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Butterfly Pea Cheesecake

Butterfly Pea Cheesecake

Fall and winter are my favorite seasons, but dangnabit, it still feels very much like summer in San Francisco. I have sweaters and boots ready to go once it gets cooler. I’ll have to settle on my summer dresses and shorts for a few more […]

Fig and Cheese Custard Tart

Fig and Cheese Custard Tart

So the husband said this is by far the best tart crust I have ever made. I’m flattered, and also a bit sad because I’ve made SO MANY TARTS BEFORE. He told me this has been the flakiest crust I’ve made. And quite honestly, it […]

Matcha Butter

Matcha Butter

I’ve always wanted to make my own butter, and I’m so sad I didn’t start sooner. It was so easy and the final product was super soft and creamy. I didn’t even need to use any special tools or equipment. All I used was an […]

Cherry Shortcake

Cherry Shortcake

It’s been cherry season in California for the last month or so now. My parents gave me a bag of red cherries. Oddly enough, I don’t like eating cherries on their own. I feel they’re better suited in desserts for some reason. I wanted to […]

Strawberry Thyme Galettes (Phoros Mix)

Strawberry Thyme Galettes (Phoros Mix)

When it’s good, it’s good. And what’s good is the combination of strawberry and thyme. I love balancing sweet flavors with fresh herbs. It’s refreshing and adds layers of dynamic flavor. It’s the beginning of strawberry season and I’m so excited about all the pastries […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hazelnut and Espresso Cookies

Hazelnut and Espresso Cookies

I’ve been wanting to experiment with a more nut flours. As I’ve restarted this blog, and have gotten into a good groove, I’m trying to avoid us packing on extra pounds from all my cooking/baking. I have to find alternative ways to cut sugar and/or […]

Apple Tart with Salted Whiskey Caramel

Apple Tart with Salted Whiskey Caramel

So I made a HUGE batch of salted whiskey caramel and wanted to make good use of it. Apples. Caramel. These two things go hand-in-hand. I decided to make an apple tart but I wanted it to look really pretty like those on Pinterest, cause […]

Salted Whiskey Caramel

Salted Whiskey Caramel

Chris is a whiskey drinker. For the longest time, it was the most disgusting smell and taste to me. But over the years, I’ve learned to appreciate the smokiness of whiskey and, on occasion, might even order a whiskey drink for myself. Pretty funny story, […]