Desserts

Tickle that sweet tooth.

Super Simple Paleo Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe & Cookbook Review

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 | 0 comments

Super Simple Paleo Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe & Cookbook Review

I do Crossfit.  I also love ice cream.  And the two never conflict with one another.  There’s a common misconception that all Crossfitters eat paleo.  While I have friends that are on paleo diet, and I enjoy entertaining the idea of it, sugar, dairy, and wheat make up the foundation of my dietary pleasures. 

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Simple Pandan Coconut Ice Cream Recipe

Posted by on Aug 9, 2014 | 2 comments

Simple Pandan Coconut Ice Cream Recipe

A week ago, I posted a video on Instagram of pandan ice cream churning in our ice cream maker.  I received a few recipe requests, so here it is!

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Foolproof, Ridiculously Easy Nian Gao Recipe for Chinese New Year Pudding Cake 年糕

Posted by on Feb 10, 2013 | 4 comments

Foolproof, Ridiculously Easy Nian Gao Recipe for Chinese New Year Pudding Cake 年糕

This Lunar or Chinese New Year, we attempted to make as much of our Chinese meal from scratch as possible.  In reality, depending on who you ask, it wasn’t a traditional menu.  There were no whole steamed fish or chicken, abalone slices on vegetables , dried oysters stewed with hair-like seaweed, or any of those typical Chinese New Year dishes that we grew to love (or despise) as kids.  We did, however, tried to keep it Chinese-y.

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Coconut Black Forbidden Thai Rice Dessert with Mangoes Recipe

Posted by on Jun 1, 2012 | 8 comments

Coconut Black Forbidden Thai Rice Dessert with Mangoes Recipe

It’s mango season again so I thought I’d sneak in a simple tropical dessert recipe. Using sweetened rice or beans in desserts is very common in many Asian cultures, especially in the Southeastern region. Here, a deeply purple, long grain rice is the star.

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The Best Fool Proof Recipe for Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted by on Dec 16, 2011 | 17 comments

The Best Fool Proof Recipe for Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

My personal challenge this year is to conquer my fear of baking. The precise measurements, temperature settings, and timing always intimidated me so I avoided baking at all cause – until recently.

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Warm Maple Apple Tarte Tatin Recipe

Posted by on Nov 16, 2011 | 9 comments

Warm Maple Apple Tarte Tatin Recipe

Moving onwards, the next easy Thanksgiving dinner recipe is a buttery and syrupy maple apple tarte tatin. Since the crust can be made ahead of time like the anchovies polenta appetizer, I prepped it in advance and move onto the other dishes.

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