Almond Cherry Bostock

This almond cherry bostock can be eaten with a fork and knife, but it's equally as easy to pick it up and chow down. #cherry #almond #french #bostock #brunch

this almond cherry bostock would be good for christmas breakfast, though i’m pretty sure you won’t see this in time to test that theory out. so why don’t we assume that it would be good for any sort of special breakfast/brunch occasion you have coming up? also, let’s define bostock. (i sometimes assume prior knowledge […]

Cherry Almond Croquant

This cherry almond croquant is super crunchy and almondy, with pops of tart dried cherry. #french #cookies #almond #cherry

there’s a weird duality to maintain when you’re asian american (or, let’s be real, the mixture of any cultures). it’s serving no mai fan alongside the jello salad and turkey at thanksgiving. it’s knowing what soondubu is, and harboring a soft spot for peanut butter. so in that same vein, i’m bringing you two homemade food gift […]

Jasmine Cream Puffs

The basic cream puff gets an upgrade when the whipped cream filling is flavored with jasmine tea. #jasminetea #creampuffs #whippedcream #dessert

so, something cool is happening. it’s been a year in the making, which is a long time considering my mental calendar usually revolves around the meals in my day and/or a school quarter, aka 11 weeks. i’m now e-published! it’s an anthology of food writing, published by the bay area library epublishers. you can download it […]

Palmiers

Palmiers, or French butterfly cookies made of puff pastry, are crispy and flaky and gently sweet. #french #palmiers #cookies #puffpastry

if you want to make something that makes people go BS, THERE’S NO WAY YOU MADE THOSE, then palmiers, aka french butterfly cookies aka elephant ears, are perfect. you need 2 ingredients and 20 minutes, then you’re set to wow everyone. it’s the kind of thing that calls for guidelines rather than a whole recipe, and i’ll […]