Ham, Cheese, and Leek Scones

My latest favorite cookbook is Violet Bakery’s by Claire Ptak. I feel like most cookbooks are all the same these days. They use the same photo style with the filtered-look and the same minimalist design throughout. So before I pick up a copy of any cookbook these days, I skim through the pages and see ...

Blueberry-Cardamom Muffins

This is a Tasting Table recipe that I’ve adapted after I realized that I had all the ingredients in my pantry. I’ve made small changes like using frozen blueberries that I thawed out and gently patted down with a paper towel, and then I cut down the sugar and skipped the sugar topping altogether. All ...

Cinnamon Rolls

20. February 2015 Baked Goods + Desserts + Drinks 0
My god, it’s been a while, hasn’t it? It seems so cliché to say how fast time flies but it really is true when you look at the last time an update was posted on here: October 2014! It’s been brutally cold here in New York City so there’s been a lot of cooking to ...

Black Pepper-Cardamom Banana Bread

I’ve never even been to Café Grumpy, but Noah brought a few slices of their breads and pastries to the office one day and I was blown away by this savory banana bread. I searched for the recipe and found it on Greenpoint Gazette but the measurements were in grams which is really annoying, Brooklyn! ...

Baked Brie with Apple Compote

19. December 2013 Baked Goods + Desserts + Drinks 0
When I first tasted this dessert at my friend Rey’s house, I immediately had to have the recipe. I was surprised that it came from Williams-Sonoma but I guess that makes sense because they have to pair the wares they sell with the foods you can cook with them. (It’s not really a store I ...