toro truffle maki oishii

Here’s another installment of my Good Eats series, where I share some of the great foods I’ve enjoyed but were previously undocumented. I’ve been going out a lot more often lately so this one...

strawberry granita

I have a quick round-up of easy dessert recipes today - all of them are fool proof and simple to make, you can prepare them a day or two in advance, and I promise...

rocky road fudge

I love that this fudge has a lot of different flavors and textures in each bite: soft and pillowy marshmallows, crunchy buttery walnuts, tart and boozy cherries, and sweet and creamy chocolate.

moms pasta sauce

This is My Mom's Pasta Sauce. This is unlike any other pasta sauce I have ever tasted. It's an epic meat sauce, but it's also more like a surf and turf because of the...

mini lemon scones

They kinda look like fat cookies, but they're really just tiny little scones. Mini bites filled with bright lemon flavor and sweet and creamy white chocolate. So good.

hibachi fried rice

Japanese fried rice is typically mixed with meat from a hibachi grill (flat griddle), ideally a ribeye steak (my favorite), or chicken, tofu, or seafood. I used cauliflower rice instead of white or brown...

coconut panna cotta

I've never actually made panna cotta before because I always thought it has an intimidating multi-step process that might involve water baths or something, but I couldn't be more wrong. Making panna cotta is...

brigadeiros
April 6, 2015

Brigadeiros

These chocolate bonbons are called brigadeiros. They're a typical Brazilian dessert, essentially chocolate fudge balls and sometimes referred to as chocolate caramel balls.

squid ink spaghetti with buttered crab and gremolata breadcrumbs

Gorgeous black pasta, glistening with olive oil flavored with garlic and anchovies, topped with buttery sweet crab meat, and sprinkled with crunchy lemony gremolata breadcrumbs.

filipino ensaymada
March 23, 2015

Filipino Ensaymada

Filipino ensaymada is a soft, buttery brioche-like bun, topped with butter, sugar, and cheese. Some versions (like mine) use buttercream. Some use margarine. Some omit the cheese, but if you know me, I never...