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Drop of Water or Japanese Rice Cake?

TweetApparently, Japan has figured out a way to make a cake out of water. Every time I think that I [...]

Apparently, Japan has figured out a way to make a cake out of water. Every time I think that I have seen all that Asia has to offer, they throw something like this into my face (and onto my plate). Even though what you see in the picture above looks like a droplet of water (or the tears of a Japanese schoolgirl being forced to ride a pogo stick in front of some businessmen in an anime cartoon) it i... More...


By • Jun 6th, 2014 • Category: Food, FOOD AND TRAVEL


Yum Alert: Devil’s Food Cake with Hazelnut Crunch

Tweet Looking for a dessert to satisfy your Nutella craving? Try this hazelnut cake or these Nutella-pistachio popsicles! Image and [...]

Looking for a dessert to satisfy your Nutella craving? Try this hazelnut cake or these Nutella-pistachio popsicles! Image and recipe via Bon Appetit. INGREDIENTS CAKE Nonstick vegetable oil spray 2 1/3 cups cake flour 1 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 2 teaspoons instant espresso powder 1 cup hot coff... More...


By • Jan 20th, 2014 • Category: Dining, Food, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Recipes


Yum Alert: Chocolate Hazelnut Cream Puffs

TweetThis cold weather makes me want to eat everything I see. These cream puffs look so fluffy and delicious. Another [...]

This cold weather makes me want to eat everything I see. These cream puffs look so fluffy and delicious. Another thing I’ve been craving is this Nutella hot chocolate, so good and warm. Image and recipe via Hummingbird High. Ingredients For the Profiteroles: (makes sixteen 2-inch cream puffs) 1 cup water 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch cubes 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon gran... More...


By • Jan 8th, 2014 • Category: Dining, Food, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Recipes


Yum Alert: Miniature Baked Donuts

TweetThese miniature baked donuts are perfect for any posh kid’s birthday party! They are tiny (kid friendly) and look super fun. [...]

These miniature baked donuts are perfect for any posh kid’s birthday party! They are tiny (kid friendly) and look super fun. Another delicious kid friendly recipe is this s’mores pizza. Image and recipe via Cupcakes & Cashmere. Ingredients:  Non-stick vegetable pan spray 2 cups cake flour, sifted 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon ground nutm... More...


By • Jan 4th, 2014 • Category: Dining, Food, FOOD AND TRAVEL


5 Deliciously Low Calorie Desserts

TweetThere’s no two ways about it: the holidays are tough for dieters like me and you. My family rocks at [...]

There’s no two ways about it: the holidays are tough for dieters like me and you. My family rocks at making delicious desserts – great examples being this white chocolate mousse parfait or these decadent triple decker chocolate peanut butter cupcakes. Holidays are a time when we all feel the need to indulge ourselves a bit, and it makes keeping our waistlines trim a challenge indeed! Well, for ... More...


By • Jan 2nd, 2014 • Category: Adult Health, Family Health, Food


Yum Alert: Gluten-Free Chocolate Donuts with Zebra Glaze

TweetThese rich chocolate donuts look like heaven on earth! Just add a glass of milk and you have the perfect afternoon snack! Image [...]

These rich chocolate donuts look like heaven on earth! Just add a glass of milk and you have the perfect afternoon snack! Image and recipe via Saveur.     Ingredients: 2 cups, plus 2 tbsp. sorghum flour, plus more for dusting ½ cup, plus 2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder ⅓ cup potato starch ¼ cup tapioca starch 1¼ tsp. kosher salt 1 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. xanthan gum ... More...


By • Dec 25th, 2013 • Category: Dining, Food, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Recipes


Yum Alert: Banana, Nutella And Salted Pistachio Popsicles

TweetWe’ve been kind of Nutella obsessed lately, and we are not ashamed of it. Therefore, these popsicles are perfect. I mean, [...]

We’ve been kind of Nutella obsessed lately, and we are not ashamed of it. Therefore, these popsicles are perfect. I mean, Nutella + Bananas + Pistachios =  Heaven in a popsicle. Also, try these equally delicious cappuccino pops. Image and recipe via Smitten Kitchen.   Ingredients:  1/3 cup shelled roasted salted pistachios 4 large bananas, ripe but not mushy A scant 1/2 cup Nutella or a... More...


By • Nov 23rd, 2013 • Category: Food, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Recipes


Yum Alert: Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cake

TweetThanksgiving’s just around the corner, so it’s about time to start looking for thanksgiving dessert ideas. Choosing what to make [...]

Thanksgiving’s just around the corner, so it’s about time to start looking for thanksgiving dessert ideas. Choosing what to make or bring to thanksgiving dinner is almost as hard as choosing what to wear. You want to impress with your cooking skills, but you don’t want to seem like a showoff either. This red velvet chocolate chip cake is the perfect in between, delicious and easy... More...


By • Nov 21st, 2013 • Category: Dining, Food, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Recipes


Yum Alert: Lemon Rosemary Cookies

Lemon Rosemary Cookies

This past weekend my good friend and I decided to indulge in some cookies from NYC’s Grey Dog Cafe. I stepped away from my usual route of choice (chocolate chip cookes) to try their lemon and rosemary glazed one’s. As the cookie aficionado that I am, I would say that they were one of the top five cookies I’ve had in my entire life. While this recipe is not the same as Grey Dog&... More...


By • Aug 24th, 2013 • Category: Food, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Recipes


Yum Alert: Salted Caramel Cheesecake Sandwiches

Salted Caramel Cheesecake Sandwiches recipe.

My mouth is watering just imaging the soft gooey-ness that lies between the sweet and salty biscuits. Salted caramel and cheesecake is the perfect dessert. Salty and sweet? AND a bit of brown sugar, count us in! Ingredients:  2 x 200g packets sugared lattice biscuits 750g cream cheese, softened 1 cup (175g) brown sugar 1 tablespoon golden syrup 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 3 eggs 1 teaspoon sea ... More...


By • Aug 11th, 2013 • Category: Food, FOOD AND TRAVEL, Recipes