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Hong Kong Mango Crepe

Typically when great foods coalesce, an even greater product is produced. This is certainly true for mango crepes. However, not just any crepe, but rather a Hong Kong Style Mango crepe which marries 3 wonderful foods together to form the paradigm of beauty. It is simple to make, […]

Cherry Clafoutis

It is Summer time and that means many fruits are in season! The good thing for us consumers is that prices drop and we can save tens to hundred of dollars on certain groceries. It’s axiomatic to say that cherries are quite expensive. The average price is about […]

Green Tea Marble Cake

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 […]

Lemon Almond Ice Cream Sandwich

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 […]

No-Bake Protein Bites (GF + Vegan)

I am constant on the run, and I typically snack on banana chips, dark chocolate covered nuts, granola, or pretzel chips. I chose these snacks because they’re “healthier” than potato chips, crackers, or other processed bars, but I realized I was actually gaining weight and not feeling satiety […]

Seaside in Winter: Aegean Sea

Today, the sun made a rare occurrence in Turkey’s skies as it peeped behind grey, stratus clouds. Understandably, people set foot outside of their rooms, cameras around their necks and phones in one hand, eager to snap photos of the sun and sky, which resembled an orb against […]