last eight years or so, I’ve been baking my own birthday cake. It makes me so happy to whip up something with my very favorite ingredients, and share it with my very favorite people.

Happy holidays, all! Matt and I are spending Christmas and New Year in the Philippines (check out my Instagram for a peek into our trip), gorging ourselves on Filipino food, all sorts of desserts,...

December 1, 2018

Butter Cake

Chewy, buttery crust, topped with a creamy, ooey-gooey layer that's brightened with the subtlest taste of lemon, crowned with a crackly top. Each bite is pure decadence.

Baltimore is a foodie city, especially for foodies like me who love crab. Crab cakes, crab pasta, crab legs, crab dip, crab everything all day every day.

You can’t miss the rib cart. Friday and Saturday nights at La Brasa, when the the cart carrying the rib roast is getting rolled aroud the dining room, necks crane, heads turn, noses inhale, mouths...

October 22, 2018

Pumkin Biko

Biko is a sweetened rice cake, made with sticky rice, coconut milk, and sugar. My dad's family would make biko with kalabasa (pumpkin) and it is insanely delicious.

“You have to visit Charleston,” people say when they find out that I have a food blog and I love to travel. “Make dinner reservations in advance to go to Husk,” is the typical...

Dimsum is a small plates-type of Chinese cuisine, with dumplings and other dishes served in steamer baskets. My favorite dim sum places in Chinatown is Hei La Moon. My go-to orders are the shrimp hargow...

These might be my favorite lamb dish ever. These lamb chops from Zo are perfectly cooked, well-seasoned, and so good that my husband and I once finished a platter and then ordered another one. Chargrilled,...