Korean Dumplings (Mandu)

My mother is an excellent chef. Growing up and helping my mom in the kitchen is probably what started my obsession with food. She was very innovative, turning traditional Korean recipes into something she could call her own. Now I’m not sure how close to traditional this recipe is, but I do know that it’s GOOD. Korean food is starting […]

Milano Coffee Cake

I think it’s safe to assume we all know what a Milano cookie is. It’s the type of cookie you would enjoy with a cup of coffee or tea. Or at least that’s what I think normal people do. For me, it’s more like “finish the whole bag while watching Grey’s Anatomy” sort of snack.  Same thing. I honestly don’t […]

Naked Strawberry Cake

My husband often calls me a dork. Up until I started writing this post, I just figured it was flirty teasing. But no, he’s right. I was going to start off by explaining my process of brainstorming a cake for a special occasion. In short, I stay up late at night thinking of flavors, designs, recipes, and the final vision […]

Ice Cream Puffs

I’ve heard that memories aren’t what you remember back to the original moment, but it’s actually remembering the last time you remembered it. It’s kind of weird right? That’s why memories tend to fade – because we “remember” fewer details each time.  Well, I have these random moments where I crave something I have a very vague memory of. I’m not sure […]

Chunky Nutella Ice Cream

Ice cream. It’s good creamy, and it’s good chunky. But it’s especially good when it’s hot outside like today. I noticed from my last post that most of my readers will not have an ice cream maker available. I wanted to do another ice cream post to give you a second option for churning ice cream. Although this no churn method works for […]