Aug 29, 2011
Aug 25, 2011
Aug 22, 2011
There is no recipe. I just made a basic tomato sauce and add garlic and basil. Man, it is delicious!
Aug 15, 2011
The pictures caught my eyes first when I saw these cookies. What makes me like them more than the pretty presentation is the fact that they can be made ahead of time and be stored in the fridge waiting to be baked. This is great for portion control. So I don't have to bake a big batch of cookies and eat a lot. This is a simple recipe while has great flavor. The recipe is here and the website is cool!
Aug 11, 2011
After a dinner at an Italian restaurant serving the baked gnocchi, I decided to make my own. To make it more special, I decided to use the butternut squash instead of potato. Thanks for the help, though I completely ran out of patience when forming the gnocchi, they finally made their way. I especially like the orange color of the gnocchi, topped with my basil béchamel sauce, it's beautiful. My friend claimed not hungry but can't stop eating after the first bite. Seems it's obvious enough to say the gnocchi is good :) The recipe I referenced is here.
I baked this cake for a dumpling party. When the cake came out from the oven, I was asked how come the apple slices on the top were dried out. I didn't know but this is what the recipe asked for. But actually, the top slices were not dry, after being glazed with maple syrup and sitting overnight in the fridge. The cake tasted very good though I don't like the presentation. The caramelized apple mixed in to the batter complied well with the buttery taste of the cake. The recipe is here.
Aug 2, 2011
The lemon cheesecake I made the other day was very good, and that inspired me to use lime make another cake. This time I used the Oreo cookie for the crust and a lot lime juice in both the filling and curd topping. It came out very tangy, like a key lime pie. However, I prefer the tart crust in the last cake, oreo doesn't go well with the lime taste though.