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Espresso-Chocolate Shortbread

Espresso-Chocolate Shortbread

Chinese New Year is going to be on Jan 31st this year. It is 3 weeks away. It is time to get things ready. But you may ask what shortbread cookies and Chinese New Year have anything to do with [...]

January 9, 2014 Cook, Dessert/Sweet
European Hot Chocolate

European Hot Chocolate

The past weekend was kind of rough. Bryan’s car was broken into. His car was parked on the street overnight like normal. The next afternoon, we got in the car and realized the phone USB charger was missing. Then, we [...]

December 12, 2013 Cook, Drink
Double Crunch Banana Split

Double Crunch Banana Split

I am sure most of you have had a banana split when you are little. Who can forget that creamy ice cream, ripe banana, sweetened whipped cream and chocolate sauce? It was always a delight to get that special treat. [...]

August 1, 2013 Cook, Dessert/Sweet
Ferrero Eggs

Snack: Ferrero Eggs

This Easter, Ferrero has pushed out a new product in the US, the Ferrero Eggs. There are two flavors: Hazelnut and Cocoa. When I saw them at Ralph’s last week, I grabbed a bag of the hazelnut one. Once I [...]

March 5, 2013 Eat
Molten Chocolate Cakes with Raspberry Filling

Molten Chocolate Cakes with Raspberry Filling

No matter it is Valentine’s Day or not, these molten chocolate cakes are luscious and tempting during any time of the year. Steaming hot thick and creamy chocolate oozing out with tangy raspberries filling is just irresistible  And the great news is that these cakes [...]

February 5, 2013 Cook, Dessert/Sweet
Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Valentine’s day is around the corner. Bryan and I don’t really celebrate Valentine’s day. But this is a good excuse for me to make some delicious desserts. Nothing says Valentine’s day more than a vivid red cupcake. Red velvet cupcake [...]

February 2, 2012 Cook, Dessert/Sweet
Swiss Milk Chocolate

Snack: Swiss Milk Chocolate (Lindt and Trader Joe’s)

A year or two ago, I was at a friend’s house. I was offered some Lindt milk chocolate. WOW! It was the best milk chocolate that I ever had in my life. But these were just Lindt chocolate…. Why did [...]

December 20, 2011 Eat
Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake

Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake

I rarely made whole cakes. I usually bake cupcakes. But this chocolate mousse cake just looked too good. I had to try it. I wasn’t disappointed at all. Although there were many steps and it was very time-consuming, the end [...]

December 8, 2011 Cook, Dessert/Sweet
Kit Kat Big Little

Snack: Kit Kat Big Little

Last week, I was shopping at Mitsuwa Marketplace (Japanese supermarket). When I was in the snack aisle, the Kit Kat Big Little box was talking to me. I always love Kit Kat, and bite-size Kit Kat sounded even better, so [...]

October 19, 2011 Eat
Jacob’s Club Biscuit

Snack: Jacob’s Club Biscuit

Jacob’s Club Biscuit is one of my favorite childhood snack in Hong Kong. It is a chocolate covered biscuit. My favorite is the orange flavor one. A crunchy biscuit is covered with a thick layer of chocolate with a hint [...]

September 12, 2011 Eat
S’mashing S’mores

Snack: Trader Joe’s S’mashing S’mores

Last week, Bryan and I took my Hong Kong friend to Trader Joe’s. My friend, Tony wanted to bring some food snacks for his friends back in Hong Kong. While we were looking for some cool snacks, Bryan saw this [...]

July 18, 2011 Eat
Good Old Brownies

Good Old Brownies

  This brownie recipe is very simple. It is not that harder than a store-brought brownie package. I added some semi-chocolate chips in the batter, so there was crunchy bite. I like the brownies. They were so moist and chocolatey, [...]

April 8, 2011 Cook, Dessert/Sweet