Marking a Milestone: Chocolate Whipped Cream Cookie Sandwiches

Dear readers, I’m back! Apologies for my extended absence, as the last few weeks were given over to finishing edits on my third cookbook. It’s with a sense of relief and anticipation that I let go of the manuscript, and let the publisher take over. I’m looking forward to sharing more about the book as […]...

Making Do: Buttermilk Vanilla Bean Mini Cakes

The days are starting to fall into some semblance of a schedule, albeit a very flexibly-written one. For example, baby is in her best mood in the morning, which means I usually spend that time interacting and playing with her, since she’s at her most adorable and responsive. Afternoons are more of a mixed bag: […]...

A Winning Blackberry Lemon Cupcake

Photo courtesy of Driscoll’s About a week ago I got to be part of an exciting event: Driscoll’s held a holiday cooking and food photography workshop in San Francisco and several local food bloggers, including yours truly, was invited to attend. I had previously got to tour some of the farms that grow Driscoll’s berries, […]...

{Cookbook Review} I’m Back! With Apricot Lemon Hazelnut Bars

Hello all! I’m back from a 12 day Mediterranean cruise – Rome to Venice, with a bunch of Greek isles in between. I finally got to tick quite a few places off my travel wish list; I’m eager to share a recap with you in the next few weeks! But first, thanks for your patience […]...

Frosty Relief for a Hot Summer’s Day

You know what’s really fun on a hot, sweltering, summer’s day? Licking a blissfully chilly popsicle down to the smooth wooden stick, racing to finish it before it all melts down your chin. You know what’s really not fun on a hot, blistering, summer’s day? Trying to take photos of these popsicles before they melt […]...