Butter Cake

It’s been a while, I know, since I posted a recipe. There has been lots of travels (last trip was Scandinavia with my youngest sister) and lots of eating out and ordering in. There has been lots of late nights and working during the weekend. There has been lots of get togethers and Netflix TV shows. And now, there is a lot of Butter Cake.

How fitting that I’m posting my most decadent recipe of the year (to date) at the beginning of the most festive month. I love the holidays, with all the twinkling lights and frantic shopping and hot chocolate. Long time readers know that I usually tend to go a little crazy with baking at this time. And this Butter Cake is the sweetest way to celebrate the start of my favorite season.

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...

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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.

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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,...

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce. This is a very simple but ultra delicious recipe. It's a riff on a classic bolognese, but without the long wait time nor the long list of ingredients.

May 12, 2018

Cheesy Anchovy Toast

I loved the combination of the toasted bread, the creamy cheese baked to golden perfection, the briny fish, and the herbs