Spring Ratatouille

Spring Ratatouille

June 7 I love going to the markets and seeing the spring and summer produce slowly appear. Every year, when summer turns to winter, I miss the abundance of fruit and vegetables that are in their prime but after a few months, it’s easy to forget what a good tomato looks like. Now that peppers, […]

almond and black sesame milky tea

Black Sesame and Almond Milky Iced Tea

May 19 A couple of weeks ago we went to our local Asian specialty grocery store. I needed some dried mushrooms for a hot and sour soup (that ended up being one of the most disgusting things I have ever made… I was so disappointed, I don’t know what went wrong!). It was late in […]

smoothie bowl

Mango, Banana and Strawberry Smoothie Bowl

April 23 Smoothie bowls have only been in my life since I had my first¬†acai bowl in Hawaii last year. What a breakfast-changing discovery that was! Since then, my freezer has been consistently¬†stocked with a variety of fruit and my pantry is always full of potential crunchy toppings. You don’t need a recipe to make […]

rice noodles with peanut sauce

Rice Noodles with Peanut Sauce

April 5 A few days ago I was scouring Lady and Pups’ website for recipes that use black sesame. For some reason a recipe of homemade wontons swimming in this peanut sauce came up, and I knew that I had to make it immediately (the black sesame creation will be coming soon!). Not only did […]