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Tiramisu Parfait

September 6, 2013 Desserts

Preconceived notion. Dictionary defines this as: noun an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence. That’s exactly what I did with tiramisu — i had a preconceived notion that it’s one of the most complex desserts to make.

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Brown Butter Crepes w/ Rhubarb Compote

April 2, 2013 Breakfast/Brunch

I love discovering unfamiliar produce in the market. Although rhubarb is something many have been feasting for a while now, I’m afraid I can’t share the same enthusiasm. This is one “party” that I’m definitely late to. Well, better late than never, right? And I’m so happy to report that we can’t live without rhubarb. […]

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Pumpkin & Coconut Cream Pie

November 20, 2012 Desserts

I‘m back in Orlando, for now. And it feels so good Not that Los Angeles wasn’t great. Home is different. And feeling homey is very important.

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Pumpkin Coconut Cream Trifle

September 25, 2012 Desserts

Hey there. As I sit at my desk, typing away at the recipe for this post, I cannot help but ponder how much my life is now surrounded not only with family and friends — but with food. I’m definitely not a trained chef or whatever — but like humanity has evolved, I’d love to […]

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Grilled Summer Fruit Salad w/ Balsamic Reduction

August 14, 2012 Desserts

The biggest takeaway from living abroad is — food. At least, to me. I’d love to think food connects people and culture. And I did that as soon as we made US our home away from home. Take it from me — food does bridges gaps.

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