Yuzu Brown Butter Bars

Yuzu. I don't have a list of botanical facts I can tell you about this fruit other than it's similar to a lemon and its skin looks like cellulite. If you've never heard of this citrus, the one thing you should know is that it's incredibly aromatic. And strong. And very healthy for you. (I [...]

Earl Grey and Pistachio Profiteroles

Profiteroles. As opposed to Cream Puffs which are filled with whipped cream and the occasional fruit, profiteroles are often filled with ice cream or pastry cream. I had some Earl Grey Pastry Cream left over from a previous baking project, and decided to use it as a filling for these profiteroles! These puffs are inspired [...]

Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

It's October and once again, I'm asking myself where the time has gone. I've already been in school for over a month now and we've started preparing for midterms. Despite it, October is one of my favorite months. I'm currently in Southern California where it seems as if summer wants to extend her stay. To [...]

Carrot Cake

"What've you been up to?" is the question I have encountered most, yet have no idea how to respond. Part of it is because I have been attending to the most random this and that of chores and errands, yet another part sheepishly acknowledges the sleeping-relaxing-and-doing-nothing part of my summer. Nonetheless, I cannot believe school [...]

New York Cheesecake

It would only take you two minutes in our apartment for you to realize two things: we have thin walls, and we are a loud group of girls. You probably would not want to be our neighbors. Unfortunately for our resident director and his roommates, they got stuck in the apartment beneath us. It's not [...]