Chinese Sugar Egg Puffs (Sai Yong): Easiest Donuts Ever

February 18th, 2015 · 32 Comments · Pastry, Recipes

Chinese sugar egg puffs

It's been a non-stop parade of celebrations these couple of weeks. First Valentine's Day, then Isabelle turned 25 months (I know, once babies turn 2 you don't really do the month thing anymore, but it's still a milestone), we celebrated 4 years since we adopted Snickers (I need to do a post on that too!), plus it's Chinese New Year on the 19th! Oh, and I guess there was Presidents' Day on Monday, which really served as just a day to get caught up on all these other events!


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Donuts Redux: Can’t Stop the Deep Frying

February 9th, 2012 · 14 Comments · Breads, Pastry, Recipes

apple crumb donuts

Valentine’s Day just around the corner? How did we get to February already? Well, just in case that you thought that getting married meant an end to romance, I am concocting something hopefully-appropriately-amorous for next week. In the meantime, you can hop over to Gourmet Live and see my contribution to the Top 15 Romantic Restaurants across America. It’s hard to choose from the ever-updating pool of restaurants in SF, but this is one of my current faves.


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Preaching the Donut Gospel

February 2nd, 2012 · 19 Comments · Breads, Pastry, Recipes, San Francisco

french crullers

Before I go into a recap of my weekend spent spreading the donut gospel to eager culinary students, just a couple fun announcements:

Remember the Driscoll’s berry dessert contest that I won? Part of my prize was the opportunity to have one of my recipes featured on Driscoll’s website. That recipe, Swirled Strawberry Cupcakes, is now up, in time for your Valentine’s Day baking. Go take a look!

Also, I was flattered to be interviewed by Poor Taste magazine, an irreverent online food periodical. If you’re curious, pop on over for a read and take a look at some of the other great articles.


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