banana caramel upside down cake

This cake is very easy to make. You don't need a mixer, or anything fancy (like a springform pan). You mix the cake batter in one bowl, and pour it into a cake pan...

pampanga coliseum

We were at the cockfighting arena in San Fernando, Pampanga, a province in the Philippines. Dark, humid, loud and thumping, I could feel a frantic energy pulsing in the air. It was my first...

strawberry icebox cake

This Strawberry Nutella Icebox Cake is the perfect summer dessert - it's so laid back and easy to make, no fuss, no bake, just assemble chill and go.

garlic and cheese flatbread with herbs

How often do you eat pizza? I love pizza. At my full-time job (I work for an awesome ad agency called Genuine Interactive) we get free catered lunch everyday. Fridays is pizza day, so...

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...