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.

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...

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...

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.

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.

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...

I made my favorite fudgy brownies, dark and intense, dolloped spoonfulls of dulce de leche on top before baking, then finished with sprinkles of flaky smoked sea salt. Each bite of dark chocolate brownie,...

Baby Guinness Jello Shots are a delicious dessert-like alcoholic treat! The "beer" portion is made of coffee jello with Patron XO Cafe and the "foam" topping is a creamy Baileys-spiked pudding.

Have you ever had a meal where as soon as everyone takes their first bite, there’s a collective silence that falls across the room, then sounds of degustation, rumbles of excitement, sighs, moans, yum’s,...

February 26, 2015

Breakfast for Dinner

Earlier this week, I was able to go to one of my favorite local diners, The Breakfast Club in Allston. That's right, a diner called The Breakfast Club! And THEY ONLY PLAY 80s MUSIC! It's...