Kahlua Truffles

Kahlua Truffles are easy decadence.  There are a few unusual ingredients that are mixed together and turned into a chocolaty delight in no time at all.  You can spend a fortune in a specialty store for truffles like these but why throw your money away.  Make them and impress your friends and family.  Heck, you will impress yourself while you’re at it.  They are wonderful!...more

Why I went Gluten-Free

Perhaps because I didn't get enough jabbing and pestering for standing out or being different for most of my childhood and sometimes in adulthood (for looking different; I come from an Asian background) and I wanted some more conflict? Because I wanted to try the latest fad? I wanted to be charged with being inflexible or socially awkward with food? Oh I've got it, I want to make my life more unnecessarily complicated?! No, no, NO! ...more

Chick-fil-A

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Spinach, Tomato and Olive Flatbread Pizza (Gluten-free and Vegan)

Let’s talk about superfoods.According to Wikipedia, the word “Superfood” is a marketing term used to describe foods that are healthy.It is also described as a nutrient-rich food considered to be beneficial for human health and wellbeing....more

Easy Overnight Vanilla Cinnamon Granola

I love recipes like this:  simple, delicious, fast and custom-made to make my life easier. All you do is mix together the short list of ingredients, place on a baking sheet, cook in the oven for 10 minutes, then turn the oven off and leave it be until the next morning when you will be greeted with the most heavenly smell drifting from your kitchen. ...more
BlogHer mmm looks yummy!more

Gluten-free Brazilian Cheese Rolls

When you're gluten-free, it's a rare treat to eat a sandwich with bread that actually tastes good. I'll even pass for edible.  Well, these Brazilian cheese rolls are not only good, they're delicious.  I had a version of them at a lovely New York restaurant called Comodo and went home and figured out how to make them.  They use tapioca flour so they're gluten-free.  They taste like gougeres, and you know how addicting they are.  ...more

Jeweled Brussels Sprouts.

I remember the first time I set out to cook Brussels sprouts. It was a handful of years ago when I was still living in Connecticut in my somewhat run-down but hugely spacious third-floor walk-up apartment — the one that I wouldn’t come to appreciate until I moved into my first Boston studio....more