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Basque Burnt Cheesecake

If you want this delicious cheesecake with burnt top but not too much of it, this recipe is right for you. ...

Rustic Sourdough Bread Boule

After conquering the challenge of making wild yeast come to life, the next step naturally is to bake with it.

Sourdough Starter (Wild Yeast)

It's very simple. It's just flour and water plus time. Why do I want to make sourdough starter?...

Chicken in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Pan-fried chicken with crispy skin in a tangy and creamy yogurt mushroom sauce. I don't think I'll get tired of eating this....

Strawberry Pavlova

Adapted from Nigella Lawson's Rose and Pepper Pavlova recipe. I like how this turned out, it so simple and yet it looks...

Sourdough Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have been busy lately with my new baby. I've been feeding it every 12-24 hours. It has grown strong and bubbly...

Mozzarella Sticks

You can make a batch of these and store in the freezer. Serve it your favorite marinara sauce for a delicious...

Pork and Shrimp Siomai

It's been more than a couple of months of community quarantine and we are missing siomai, so we made it at home....

Coffee Jelly with Zabaglione

Zabaglione or Sabayon is an Italian custard sauce made with egg yolks and sugar and Marsala wine, but I like to use...

Japchae (Korean Stir-Fry Noodles)

This is my version of Korean stir-fry noodles, Japchae.  It's one of those one-dish meals that I often make-- it's cooked quickly in one...

Strawberry Compote (Keto Friendly)

Using frozen strawberries is easier, I don't have to wash and hull them, they are ready to use. No mess too. I made this strawberry...

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Stews like this chicken and sausage gumbo, are easy and delicious. The longer you give it time to cook on low heat,  the more...

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Ham Green Chili & Mushroom Omelette

This is one of our favorite breakfast dish in rotation. When we like to cut carbs (rice) for breakfast, omelette is my...

Pecan Pie

This is a repost of this pecan pie recipe that I made years ago. I lessened the sugar and added more photos....

Spicy Shrimp Pomodoro

This dish is absolutely delicious. It only has three main ingredients. Pomodoro sauce, pork broth and shrimp (fresh or frozen)!

Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies

Warm, fresh cookies out of the oven are always a treat. One can never go wrong with cookies.