Homemade Pocky

For a Chinese kid growing up in Canada, I was pretty in touch with my roots. I grew up in a mix of cultural influences, which I didn’t always appreciate at the time but do now. I used to get really annoyed when my parents would use their vetoing powers to kick me off the […]

Conversation Heart Macarons

Remember those conversation heart candies from like the 90s and early 2000s? Yeah, those reallllly chalky ones. BUT whatever they lacked in taste and texture, they sure made up for in cuteness.  Back in elementary school, my friends and I were super careful bout which messages we gave out. For example, you would never give one […]

Nutella Macarons

For my birthday, my Twinner (my term of endearment for my best friend who is always on the same wavelength as me) got me Dorie Greenspan’s newest cookbook. How he knew that I’ve been coveting that book, I’ll never know. I never even spoke of it but somehow he knew the EXACT thing that I […]

Thank You, 2014

photo taken 08.27.2014 near The Black Tusk When I won my Kitchenaid mixers in 2013, I didn’t think anything else afterwards could top that. But then 2014 came with all its surprises and obstacles and opportunities and adventures. It felt rewarding and stressful and exhilarating and enlightening and challenging and refreshing all at the same […]

Top 10 Recipes of 2014

I can’t believe another year has come and gone. I’m 22. I’m a year from graduating and working in the “real world”. I’m 3 years from my quarter life crisis. OHMAGAWD. Be right back, freaking out! Annnnd, I’m back. This year has been crazy good, filled with new adventures and tonssss of personal growth. For […]

D&H’s Wedding Dessert Table

Before this year ends I want to do a quick recap of D&H’s wedding dessert table that I catered back in August.  First off, how crazy is my friend to trust me with this HUGE task? When she first approached me, I actually rejected her kind offer and told her that she would be much more satisfied […]