Chick Egg Custard Tarts for Chinese New Year

Happy Year of the Rooster! Saturday,¬†January 28¬†is the first day of the lunar new year and my family in Hong Kong will be celebrating with a lot of good eating. Although eating is pretty much the official pastime in Hong Kong, it’s never pursued more vigorously than at Chinese New Year, when every restaurant and […]...

Passion in Panna Cotta: Lychee and Pomegranate Panna Cotta

The boyfriend has been on a pomegranate kick lately. I’ll see him standing at the sink, staring pensively down, hands subtly moving…doing what? Inspecting the sink for scratches? Ruminating over the dirty dishes I haven’t cleaned from the last baking project? Trying to secretly get rid of something down the garbage disposal? No, he’s patiently […]...

Strawberry Mango Verrine

Apologies for my absence last week – I was working on a post that hasn't quite come together yet. Perhaps the brief heat wave we had was partly to blame: who wants to be inside plinking away on a computer when it's a beyond-gorgeous 90 degrees outside with nary a cloud in sight? For once, […]...