Flan de Coco

Flan de Coco

Last week, Dan and I celebrated our anniversary! I can’t believe how time has flown by and how many different things we have shared together since then, including moving in together, planting a garden, being there for each other through the ups and downs of life and career, and surviving a pandemic. Dan and I [...]

Empanadas Tucumanas

Empanadas Tucumanas

Today, we will be looking at one of the most traditional Argentinean recipes of this country’s cultural tradition. I’ve been wanting to bring this recipe to the blog for a long time, and finally I’ve tested it and tried it and I’m so excited to share it! Many of you might be thinking, “It’s the [...]

Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookies

Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookies

It’s National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! And normally I don’t observe any of these new food holidays celebrated all over the Internet, but…chocolate chip cookies are actually my most favorite cookie of all time. The first time I baked something in the US, it was chocolate chip cookies. I had heard about this American classic [...]

Thai Tea Ice Cream

Thai Tea Ice Cream

Happy August! How are you all? The past month of July struck Minnesota with a steamy heat wave that set all kinds of new records, sometimes with as many as seven consecutive days with a temperature of 90° or more, and that has prompted my kitchen to be strangely dormant. This weather is so unusual [...]

Granny Eliza’s Chocolate Pudding

Granny Eliza’s Chocolate Pudding

When it comes to chilled desserts and custards, pudding often gets overlooked for its more sophisticated adult versions of custard-type desserts, like pots de crème, ice cream, mousse, and parfait. In comparison to these, pudding may sound too commonplace or humble to merit a blog post. However, blame it on childhood nostalgia, chocolate pudding is [...]