Easy Carrot Cake

It’s almost Father’s Day and I made carrot cake.

It’s almost Father’s Day and I wish the Philippines wasn’t a 24-hour flight away so I can hang out with my dad as often as I want to, but for now FaceTime will have to do.

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.

In true Filipino time, I’m sharing some of my favorite eats from our last trip to the Philippines. Many of you know that Matt and I spent the holidays in Manila with my family....

March 9, 2019

Copenhagen, Denmark

Smorrebrod, Danish pastries, more hotdogs, and gourmet chocolates were my favorite things about Copenhagen. Oh and the little mermaid!

March 2, 2019

Ube Cookies

My love for all things ube goes far and wide, and most recently expanded to Ube Cookies.

This has some of my favorite ingredients in one bowl: seared mushrooms, al dente pasta in a creamy sauce, crispy pancetta, and lots of herbs (thyme, parsley, chives) to brighten each bite.

February 10, 2019

Stockholm, Sweden

We were both enthralled by Stockholm - the ocre colored buildings, cobblestone streets, the urban vibe, and Swedish cuisine. Also, we ate a lot of hotdogs.