Ube Rice Crispies

Should I change my profile info to Ube Girl?

My love for all things ube goes far and wide, something that I have developed from childhood and carried proudly into adulthood. I hoard it, I push other people to try it, I push people out of the way to get to it, I dream about it. Friends and family alert me of new ube delicacies, and I salivate over each one.

January 20, 2020

Dark Chocolate Truffle Cake

This year's birthday cake is a very luxurious truffle cake. One forkful tastes like a dark chocolate truffle. It's pure chocolate decadence, not marred by nuts or liqueurs or fruit or crunchy toppings (all...

December 31, 2019

Closing Out a Decade

So goodbye, 2019 and this past decade. You have been so generous with me. Hello, 2020. I am so ready for more.

"Taipei is the new foodie destination," said so many friends when they heard that we were going on a family vacation. I wasn't sure what they meant - until we got there and we...

July 28, 2019

Stadium Brownies

Stadium Brownies. Fudge brownies with a crunch topping made with salted caramel popcorn, crunchy peanut butter, and milk chocolate.

June 14, 2019

Easy Carrot Cake

this is really good carrot cake. The kind that has pineapples, raisins, walnuts, and coconut oil. The kind that only requires one bowl to make. The kind with a thick layer of frosting so...

May 10, 2019

Spinach Gorgonzola Dip

Warm and cheesy, but bright green so it makes you (me) feel righteous, this is the dip that dinner parties are planned around. There's an entire package of frozen spinach in it, but also...

These are incredibly fudgy cookies, studded with dark chocolate chips, and finished with flaky sea salt.

March 29, 2019

Ube White Chocolate Fudge

Ube White Chocolate Fudge perfectly marries the creaminess of white chocolate with the distinct flavor of ube that I grew up with.