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Spring Asparagus Soup

Spring Asparagus Soup

Ever since spring started, I’ve been waiting for loads of asparagus to hit the markets. And my dream has finally come true! Imperfect finally had organic asparagus in stock. The imperfection was that they were “too thin” but that just means they’re perfect for soup. […]

Chocolate Chai Babka

Chocolate Chai Babka

I’ve wanted to bake a plait after watching all the seasons of The Great British Bake Off on Netflix. The intricacies of the braids and the contrast between the dark and light colors are so beautiful. One of my favorite things to see is the […]

Juicy Lucy Baos

Juicy Lucy Baos

Cheeseburger baos have been popping up on Instagram again lately. It seems some local Bay Area bao shops have started making these delicious morsels of food. I was curious how this dish started so I did a little bit of research. While I can’t indicate […]

Pandan Kaya (Coconut Jam)

Pandan Kaya (Coconut Jam)

Believe it or not, I was a picky eater growing up. But I wasn’t picky because I didn’t like or want to eat. I just really wanted to only eat the good stuff, all the time every time. My mom struggled with finding things to […]

Green Onion Pancake

Green Onion Pancake

It was hard being Chinese and born/raised in America. Even though I lived on the West Coast where Chinese food was prevalent and pretty authentic, it wasn’t widely accepted by kids my own age. I was constantly teased about everything that I ate. There was […]

Pork Belly Buns

Pork Belly Buns

There are times that I want to be lazy but still eat good quality food. This is why bottled marinades are so important! Marion’s Kitchen was so sweet to send me a set of their marinades and sauces to try out. I have been wanting […]

GOT Arya’s Meat Pie

GOT Arya’s Meat Pie

In honor of the final season of Game of Thrones premiering last night, I made the pie that Arya served Walder Frey. Unfortunately, my local butcher ran out of Frey meat, so I used a combination of lamb and lamb sausage. I’m sure it tastes […]

Blood Orange Spritzer

Blood Orange Spritzer

I know the weather hasn’t really been a good indicator of it, but spring is just around the corner. While there’s amazing produce that comes during the spring, we have to bid adieu to some of our favorite citrus fruits. I’ve been seeing less and […]

Mike’s Mighty Good Craft Ramen

Mike’s Mighty Good Craft Ramen

Mike’s Mighty Good sent me a medley of flavors of their craft ramen. There were so many flavors, I didn’t know where to begin! With over nine broth flavors, there’s definitely one for everyone to fall in love with. The story of Mike’s Mighty Good […]

Pancakes by Phoros with Blueberry Compote

Pancakes by Phoros with Blueberry Compote

I don’t know about you, but I love eating my pancakes with bacon and blueberries. Nothing beats the flavor combo of a little sweet with a little savory. Phoros Nutrition sent their Protein Pancake and Waffle Mix for me to try. This mix is high […]