We were invited to dinner by baby T's mom so of course I had to make cupcakes, again. Whether you like them or not, if you invite me over for dinner, I will bring cup cakes. Soon if you even look in my general direction you will probably be force[...]
We have always loved soba noodles and when I found these black soba noodles at the health food store I knew I had to make something crazy with them. I'm not a fan of soup which these are usually used in so I decided to make a japanese inspired green[...]
Hello all!! Let me start off by asking, How are you all? I’ve been away from blogging for almost a month or more and while I sit and type this post, I’m not too sure how frequently I would post. All the plagiarism issue has left me[...]
Red Miso Soup for the wintery days? In preparation for the cold blast of rain ahead? That's not the point. It is about Green Tea. Huh? WHAAaat? *rub eyes*
As green tea (not water) was used to make this red miso soup.
If you use a tea[...]
Another sun tea to get you through the hot summer days! I’m a huge fan of black tea (Irish Breakfast is my personal fav that I drink every morning), and so naturally I’d like to have it any time of the day. However, when it’s[...]
Another super simple recipe – maybe I should dub this ‘ Super Simple Recipe Week’ . Here?s a variation on the Orange Pekoe Sun Tea – inspired by a comment Jo left on said post (so leave comments, your happenstance idea[...]
I promise I’ll get back to more involved recipes soon…but to help tide you over, here’s another variation of the Ceylon Lemon Sun tea . This was fabulous, and the cranberries didn’t overwhelm the flavor. So they simply[...]
Travelling in Asia last month once again sparked up my old curiosity for discovering new spices and herbs. I used to browse the stores buying stuff I have never seen and then spending days indulging myself into figuring out what these things were and[...]
Green Tea Cupcakes with White Chocolate Mousse
If you remember the Green Tea Panna Cotta Notta that I made a while back, you may remember that I won a one pound bag of Matcha (Green Tea Powder). I still have LOTS of it left. Not that I[...]
I love it when some of my ingredients-necessities go on sale and love it even more when gourmet ingredients are on promotional discounts (that translates to savings!). And definitely weakens the force of barrier (thrifty buyer like moi) to try[...]
I just love food venues where you can sample the food and talk to the people who make the product. They are so passionate about what they do. Another discovery from our first trip to the Sunset Celebration Weekend is Botanical Bakery . They[...]
This recipe is great for summer any season. Thai ice tea has a wonderful color, and smell like bamboo leaves. This cool sweet orange milk tea pours in a glass of ice. It is the afternoon pleasure!
We bought fresh pasteurize tone milk for[...]