Homemade goose fat biscuits topped with sliced Johnston Country Ham and poached eggs
Easter, or any major holiday, is always a feast at home.
Since I have this wonderful ham from Johnston Country Hams, I couldn’t resist starting Easter morning with homemade goose fat biscuits (it’s based mainly from this recipe, [...]
I am a big fan of butter. My affinity for baked goods and pastries (eating or baking) that I probably consume more butter than an ordinary person does. It shouldn’t be a surprise that I do like Plugrá a lot when I bake at home. Heck, even using their unsalted butter, spread [...]
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Bowl of uncooked quinoa and The table setting
My family dinner was focused on quinoa. Quinoa is sort of like couscous except it’s a protein-rich grain (not a pasta like couscous) and it tastes nutty when eaten alone. The quinoa I used [...]
Perfect Puree: Passion Fruit and Meyer Lemon
This year’s harsh winter season made me either stay curled up in bed in my pajamas and not leave home or bound to St. Barts. Since the latter couldn’t happen at all because of graduate school, I could do is make something tropical-inspired. Earlier the [...]
If you walk into any Chinese supermarket or grocery store within the past week or two, you are bound to see tins and/or fancy decorated boxes of mooncakes for the Mid-Autumn Festival that’s coming up this Wednesday, September 22nd. (A mooncake is a dense, Chinese pastry that’s usually filled with lotus seed or adzuki red [...]
Bunch of Scharffen Berger chocolates & The Essence of Chocolate book
Last weekend was quite busy for me, as I baked two cakes from Scharffen Berger’s Essence of Chocolate: Recipes for Baking and Cooking with Fine Chocolate. To those of you who follow or actually look at my Flickr photos, I did [...]