Black Sesame Ice Cream with White Miso Caramel

  I’m continuing my streak of Asian desserts by looking back at one of my favorite Asian flavors: black sesame. It’s still kind of a niche flavor over here but in Hong Kong (or Japan) it’s a near-staple of any bakery menu. Interestingly, while both white and black sesame seeds are common in Asia, I […]...

Dessert First + Alessi: Roasted Strawberry and Marshmallow Ice Cream

Strawberry and Marshmallow Ice Cream in Alessi Big Love Hello! I’m excited to announce a collaboration between Dessert First and Alessi for the month of May: four recipes by me, photographed in some of Alessi’s beautiful and distinctive pieces. This partnership came about a couple months when I was invited to preview some of Alessi’s […]...

A Sundae for Summer

This post was meant to go up earlier last week, but disaster struck – we had a freezer malfunction at home and the ice cream I made all melted! Fortunately we were able to salvage most things, but it delayed photo-taking for a couple days. Not that melty ice cream can’t be just as delicious, […]...

Driscoll’s and Roasted Strawberry Ice Cream

Thanks to all of you and your support of sated magazine! As a reminder, there are couple days left in the giveaway to win a free copy of the first issue. We will also be announcing pre-order information very soon, so please keep checking back! I apologize for the late post; what with trying to […]...

Pandan and Coconut: Snapshots from Vietnam

Apologies for not posting last week, as I was getting ready to teach a cookie class at Tante Marie’s and prepping for the 2012 SF Blogger Bake Sale announcement. As amends, I hope you enjoy the extra-abundance of photos in this post, where I share a few snapshots from my trip to Vietnam. While I […]...

{SF} My Favorite Ice Cream Shops in San Francisco

Typical menu board at Mr. and Mrs. Miscellaneous. Flavors change daily – another incentive to visit often. By popular request and in an attempt to populate the “San Francisco” tab on my site, I’ve created a list of my favorite ice cream spots in San Francisco. Of course, I started this last week when it […]...