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Macarons from Ladurée in NYC

I took a mini vacation with Hubster this past weekend to NYC, which was fun and relaxing. While there we stumbled past Ladurée, a French pastry shop on Madison Avenue and decided to check them out. There was a long line up for it, which made us even more determined to get some macarons and [...]

Zelda Heart Container Red Velvet Cake

A bunch of friends decided to have a Valentine’s Day potluck this weekend and I thought it was a perfect opportunity to use my heart shaped cake pan. I decided to try my hand at a red velvet cake, which would be a first for me. I used the recipe listed below, which was incredibly [...]

Día de la Candelaria

Last month we celebrated Día de Reyes (King’s Day) with my Meican co-worker who brought back a rosca de reyes from Mexico. The rosca de reyes is a sweet bread in the shape of an oval donut that has three plastic figurines of a baby Jesus. Traditionally families will get together on January 6 and [...]

Congee Wong

I recently went out with hubster’s family for congee for the first time. One of their favourite restaurants to go to as a family is Congee Wong, which up until this time hubster’s dad thought it was called Congee Queen. I didn’t have the desire to try out congee before because in my parent’s culture [...]

Dulce De Leche Brownies

I had some leftover dulce de leche from my alfajores recipe so I decided to make some brownies with them. I used my easy go-to brownie recipe for this called Best Basic Brownie from Tasty Kitchen with some modifications and then added in spoonfuls of dulce de leche in the brownie batter. It turned out [...]