Matcha Green Tea and Azuki Beans Eclairs

We’re revisiting my pâte à choux recipe today, turning it into French eclairs with a Japanese twist.  Choux pastry is a super adaptable; you can pipe them into small rounds, logs, and even into a ring.  You can stick to the traditional route and fill the pastry with vanilla cream, or you can be creative and [Read More...]

Zeppole with Blueberry Sauce

There used to be a hole-in-the-wall shop near Union Square that is the haven for all lovers of fried foods. They have some of my favorite treats like funnel cake and fried oreos, and just as I was excited to introduce to my friends about my newfound toothache in town, Led Zeppole closed down and [Read More...]

Buffalo Chicken Flatbread Pizza

Have you been following the NCAA March Madness?  I haven’t been paying too much attention to the tournament this year to know which teams are promising or not, but I’m hoping to make it back in time for the championship game.  I’ll be leaving tonight for a two-week long vacation in Hong Kong (my sister’s [Read More...]

Lavender Honey Macarons

Given that it is officially Spring tomorrow, I want to share a light, floral dessert recipe with you: Lavender Honey Macarons.  Do you remember these photos?  I used them as my blog header image for a while, but never got around to posting the recipe. Macarons couldn’t be simpler when it comes to ingredients, but [Read More...]