The first time I went to Paris, I may have driven my friends a little mad with my requests to stop at what felt like every shop that sold macarons. There were macarons in every color of the rainbow and so many delicious flavors available, it was impossible not to want to try them all! […]
I was browsing Instagram one day and came across a gorgeous cake by America’s Test Kitchen and learned that they published a new cake cookbook last year! I immediately ordered that book (of course), and then saw that they also published a new cookie cookbook, too! My mind was blown! It was difficult deciding which […]
Honeycomb Candy, Cindertoffee, Sponge Toffee. There are several different names for this sweet treat! The first time I had Honeycomb Candy was only a few years ago when a colleague brought back some Crunchie candy bars from the UK back to the office. I thought they were made out of real honeycombs…I didn’t realize how […]
If you ever get a chance to go to Honolulu, Hawaii, I highly recommend visiting Liliha Bakery and getting a box of their Coco Puffs! Their Coco Puffs are one of my favorite desserts in the world! This gloopy, messy, and delicious dessert is pâte à choux with a chocolate filling, and topped with what […]
Angel Food Cake is one of my favorites because it’s so soft, airy, fluffy, and has a nice subtle sweetness to it. I found this recipe in the America’s Test Kitchen cookbook and decided to give it a try.
Mizu Shingen Mochi, or water cake, is like nothing I’ve eaten before. It’s like eating a gelatinous blob of water that changes from solid to liquid the moment it goes in your mouth. It’s definitely a fun dessert to make and eat. My water cake didn’t look like the works of art I’ve seen on Japanese websites, but […]
If you search the internet for a recipe for Gingersnap Cookies, you’ll no doubt find a plethora of potential winners. I found and tinkered with a recipe that I thought sounded great because it had triple ginger action: ground ginger, fresh grated ginger, and crystallized ginger. Turns out this recipe really is a winner! These […]