O Milk is an all natural, Brooklyn-based nut milk company that creates really delicious nut milks started and run by a husband and wife, Greg and Julie Van Ullen.
I took a liking for nut milks when I did try juice cleansing earlier this year. As it’s creamy, rich and a [...]
Traditional mooncakes (before and after baking)
Mid-Autumn Festival is coming up soon (this year, it’s September 19th) and it seriously felt maybe a week or two ago I made these traditional Chinese pastries – the traditional mooncakes (廣式月餅) and the snowskin mooncakes. I’ve been making these ever since for my family and [...]
This weekend was my brother’s birthday and housewarming party as he just bought a condo within New York City. To celebrate these two fortuitous occasions, I had to bake a cake that’s decadent and delicious. Knowing my brother, he likes complex flavors, dark chocolate and nuts. So, I don’t see an issue [...]
Summer is the best season to bake any desserts with fruit. This past weekend, while shopping for groceries my local market had a huge abundance of red-brown pluots (a hybrid of a plum and an apricot) on sale that’s a shade overripe, so it’s on the softer side – and I bought [...]
Cannelle Patisserie – Exterior, Interior, One of its refrigerated pastry displays, and the St. Honorés
Cannelle Patisserie is one of the hidden patisserie gems tucked in Queens. Whenever I do walk through a few neighborhoods in Queens – Flushing, Long Island City and Astoria – they tend to be bakeries that sell [...]
The long line at Bassetts
A fifth-generation family business and a Philadelphia tradition since 1861, Bassetts Ice Cream Company is a full-service frozen dessert distributor, offering great products and superior service. Founded in 1861, Bassetts is America’s oldest ice cream company and has been serving the frozen treat in the market since [...]
Exterior of Maison Kayser at 921 Broadway; Bread display at the to-go section and interior of the café
Maison KayserMaison Kayser opened its second New York City location in the Flatiron District. Hearing from a few friends and many people (who are NYC based) who follow me on Instagram said to me, [...]
Federal Donuts is arguably one of the hot spots for donuts and fried chicken in Philly. It’s owned by Chef Michael Solomonov, the same person who runs Zahav (which I unfortunately didn’t have the time to eat there).
Prepping for their fried chicken
We visited this famed donut [...]