I remember a few years back, I really disliked eating brown rice. Whether it was the texture, taste, or the cooking process, I found it to be inferior to white rice. With my Asian background, I grew up eating white rice almost everyday, so brown rice never crossed my mind as being an option. It …
Hi everyone! Just wanted to share some photos from El Catrin’s grand opening dinner party from a few months ago. It was a 8 course meal with 8 cocktail pairings; crazy huh? I was very impressed with how they handled the event, as the food was delicious and each course came so
As you can tell from my recipe index, when I’m not busy experimenting with matcha or green tea, I’m testing out black sesame desserts, heh. I LOVE éclairs. They’re really simple to make, but so satisfying and incredibly delicious. Well, when I say “simple”, many things are simple to make
The Chef’s House. JaBistro. La Carnita. Hawker Bar. Fire on the East Side.
A few months ago, I discovered a newly-opened Japanese pâtisserie called mon K pâtisserie, located at Oxwell & O’Connor. I was ecstatic because they create French pastries with Japanese influences, which is similar to what I do :D It was pretty much out of the way for me
At this point, I can pretty much say that I’m obsessed with making entremets, lol. I’ve been putting together different ingredients to create unique cakes that I think my customers will love. Some made it onto Charming desserts’ menu, and some did not. It takes several attempts
My family is crazy for crème caramel, lol. I remember having to make them at least once every week for our guests. So simple to make, yet so delicious. It’s amazing how the caramel can be so sweet and bitter at the same time. This is caramel in its purest form – no cream added; …
Rock Lobster. Oddseoul. Richmond Station. Zakkushi.
There is quite a number of baking pans that I’d like to purchase, with Wilton’s mini donut pan being one of them. After much contemplation, I finally decided to purchase it last week, lol. As most of you know, I love making anything green tea. The bitterness of green tea combined with