Summer Berries and Earl Grey Cream

Use whatever summer fruit you want for this summer berries and earl grey cream dessert! #berries #earlgreytea #whippedcream

summer berries and earl grey cream sounds summery, but maybe not explicitly fourth of july. let me explain. there’s the very stereotypical red (strawberry), white (whipped cream) and blue (blackberries and blueberries). it’s a nod to america’s english roots, due to the british propensity for tea and tea time, as well as wikipedia’s claim that […]

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 […]

Cherry Jasmine Waffles

These cherry jasmine waffles have fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside waffles, topped with cherry sauce and jasmine whipped cream.

i’ve had some minor cooking fails recently. but they’ve been piling up. the okonomiyaki that was impossible to flip because of too much cabbage and not enough batter. the cream puffs that didn’t quite poof enough and the flavors weren’t great enough to justify all the work. the first waffles to pair with the cherry […]