Working with Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors is still an honor and pleasure to have them as my client. They certainly have every reason to be the best meat supplier for both home and restaurants. My recent projects (the fourth and fifth) with them were their super fresh, gorgeous beef short ribs and tomahawk (also known [...]
The cheesecake set in my Nordic Ware Pro Form 9 inch Leak-Proof Springform Pan
Cheesecake. I’ve baked, chilled and eaten so many different variations and interpretations in my life that I think I’m coming close to becoming jaded. Nevertheless, my family has a strange obsession for this dessert and requested it for [...]
Earlier this week, I received a bunch of Dannon Activia yogurts by Foodbuzz (seen here) to cook a brunch for a couple of friends.
I’ve tried the flavors prior to making anything. I had vanilla, and their fruit flavored yogurts Harvest Picks of peach, strawberry and mixed berry. They tasted good. It’s not too thick [...]
As the few months of the year rolled by quickly and summer is not too far from now, I have started to consider to eat a little bit healthier since I’ve been stuffing my mouth with rich foods and wanted to eat more whole grains at home.
Since I had time one weekend morning, I [...]
Slice of homemade Carrément Chocolat Cake
It shouldn’t be a surprise to most of you that I adore am obsessed with Pierre Hermé’s desserts and pastries. (I actually bought the same cake (different shape and styling) from Paris a few years ago.) I was craving the most indulgent chocolate cake (and I had [...]
The starter spread, Cheese platter with Emmi Roth Cheeses & Vegetable crudité
Yesterday was a great Super Bowl game as the New York Giants won! Woot! Beyond the sports fanfare, the Super Bowl is a food holiday, if you’re willing to admit it or not.
Since I invited a group of 8 [...]
New Year dumplings topped with Beluga Kaluga caviar & Homemade turnip cake “lo bak gao”
Happy New Year! Admittedly two days late from posting but better than never. I celebrated the new year with family and as usual, cooking and baking up a storm.
The traditional Chinese dishes my family always had, [...]
Caviar Star’s variety of caviar and a slab of salmon fume
My Christmas Eve dinner almost sounds like a New Year’s Eve dinner, come to think about it. Since I’ve cranked out different dinners for different guests for the past two days, I planned to create a lighter yet still very luxurious [...]