Before I wax poetic about the topic of this post, I’m going to be honest. When I first had Italian rainbow cookies (aka tri color cookies, aka tri colore), I did not like them. My palate was young and foolish…it did not know the error of its ways. Particularly, it did not have an appreciation… Continue reading Taste the Arcobaleno (That’s "rainbow" in Italian)
It’s interesting what evokes memories in people — colors, sounds, sometimes a word said in a certain way…even scents — almost anything, really. Sometimes it brings tears, sometimes a smile. Sometimes people feel happiness, sometimes fear, sometimes just plain nostalgia. And then there are some things that, when you look at them, bring back such… Continue reading Memories
It seems that there is never enough time in the day to do everything I want to do, and I know I am not the first person to make this observation. It just amazes me how true it really is. On top of not having enough time to do everything I want to do, I… Continue reading Pao De…What?
I love salmon. It has a distinct taste from other fish I’ve ever eaten (apart from eel, but I don’t really count eel as a fish because…it’s eel), and when it’s cooked, it retains a lighter shade of its lovely pink color that cheers you up on sight (pink is a cheerful color after all). … Continue reading I Call This One "Salmon Au Vinaigrette"
I’m sitting at a Starbucks, taking advantage of the free Wi-Fi I get with having one of their Gold membership cards. I’ve become a NYC cliché just for the next hour or so, until my sister frees up from work and we can commute home together. It’s a truly gorgeous day, the first day I’ve… Continue reading The Light Side…Or The Dark Side?
I have big news to announce! I have been given my first opportunity to do A WEDDING CAKE for one of the girls my sister knew in high school! But wait! There’s more! The bride also asked if I would do cookies for a cookie buffet with four cookie varieties (chocolate chip, Mexican wedding, oatmeal… Continue reading Big News!