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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, […]

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. […]

Beef Curry Puffs (Video)

These savory Japanese beef curry puffs are flaky and full of flavors. They are perfect for Thanksgiving and using frozen puff pastry makes this recipe extremely simple! When I visited Japan, I tried a fried bread called karepan, which is deep-fried bread coated with panko bread crumbs and […]

Coffee Eclairs (Video)

Satisfy you sugar cravings with these decadent coffee-flavored eclairs, consisting of crispy choux pastry filled with coffee whipped cream. It’s a dessert you didn’t know you needed! Coffee + choux pastry is an addicting combination that many people will love! These coffee eclairs have a crisp exterior, a […]

Taro and Pork Floss Sandwich

This sweet and savory sandwich is a popular breakfast in Taiwan that uses taro root and pork floss. It is simple to make and super satiating! Taro and pork floss are two ingredients used commonly in Taiwanese cuisine. Therefore, it seemed inevitable that the two ingredients would be […]

Salmon and Veggie Sandwich

This simple salmon sandwich that comes together in under 10 minutes is packed with nutrients and flavors! I can’t believe I’m saying this, but as the 7th month of quarantine is upon us, I am starting to feel the burden of cooking. Some days, I walk around my […]

Tofu Katsu Curry (No-Fry)

Enjoy Japanese cuisine with this hearty vegetarian dish composed of no-fry crispy tofu cutlets and traditional Japanese curry. Earlier this year, I made a no-fry tofu katsu cutlet sandwich that received a lot of positive feedback. The recipe was rather popular since the tofu tasted fried but was […]