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Gruyère Gougères (Cheese Puffs)

Gruyère Gougères (Cheese Puffs)

It is just one week away from Thanksgiving. As an early planner like me, I can tell you that I am not prepared at all. At this moment, I am still waiting for a head count. Oh my goodness… I hope [...]

November 18, 2015 Appetizer, Cook
BJG_1933-Apple Cider Gummy Bears

Apple Cider Gummy Bears

Hello there, Pooh! You, little gummy bears! I know it is Halloween on Saturday. But I didn’t make these for little trick-or-treaters. In fact, Bryan and I are going on a small road trip later this week, so I want [...]

October 27, 2015 Cook, Dessert/Sweet
Crispy Oven Baked Garlic Chicken Wings

Crispy Oven Baked Garlic Chicken Wings

It is National Chicken Wing Day today! Seriously, who can keep up with all these national food days? There is one almost every week. I heard about today’s one through the morning news. This recipe is a complete coincidence. Last [...]

July 29, 2015 Appetizer, Cook, Poultry
Paletas de Fresas (Mexican Strawberry Popsicles)

Paletas de Fresas (Mexican Strawberry Popsicles)

Have you tried paletas (Mexican popsicles)? Paletas are popsicles made with real fruits and a few other basic ingredients. There are two varieties, water based and cream based. Most of them are made with water, like watermelon, pineapple and guava. [...]

June 3, 2015 Cook
Hong Kong Egg Waffle

Hong Kong Egg Waffle

When it comes to Hong Kong street food, egg waffle (雞蛋仔) has to be the most well-known and unique. It is like many mini egg-shape cakes connected together. Crispy crust on the outside and soft cake in the middle. Little sweet. [...]

January 28, 2015 Cook, Dessert/Sweet
Sweet Glutinous Rice Dumplings with Black Sesame

Sweet Glutinous Rice Dumplings with Black Sesame

This is my interpretation of my grandma’s (my mom’s side) recipe. It is a dish from a specific region in China called “Chaozhou/Chiuchow 潮州”. My grandma is from Chiuchow. The original name of this snack is “Lok Tang Ci 落湯糍”, [...]

February 13, 2013 Cook, Dessert/Sweet
Baked Smoked Paprika Chicken Wings

Baked Smoked Paprika Chicken Wings

Super Bowl is coming up on Sunday. And we can’t go without some chicken wings. These chicken wings are perfect. They are smokey, little sweet and packed with flavors. Absolutely fantastic! The most important is that they just need to go [...]

January 29, 2013 Appetizer, Cook, Poultry
Egg Tarts

Egg Tarts

Egg tart is one of the Hong Kong classic. Everyone in Hong Kong loves egg tart. They like to eat it for breakfast, brunch as dim sum or tea time snack. An egg tart is a baked egg custard in [...]

March 12, 2012 Breakfast, 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
Reese’s Minis

Reese’s Minis at CES 2011

Last week, Bryan and I were in Las Vegas for CES (Consumer Electronics Show). We were there for Bryan’s work. We were so busy that I didn’t have time to update. Sorry about that. Believe it or not? There was [...]

January 11, 2011 Eat