mango lime pavlovas

Dear Howard, Oh, you’re challenging me to recreate a dessert? Oh, one that you’ve missed because the restaurant is closed during the pandemic? Oh, you don’t think I can make it? Challenge accepted. I mean, I need a weekend project anyways. The longer a recipe takes, the more I’m into it these days. I willContinue reading “mango lime pavlovas”

cinnamon twist buns

Dear Simon and Nancy, I am so behind in writing and posting! I had to do a double take when I saw the date from when these photos were taken. September 2019! When you were here visiting! I remember dropping off these buns to you both and my parents. I hope you enjoyed eating them.Continue reading “cinnamon twist buns”

gingery brownie crinkle cookies

Dear Vikki, Thank you for being such a big champion of these cookies. I was looking for my next baking inspiration on NYT Cooking when I spotted these. It really is the triple threat by combining our favourite things like cookies, brownies, and ginger. And it’s a good thing that it’s not that easy toContinue reading “gingery brownie crinkle cookies”

salted butter and chocolate chip shortbread

Dear friends, Happy new year! I love a good round number like 2020 and am looking forward to Lunar New Year this coming weekend. I hope you all had a lovely holiday and got to make new memories with friends and family. I don’t make resolutions nor did I make a birthday wish, but I’mContinue reading “salted butter and chocolate chip shortbread”

butter mochi

Dear Mom and Dad, I still haven’t been to Hawaii yet, but this Hawaiian butter mochi recipe caught my eye. It’s a buttery and chewy coconut dessert that I thought you’d like as well since you’re both such fans of coconut flavours. I showed it to Laura and she said it’s like nian gao thatContinue reading “butter mochi”