Pandan Cheesecake Pops – An Alluring New Flavor

Elle of Feeding My Enthusiasms and Deborah of Taste and Tell, two blogs I totally adore, picked something quite playful and adorable for this month’s Daring Bakers – cheesecake pops from Sticky, Chewy, Messy, Gooey by Jill O’Connor. Elle and Deborah gave us quite a bit of leeway in customizing our pops, which I’m sure […]...

For Love of Lychees

When I visited Amai Tea House in New York, one of their treats I sampled besides their tea cookies was a moist lychee brownie. The brownie was pleasantly thick and fudgy, but it didn’t have quite enough lychee flavor for my taste – I am quite fond of the fruit, so perhaps I hoping for […]...

On Being a Traveler

I’ve only traveled alone a few times before in my life – circumstances have usually provided me with company, whether obligatory (read: family) or chosen (i.e. friends), on my travels, and I generally enjoy having someone to share my explorations with.  However, the few occasions I’ve had to voyage solo have yielded some of my […]...

The Sweet Side of New York

I’ve been trying to pull together a report on New York City all week, and finally came to the conclusion that I’d have to split in two -there’s just too much to talk about! Here, then, the first part: a report of all the sweet spots I visited during my time in the city. I […]...