Category: My favourite things

Baking Recipes, My Comfort Food, Pies & Tarts, Reinventions of classics

Let this Apple Pie Pizza capture your pizza-loving heart

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Pizza is without a doubt one of the best inventions on the planet, but as far as comfort food goes, pie comes in a close second. So to whoever invented this Apple Pie Pizza at King Arthur Flour, hats off to you for fusing two awesome things in one! It’s been a while since I …

Traveling

A throwback to my favorite San Francisco memories of 2016

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I don’t know if some you still remember the New York travel series I wrote some months ago, but before all that happened, I did in fact spend a bit of time in San Francisco. I guess since it was my first time visiting New York, I was more excited to write about it. It …

Casseroles & Layered Bakes, Cooking Recipes, My Comfort Food

This Cherry Chipotle Chili Recipe was a fitting first try

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Lately it’s been raining quite a lot, and if there’s one thing I love about the rain, it’s the fact that it makes me think of having another serving of this piping hot bowl of Cherry Chipotle Chili. Oddly enough, the only times I get strong cravings for warm bowls of stews and noodle soups …

Frozen treats, I scream for ice cream (I do)

A Sweet Cereal Milk Ice Cream to bring you back to your childhood

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It’s been a while since we’ve had cereal of a colorful nature in our house. It’s interesting how as kids we tend to respond to colorful sweet treats, but then most of us sort of deviate from it as we grow older. (Mostly because we realize it’s all sugar haha!) But I must not be …

Baking Recipes, Cookies, From the books, Reinventions of classics

These Banana Bread Biscotti with Chocolate are the most epic biscotti ever!

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Before I decided to make my own blog, I was an avid follower of several food blogs. Let’s call them my major inspirations for finally diving into food blogging myself. I was inspired by their wit and creativity when it came to food and how they presented it to the world. One of my favorites …

Asian cooking, Baking Recipes, Simple cakes, The Tummy Train TV, Traveling

Vietnamese Banana Cake + Hanoi memories in a video

Vietnamese Banana Cake

Despite my delight in banh mi and pho, I realized I actually don’t know a thing about Vietnamese desserts. Vietnamese coffee is of course not counted in this category! In any case, that was the beginning of my search for a Vietnamese dessert recipe to try, and I came across this rather simple version of …

Traveling

This post about my Hanoi trip in 2013 is the ultimate throwback

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So I was going through my files one day and I “unearthed” this folder of photographs from my trip to Vietnam way back in 2013. I had meant to write about this Vietnam trip right after publishing my Cambodia posts since I visited both places right around the same time. Somehow this one never materialized. …

Asian cooking, Burgers & grilled things, Cooking Recipes, My Comfort Food, Pork dishes

Making Easy Lemongrass Pork Banh Mi At Home

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It’s amazing how open-minded people are nowadays. This “evolution” is one of the things I credit for the influx of all these delightful brands and food products from overseas. Being exposed to curious things abroad through the web, people are now more willing to try new things. 20 years ago, before the Internet became a …