Roasted Pluot Phyllo Tarts and a Farewell to My Kitchen

Want to know what the highlight of my last week was? Here’s a clue: Yes, that’s me standing next to my brand-new stove in my brand-new place. Excuse the ridiculous glare from the flash of the little handheld camera we brought to document any issues in the home walkthrough (fortunately, none). Needless to say, I’m […]...

Chai Cupcakes, Two Ways

When I worked at this chocolate cafe, we in the pastry kitchen were responsible for baking up all sorts of chocolate-intensive treats, as well as making the chocolate drinks that were the specialty of the house. From classic hot chocolate to mochas to bicerins, we made the mixes for the drinks in the kitchen, and […]...

Green Tea Cheesecake

Apologies for not getting this post up by the end of last week, but I have two exciting updates on what's been going on in my life. The first is that I am moving to a brand-new place just outside of the city, so it's going to be a tornado of sorting and packing in […]...