Xiao Long Bao - Shanghai Steamed Soup Dumpling. **WARNING** be prepared to be seduced by a stranger
Spotted eclair, ivory chocolate glazing, green tea marzipan spots, ivory chocolate and green tea cream, Fauchon, Paris
'Perfect' omelette, with chive flowers
An elegant salad, perfect for spring - and easy!
Tiramisu for vegans!
Sunday dinner is... dunking crusty Italian bread into the gravy.
The Midnight Snack of Champions: walnuts with Parmigiano Reggiano and honey
Honeydew Melon Sorbet is easy to make and super refreshing.
What will be going...on top of this bed of vegetables?
Heart attack on a plate? Well, maybe I won't go back for seconds.
Learn how to make awesome desserts from an awesome pastry chef. Now with classes in Berkeley, Portland OR and New York!
Purple fava beans -- pretty, but are they tasty?
What would you do with raw olives? Why, house-cure them, of course. It's easier than you think ... but watch out for the scourge of mold!
Rich red beet and cocoa cake . . . edible sophistication
Simple side dish of roasted shiitake mushrooms
I can't imagine any cake looking bad on this Black Lace Cake Stand by Yvonne Lam + Gloria Law
Lotus root... seductive in its simplicity, this small offering among 10 side dishes from a recent visit to Seoul's Pulhyanggi left us craving even more.
Is that a heart ?
Chicken Marsala with Green Tea Soba
... euh... why not? east meet west dish
Body piercing for your fruit? Nah...just tattoos!
Of Pralines and Packages
fluffy little gnocchi? hearty garlicky tomato sauce? hells, yes!
This is what pillows must look like in Heaven!
Dear Husband...my wish list for Mother's Day
(these are bowls made of vegetable slices pressed into durable parchment and hand shaped)
Who's your daddy?
I miss Paris...and Steak Frites
Mongolian Beef - more like onions with scallions stir-fry? Wooo...heaps of onions and scallions and just few slices of beef.
Say hello to your Godmother
Shoyu ramen at Kahoo in San Jose. A light, sweet soup sprinkled with lard, the best ramen to be had in the Bay Area!
My first time making ceviche... and no one croaked. Cheers!
Ratatouille is perfect for all the veggies from your summertime garden. (P.S. is anyone else really, really excited for the movie? :p )
No-knead bread 101: white bread vs multi-grain bread recipes
Dark Chocolate Brownies with Fleur de Sel