My top 3 favorite pies: Key Lime Pie, Pecan Pie, and Chocolate Pie (or Any Pie That Has Chocolate).

My top 3 favorite movie scenes featuring pies: Amy Adams making chocolate cream pie in Julie and Julia, Andie McDowell singing about pie and John Travolta eating pie in Michael, Meg Ryan ordering apple pie ala mode in When Harry Met Sally.

My top 3 favorite pie places in Boston: Petsi Pies, Flour Bakery, and Pie-Curious.

November 27, 2017

Mini Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

These are gluten-free peanut butter cookies with some brown rice crisps for added texture, and mini milk chocolate peanut butter cups for added flavor and instant cuteness.

November 13, 2017

Pecan Pie Eggnog Truffles

The end result are little decadent bites that taste like a cross between chocolate pecan pie and butter pecan ice cream, downed with a glass of smooth eggnog.

Kouign amman (pronounced queen-ah-man) is a French pastry, buttery and flaky like a croissant, with a slightly crunchier and caramelized exterior. I was in San Francisco for a few days and my friends were...

October 20, 2017

What to Pair with Eggnog

Did you know that I grew up celebrating Christmas for three months? That’s right, three months. The Philippines has the longest Christmas celebration in the world, with Christmas songs and decors and lights and...

October 16, 2017

NYC Trip 2017

Hello, friends! Sorry for the somewhat erratic posting schedule lately, but the last few weeks have been spectacularly busy for me. I’ve been doing a lot of travelling (went to New York, Chicago, Charlottesville),...

I’ve eaten a lot of paella in this lifetime, and I have to say that this paella negra from Taberna de Haro in Brookline is one of the best. It’s simple: paella cooked in...

September 25, 2017

Guacamole Popcorn Shrimp Cups

When people find out I’m a food blogger, they typically assume that I cook all the time, and that Matt and I enjoy these delicious, elaborate meals at home. But the truth is I...

The house-made ricotta agnolotti from Maple & Ash in Chicago is so delectable, that I considered ordering a second plate, while I was still chewing my second bite. While this is pretty common wishful...