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Jamie Lin

Hi! I'm Jamie and I'm here to share my love for food and travel with all others alike. I live by spontaneity and simplicity, enjoying each day of my openness to experience.

Ham and Vegetable Kimbap (GF)

This nutritious and customizable kimbap is delicious and perfect for meal prepping! Kimbap or Gimbap is a gluten-free, Korean-style sushi roll commonly stuffed with colorful ingredients including carrots, egg, daikon, and more. I put a lot of effort into making a traditional-style kimbap in a previous recipe here, […]

White Chocolate Matcha Cake (Video)

This cake with vanilla and matcha layers, coated with white chocolate and dusted with matcha powder is tasty and visually stunning! Happy St. Paddy’s Day! I feel that it is fitting to share a green-colored food today for the occasion. I am beyond excited to share this cake […]

Purple Sweet Potato Steamed Buns (Video)

These purple sweet potato steamed buns are soft, fluffy, and beautifully colored with the nutritious root vegetable! Steamed buns (or mantou) are a soft type of steamed bread originating from Northern China. They are rather neutral in flavor, making them a diverse food that can be paired with […]

Vertical Layer Chestnut Cake (Video)

As opposed to a typical horizontal cake, this vertical layer chestnut cake is a beautiful surprise that tastes nutty and buttery! To my surprise, chestnuts aren’t very popular in the states (maybe due to its higher cost), even though there is a whole Christmas carol about them. However, […]

Vegan Chocolate Pomegranate Tart

This light and fruity tart made with fresh pomegranate seeds is perfect for any season and is so simple to make! During Winter, pomegranates are sold in abundance and they become quite affordable. I got an EXTRA large pomegranate, almost the size of my head, for $2.50, so […]

Matcha Green Tea Strawberry Cake

Green tea cake with fresh strawberries and strawberry cream is a beautiful and light dessert that is perfect for tea time! Not all cakes have to be dense and overly sweet, right? I actually prefer lighter cakes that aren’t as sweet. Many cakes, especially American ones, tend to […]

Steamed Pork & Cabbage Dumplings (Video)

These pork and cabbage dumplings are juicy, savory, and packed with flavor! The bicolor exterior outside looks impressive and is very simple to make. Happy New Years everyone! I am kicking off this year with my first recipe: steamed pork and cabbage dumplings, stuffed in a bicolored wrapper. […]