Tag: cooking

Spinach and Potato Gozleme

Try this traditional Turkish savory flatbread that is extremely delicious and simple to make. When I visited Turkey last year, I saw these layered flatbreads at every rest stop, supermarket, food stall, and restaurant. They were often filled with cheese, meats, spinach, or a combination of those ingredients. […]

Lighter Strawberry Passion Fruit Cheesecake

Bake a fruity and tangy cheesecake that is lightened up with Greek yogurt! This cheesecake includes a strawberry swirl and passion fruit drizzle, which works out to be the perfect combination.  The temperature has been increasing gradually and my cravings for fruit-flavored foods are at an all-time high. […]

Mozzarella Potato Croquette (V + GF)

These delicious potato croquettes have a crispy exterior and creamy interior and go so well with a maple syrup sriracha dipping sauce! I typically eat fried foods only at restaurants because I am too lazy to fry my own food at home, so ordering some deep-fried snacks as […]

Egg Onigirazu (Sushi Sandwich) (GF)

Enjoy a healthy and gluten-free lunch by making onigirazu (sushi sandwiches) that can be stuffed with an array of ingredients! Onigirazu are basically sandwiches in which the bread has been swapped with sushi and seaweed. They originated from Japan and are now very common in East Asian countries […]

Swirl Matcha Chiffon Cake

Create this light and fluffy matcha chiffon cake with an elegant swirl pattern! Chiffon cakes are light, fluffy, airy and lower in fat than regular cakes since they are mainly composed of meringue. The meringue allows the cake to rise almost double in the oven! I prefer chiffon […]

Vegan Chocolate Tart

This vegan chocolate tart is refined-sugar free and made with a unique nutritious ingredient! The temperature has been gradually becoming warmer as Summer slowly approaches, so a cool and refreshing chocolate tart is the ideal dessert for these days! Rather than using typical ingredients for a chocolate tart, […]

Nut-Free Black Sesame Macarons

Make these budget-friendly, nut-free macarons that are made with all-purpose flour instead of almond flour!  Macarons are tricky but rewarding desserts that often require multiple failed trials before one gets it correct. Macarons are quite expensive because of a few main reasons: 1.) a high failure rate 2.) […]

Korean Fried Tofu Sliders (Vegan + GF)

Eat the most iconic dish in Korea in sandwich and plant-based form!  Korean fried chicken is considered to be Korea’s most iconic dish. There is nothing to dislike about mouthwatering and crispy fried chicken, coated in a sweet and spicy sauce. The crispy coating and sauce are what […]

Korean Sauteed Rice Cakes (GF)

Cook up some flavorul and filling restaurant-style Korean sauteed rice cakes for only a quarter of the price! Korean rice cakes, called tteok, are rice cakes made from grains of rice that have been broken down into fine flour. Because it is made from rice, it is gluten-free […]