My mom enjoys purchasing over-priced baked goods from high-end grocery stores, but I’m often intransigent on this because homemade pastries are just as piquant, possibly even more, and the production cost is often less. I know I’m biased and I’m only saying this because of my baking obsession […]
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.
If I haven’t stressed how much I like Asian bread, then I am stressing it now again. Asian bread and Western bread have disparate textures because Asian bread is made with a tangzhong method that creates an eggy, fluffy, moist bread dough that is simply irresistible. I love […]
Lemon and almonds pair extremely well together and I got the flavor combo idea from Costco’s Limoncello almonds! If Costco can sell this combo in almond form, then I might as well make it into ice cream sandwich form. It is Summer, and the blazing sun beats down […]
On episode 2 of Test Kitchen, I attempted to make tapioca pearls and milk tea from scratch. I grew up with bubble tea around my life since the drink originated from my family’s country, and in the recent years the drink’s popularity has grown exponentially, along with its […]
I finally created time to start a mini Youtube series called “Test Kitchen” in which I attempt to make foods from around the world for the very first time and see whether it is a success of fail. Filming this video was extremely difficult because I am certainly […]
Walnuts are one of my least favorite nuts because they are pretty bitter unlike almonds, not very versatile. Search “almond recipes” and search engines will spit out tens of thousands of recipes whereas walnut recipes fail to yield as many. Walnuts are mainly used as an add-on in […]
It is so crazy that food and health geeks have discovered that the use of legumes in desserts is a tasty and healthy replacement for flour and oils. While all-purpose flour has little nutrition value, beans pack protein, Vitamin B-6, and potassium, perfect for all types of people, […]