Traditionally the great British traditional Christmas pudding was a labor of love, I think that’s why my mother used to buy them instead of making them. The recipe would consist of a lot ingredients, soaking dried fruit overnight and steaming the pudding for 8 hours, what madness. So after much research, I came up with… Read more
Kumquats, they’re like mini oranges with an interesting name. There are 3 varieties of the fruit, in this recipe I’m using the oval. They also come in round and the Jiangsu variety which can be round or bell shaped. In the process of making this marmalade, I couldn’t help think about spreading it on a… Read more
1 ingredient ice cream. Yes, it’s true, this is banana ice cream with only 1 ingredient. Frozen bananas are pulsed in a food processor and you get ice cream. Who knew? Yes, I know it’s cold outside. Maybe for some, but not here in L.A., it’s warming up (?). Did you know today is National… Read more
White chocolate cranberry & pistachio bark is an lovely festive treat. Melted white chocolate is studded with dried cranberries and nutty pistachios then allowed to harden and ready for eating. I’m feeling very festive with the striking red and green colors of this white chocolate cranberry & pistachio bark. An easy sweet treat of white chocolate… Read more
Upside down, right side up, this turned into one delicious cake. It is surprisingly not as sweet as it looks and if you’re like me, I do not like overly sweet cakes, even the caramel is not too sweet. It is just sweet enough with a hint of salt and the toasted ground almonds in… Read more
Chicken wonton soup is a quick, delicious and complete meal that can be ready in minutes. The dumplings can be made ahead so the soup is ready to go anytime.
Winter squash salad is perfect for the cool weather and could even make a delicious holiday side dish. Warm roasted butternut squash with apples, candied pecans and orange vinaigrette, because there’s no reason not to eat a salad.
Did you know that you can make a soup thick and creamy without cream? This vegan mushroom soup is full of flavor and you wont miss the cream. I wasn’t trying to make this soup vegan. I just wanted to make a creamy soup without cream. Who knew you could use raw cashew’s to make… Read more